Keeping it Real with Personal Finance

Balkoni Hijau is a Malaysian personal finance blog targeting Millennials & Gen Z’s. I cover unbiased personal finance content based on my personal and practical experiences. I deliver my message in a simple to understand language with no fancy, pretentious jargon.

Short History of the Founder

My name is Helmi Hasan, and I founded Balkoni Hijau in 2019. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, and worked as a Design Engineer in the Oil & Gas industry in Singapore for about 4 years.

After the worldwide oil crisis hit in 2014, I was laid off from my job. I then returned to KL and started an Airbnb business targeting tourists in Bukit Bintang.

2020 came and slapped the world upside down. I closed my business and had to adapt to the ‘new norm quickly.’ I now work in the Digital Marketing field and am working hard to grow Balkoni Hijau’s audience on the side.

Work With Balkoni Hijau

Contact me for the services listed below:

  1. Advertising
  2. Product or service sponsorships
  3. Invite me as a speaker
  4. Collaborations
  5. Freelance writing service

Speeches I Have Given

What People Are Saying About Balkoni Hijau

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