Other cultures in Malaysia have adopted the custom too.
You can also use an Ang Pow as a wish holder by writing your dreams and aspirations on a piece of red paper and place it inside the envelope.
Ang Pow Should Never Be White White should never be used for ang pow packets since white is the colour of pak kum envelopes containing cash which are presented to bereaved families at funerals to help pay for funeral expenses.
Using some of the money to pay off debt is also recommended but always remember to leave some of the money inside the red envelope and place it in your purse, handbag or wallet.
Colouring an Ang Pow will usually lead to a lot of questions about Chinese New Year and is a great way to teach the younger generation about these traditions.
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