Malaysian Shares How Much He Saved In One Year By Putting Aside RM1 and RM5 Notes Daily

Ever wondered what you could achieve by saving up those loose coins that jingle in your pocket? 

One Malaysian took this question to heart and turned a simple habit into a remarkable accomplishment.

malaysian shares how much he saved in one year by putting aside rm1 and rm5 notes dailyPhoto via Facebook (Joe Najib)

Since January 1st, 2017, one individual has made it a daily routine to set aside all the RM1s and RM5s from their wallet. Fast forward to today, and they've amassed an impressive sum of RM3,900. 

Meet Joe Najib, a familiar face in the socio-political commentary scene, whose Facebook posts garner attention from over 20,000 followers!

Joe shared his money-saving practice with his audience, emphasising the impact of consistent efforts over time. "For some, RM3,900 could mean the downpayment for a new phone or even a month's salary," Joe noted in his post. 

"As for me, it's my ticket to a well-deserved year-end holiday, just as it has been in previous years."

While RM3,900 might not seem like much at first glance, Joe encourages others to give it a try, even if just for a week or a month. "You'll be amazed at how quickly those savings add up," he remarked. 

RM3,900. That's the total I managed to save by taking out RM5s and RM1s from my wallet and putting them aside at the...

Posted by Joe Najib on Friday, 22 December 2017

Indeed, this simple strategy could lead to extra funds for shopping sprees or indulgent dining experiences, proving that small changes can yield significant rewards.

What money-saving tips do you have that you could share with us?