Finance

What to say when someone ask you about your salary?

There are times when someone – at a business or social setting – ask you a question your rather not answer. How much do you make? You gained so much weight – what happened? Are you …

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8 Personal Finance Blogs Worth Checking Out

Let’s be honest: talking about finance can be intimidating for some people, and the serious ‘let’s get down to business’ tone normally used by finance experts or books could scare some off. Not to mention all …

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MY CONFESSION: Why I struggle living in KL & how I finally rent a decent condo for RM 150 per month

Moving from Shah Alam to KL Back in 2011, I just graduated from university and got my first real big-city job in Kuala Lumpur. I was 23. The salary was RM3,000. When I received the …

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MY CONFESSION: How I Spend RM 200, 000 on My Wedding & Why I Regret It

In early October, almost everyone I know on Facebook had either commented, shared or liked a post which drew criticisms and outrage from netizens. The post was about a newspaper ad by AEON Credit service, …

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100 ways to save money and still have a quality life

Whatever the economic situation, at JewelPie, we believe it’s a virtue to save and manage our finances wisely. Saving money doesn’t necessarily means that we have to give up our happiness, be cheap or lower …

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How to take good food photos on Instagram and earn money from them

We love capturing beautiful things and sharing a piece of our life – especially food – with the world through Instagram. We know, we are not the only one. When your food arrive on the …

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MY CONFESSION: I had almost zero in my bank account & what I did to overcome it

This story is shared by a reader, Miss L. At the age of almost 30, when a large number of people my age are on their way to have a stable life (with solid career …

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Grocery Haul: How many breakfasts can you make with RM 50?

Our pockets are feeling rather pitiful since the implementation of GST and the depreciation of our currency. Many of us are getting more wary of how we spend our money.  While we want to be …

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13 Things You Shouldn’t Buy When Living on a Strict Budget

With full implementation of GST, everyone has no choice but to tighten their belts, regardless of how much we all earn. But just because we’re trying to save more, it doesn’t mean that we have …

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GROCERY HAUL #1: How much fruits can you buy with RM 30?

Since the implementation of GST, we’ve been feeling the pinch every time we buy groceries and other things. We thought that if we shop smarter, we could stretch our Ringgit and still get nutritious food …

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