Needs and Wants

Where is your money going Month to Month? Identify where your money is going on a day-to-day basis. Then, the next step is to look where your money is going on a month-to-month basis. Categories weekly basics (like food, groceries, toiletries) insurance (like home, motor, life insurance, car registration.) utilities (Internet and telephony, electricity, water)…

Inheriting money

… often passed on by means of a legal document called a will or testament. A will does not take effect until the testator’s death, and it can be cancelled or altered until then. Provisions of a will signed prior date of death state the wishes of the deceased regarding the disposition of his or…

TEENS

Set a monthly budget for your expenses. Find a job to learn the value of earning for a living. Separate savings money from spending money. Learn the difference between a debit card and  a credit card. Prioritise the things you need to buy over the things you want to buy. Learn price consciousness – how…

First National Financial Literacy Quiz Held

14 May 2019 First National Financial Literacy Quiz Held Conceptualised by the Department of Accounting and Business Studies within the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes (DLAP) at the Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) and supported by HSBC Malta Foundation as part of its Future Skills programme, the 1st edition of a national financial…

Losing Your Job

Losing your job is stressful and places a strain on your personal finances. Even if you have received compensation from a redundancy payment, losing your job can impact your ability to keep up with your financial obligations. Having a plan in place will make a difference on your financial and emotional well-being. The very first…