Financial Knowledge – Infographic

Financial knowledge is an important component of financial literacy for individuals, to help them compare financial products and services and make appropriate, well-informed financial decisions. This part of the research assesses the extent of Maltese and Gozitans’ basic knowledge of financial concepts, and the ability to apply numeracy skills in a financial context, ensures that…

Maintaining Your Home

Beyond the long list of costs related to buying a home, maintaining a home costs money, too. In this section, you’ll find information about the types of essential expenses you will need to budget for. Mortgage Payments This will be one of your biggest on-going expenses. Speak with your bank about automatically deducting your mortgage…

The Start of a Two Year Retirement and Financial Capability Campaign Co-Financed by the European Social Fund

The Retirement and Financial Capability Group within the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights, and Social Solidarity launches a two year communication and awareness campaign on financial capability that is co-financed under the European Social Fund programme – Project 2.63: Knowledge, Training, Communications and Supports Measures in Support of Vulnerable Groups. The campaign is designed…

Managing Money in a Second Marriage

Remarrying or living with a new partner or spouse often involves adjusting to a different financial relationship. Accommodating changed money roles and personalities may require breaking old patterns and adopting new ones. There are typical issues that arise with any newly married couple such as when to spend versus save, how much debt is too…