Affordable housing a shared responsibility, says BNM Governor

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): Decent affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people, and to the smooth functioning of economies. Yet around the world, in developing and advanced economies alike, cities are struggling to meet that need. In line with the country’s commitment to provide adequate and...

When financial knowledge alone is not enough

Only 24% can survive up to 3 months with own savings and only 10% can remain unemployed within 6 months By AZREEN HANI / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN FIFTY percent of Malaysians admitted to having difficulties to raise RM1,000 for emergencies. One in five working adults said they did not save in the past six months....

AKPK: Our services are free

PETALING JAYA: The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) does not charge anything for their services. "AKPK's services are free of charge for all individuals. We have never appointed any third party or agent to act on our behalf," AKPK corporate communications head Mohamad Khalil Jamaldin said in a...

'Disclose Accurate Information'

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara said it has been engaging with various state authorities on the issue of financing for affordable homes. In a statement yesterday, Bank Negara said together with the state governments and banking industry they are working to align the criteria used in approving house financing and improve the...

140,000 Pelanggan AKPK Berisiko Muflis

KUALA LUMPUR 29 Nov. - Seramai 140,000 pelanggan Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) yang 80 peratus daripadanya pemegang kad kredit, berdepan risiko muflis jika mereka gagal membayar balik pinjaman bank.     Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif AKPK, Azaddin Ngah Tasir berkata, golong­an itu kini mengikuti...

Berdisiplin Buat Bayaran Semula Pinjaman Bank

Tindakan membuat pinjaman bank untuk menyelesaikan hutang sedia ada tidak mampu menyelesaikan masalah kewangan kerana perbuatan itu ibarat ‘gali lubang baru untuk tutup lubang lama’.     Ketua Jabatan Komunikasi Korporat Agensi Kaunseling dan Peng­urusan Kredit (AKPK), Mohamad Khalil Jamaldin berkata,...

AKPK, Visa launching game on how not to waste money

Article taken from The Rakyat Post   The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) and Visa have created an online financial literacy game called Cent-sible Choice, aimed at educating young Malaysians about financial management responsibilities.   “We want to equip young Malaysians with practical...

Kaym, Akpk Didik Pelajar Urus Kewangan Secara Bijak

Article taken from Bernama   MELAKA, 1 Okt (Bernama) -- Satu Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) telah ditandatangai antara Kolej Antarabangsa Yayasan Melaka (KAYM) dan Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) dalam Program Jelajah Bijak Wang diPusat Transformasi Bandar (UTC) di sini, baru-baru ini.   KAYM...

Pendidikan kewangan sebagai agenda RMK-11

Article taken from Utusan Malaysia   KUALA LUMPUR 30 Sept. – Kerajaan perlu menjadikan pendidikan kewangan sebagai satu daripada agenda penting di bawah Rancangan Malaysia ke-11 (RMK-11) bagi mendidik masyarakat tentang kepentingan pengurusan kewangan.   Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Agensi Kaunseling dan...

AKPK expects 800 people to exit debt management programme

Article taken from Astro Awani   KUALA LUMPUR: The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) expects about 800 people to exit its debt management programme by year-end, CEO Azaddin Ngah Tasir said.   The programme assists borrowers to work out budgets that will help them meet their loan...

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