In Malaysia, in addition to luxurious cars and homes, a title and public acts of religious charity also add to the credibility of a scamfluencer. Some even specialise in cultivating a religious image and have no shame in calling their ill-gotten wealth as ‘rezeki’, writes economic researcher Azizul Amiludin.
Surveys and their purported insights are now a common way to influence our consumption and opinion. Designed correctly, surveys can be insightful. But you should ask questions the next time a survey makes a surprising claim, writes economic researcher Azizul Amiludin.
Driven by technology, the future of the workplace is hybrid – partially in office, partially remote. Yet why do tech giants keep building mega offices?
If you see a friend or cousin doing well speculating on the stock market, ask yourself if your financial situation is similar to theirs – because some people can lose RM15,000 but lose no sleep, while others may lose RM4,000 and have their entire life crumble upon them, writes economic researcher and investment manager Azizul Amiludin.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wonderful tool and is increasingly being used in recruitment. However, is it the magic tool that takes recruitment to a new level, or a screen that reinforces insularity, asks Azizul Amiludin.
It is no surprise that the older generation loses more money to scams. They have more savings than younger people. However, older people may have less opportunity to generate income after being scammed.
In light of the Archegos Capital Management saga, local day traders need to pause and ask themselves if they know they are running their own leveraged family office, and if so, whether they can afford to do so, writes Azizul Amiludin.