The pros and cons of earned wage access


Paywatch Malaysia Sdn Bhd co-founder and chief executive Richard Kim.

THE earned wage access (EWA) debate continues to rage on, despite the fact that most Malaysians have yet to hear of such a scheme, with it being the relatively new kid on the financial inclusion agenda block.

In a nutshell, EWA is the financial facility of allowing a company’s employees access to a portion of their wages before the traditional payday, usually to meet some immediate financial needs.

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Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month
RM5/month

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Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

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