We owe agency a debt of gratitude

Article from New Sunday Times   IT is astounding that more than 350,000 people were on the brink of bankruptcy with an accumulated debt of RM337 million, until they were saved by the Counselling and Credit Management Agency.   The agency was a saviour to these people, who had no way out and were...

Rebuilding 350,000 Lives

Article taken from New Sunday Times.   With an accumulated debt of RM337 million and nowhere to turn on, many people had attempt suicide.   But the Credit Counselling And Debt Management Agency (AKPK), which set up office in 2006, had counselled and helped them to manage their income.   “For those with...

AKPK, A Saviour To Those In Debts

Article taken from New Sunday Times   They each contemplated suicide. But a good Samaritan showed them that their financial woes could be overcome by going to the debt management agency. “We had nowhere to turn to and had become social outcast because of our debts. I was a well-respected senior naval officer in...

Don’t be duped by agents — AKPK

Article from Borneo Post   KUCHING: Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) has cautioned the public not to be duped by agents marketing their services in debt restructuring using AKPK as a party in their services contract.   AKPK Sarawak Region head Marlene Margaret Nicol said it had come to...

Jangan Boros Berbelanja

Artikel dari Kosmo   Kuala Lumpur - Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) menasihati orang ramai agar mengikut beberapa garis panduan yang diberikan bagi menghindari tabiat boros berbelanja.   AKPK dalam satu kenyataan berkata, meskipun pengguna kini sibuk dengan persiapan perayaan tetapi...

Expert Tips On Avoiding Overspending In The Run-Up To Hari Raya

Article taken from Bernama   KUALA LUMPUR,-- It is possible for one's personal finances to go awry in the run-up to the Hari Raya celebration in the absence of proper planning and prudent spending.   The Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) has offered some relevant tips to guide Muslims into...

Hold Your Purses

Article from Harakah on 14 July 2015   Stop. Wait a minute. Check your purse before it is too late!   Fireworks. Green packets passed around. Aromatic smells of delicious rendang and curry fill the air, making your mouth water. The ketupat, used to decorate the house, brightens the atmosphere with their...

Kad Kredit Umpama Pisau

Artikel dari Sinar Harian 1 Julai 2015   KUALA LUMPUR - Sebanyak 2.8 juta permohonan kad kredit diterima institusi kewangan negara tahun lalu.   Timbalan Menteri Kewangan II, Datuk Chua Tee Yong berkata, daripada jumlah itu hanya 1.2 juta permohonan diluluskan.   Menurutnya, langkah itu diambil...

Lavish lifestyle, greed and love can lead to financial ruin

Article from The Star   PETALING JAYA: Sandra’s* marriage ended because of her taste for expensive shoes, clothes and jewellery despite not earning enough.   After her divorce, she quit her job and hoped to earn more from her multi-level marketing business.   But the single mother still spent...

23,484 golongan belia muflis

Aritkel daripada Utusan Malaysia.   KUALA LUMPUR 25 Jun – Pengurusan kewangan yang lemah, tidak dapat mengawal penggunaan kad kredit dan kegagalan membayar pelbagai pinjaman menjadi punca ramai golongan belia diisytiharkan muflis sebelum berumur 35 tahun.     Timbalan Menteri Kewangan, Datuk Ahmad...

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