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Light, non-serious things related to living in Malaysia. May or may not be related to personal finance.

[Personal] I Never Imagined Exercise Would Help My Career and Income, Until It Did

Career and Income

1.5 years ago, I switched from paid employment to self-employment. It’s been great. I have earned up to 4.8x my previous monthly salary.

My exercise journey also started more or less the same time. From the peak of my weight, I’ve lost about 28kg so far. I know BMI (Body Mass Index) isn’t the best indicator, but I’m finally in the ‘healthy’ range. As someone who has always been ‘the fat one’ since primary school, this is a pretty big achievement. I’m crazy proud of myself.

It can’t be a coincidence. I think exercising and healthier living choices did impact my career and income, for the better. This post is a jumble of self-reflection on this correlation.

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The Raya Experience – What It’s Like

raya experience

It occurred to me that some of my friends probably don’t know what Malay people do at kampung during Raya. So I collated my Raya experience, hope you guys find this interesting! I know I get curious on what people do during Chinese New Year, Deepavali, and other festivities too 🙂 Let’s start from Day 0 – the day before Raya.

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10 types of people who read Ringgit Oh Ringgit

ringgit oh ringgit

Most of my traffic is organic (ie came from Uncle Google). I expected finance terms, sure, but I was also surprised by some search terms people use that end up here!  I did not expect this for a finance website!

Here are some the 10 types of people who read Ringgit Oh Ringgit. Thanks korang sayang korang <3

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