Prepping 101: 5 Essential Things You Must Have When You Move To New House

wrench set house prepping toolbox hardware

(My favourite set of tools as I can use for both house related DIY fixes and also car repairs. It is easy for my kids to use to fix their own cabinets and book selves for their rooms. Image source: Lazada) 

In the last 2 years, a number of my colleagues, friends and relatives had bought new houses and immediately set on renovation and interior decoration.… [Click to read the rest] “Prepping 101: 5 Essential Things You Must Have When You Move To New House”

Special Projects 101: Part 1: New Car Makeover 2021 – Suspensions

car makeover Proton suspension 2021

Image of the leftover suspension parts changed after they had collected all the old parts and replaced it with brand new original parts. The decision to change all in one go is to save cost and time before it breaks down.

This will be Part 1 of the car makeover project but please expect this series to take some time to complete considering the budget and progress of work in this pandemic.… [Click to read the rest] “Special Projects 101: Part 1: New Car Makeover 2021 – Suspensions”

Special Projects 101: New Car Makeover 2021(Prelude)

car makeover restoration project

A makeover makes a lot of difference given the time, passion and cost that one has. Owning a car is one of the “must-have” items for anyone in the modern era – however, a car is an asset that is expensive to buy and maintain and depreciates and prone to wear and tear depending on its mileage and usage.… [Click to read the rest] “Special Projects 101: New Car Makeover 2021(Prelude)”

Budgeting 101: Easy Project – Fix It Yourself Water Heater 2020

drill DIY tools toolbox water heater wiring

(The year 2020 was ripe for a water heater replacement project and you need to have one of these items on standby – a proper toolbox set with the basic items like screwdrivers, hammer, pliers, etc, extendable ladder, water leakage tools, spare bulbs & cables and of course a drill. Image source: Pexels).[Click to read the rest] “Budgeting 101: Easy Project – Fix It Yourself Water Heater 2020”

New Malaysia 101: Positive Case for PR’s 100 Days Plan

PR Pakatan Rakyat Harapan Malaysia

(Pakatan Rakyat or simply known as PR is making its case to the general public that it can make a positive difference if it becomes the Government but we need a more convincing case. Image source: http://wargamarhaen.blogspot.com)

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Tech News 101: Brand New Laptop, To Buy Or Not To Buy

Dell Inspiron 1501 Buy Laptop

To buy or not to buy a brand new laptop when the company already provided me with a good laptop – that is the question which been running through my mind for the past few days. Image source: Notebook Check

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Fuel Price Increase: 30 Cents Up, It Is Time To Do A Budget

budget

(A sample of my very crude but effective budget dashboard template in worksheet format – of course, I have multiple sheets for daily input of expenses and consolidation by months. The consolidation by month is more for the yearly income tax reporting)

Is this sound very familiar to you?

You received your salary on the dot and based on a rough calculation (some use only their 10 fingers), deducting estimated expenses for the month (it was food, beer and transportation for me), you gather that there is a surplus of almost RM1,000 (I know RM1,000 is bloody lot for some.… [Click to read the rest] “Fuel Price Increase: 30 Cents Up, It Is Time To Do A Budget”

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