PRESS STATEMENT

ĠEMMA Know, Plan, Act within the Office of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity together with the General Workers Union duly represented by the Secretary General, Josef Bugeja have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding so as to jointly engage a wide range of stakeholders so that…

PRESS STATEMENT

Malta participated in its first OECD INFE Survey on Financial Literacy in 2018 through an ESF co-financed project.  The survey was undertaken by ĠEMMA on behalf of the Office of the Permanent Secretary within the Ministry for the Family, Children Rights, and Social Solidarity.  In carrying out the research 1,000 respondents were surveyed.  As a…

Eating Healthy Food on a Budget

On a tight budget?  Your fear that eating healthy is beyond you means?  To keep expenses low you are opt for processed food or take aways? The first budget healthy food recipe on cooking a Chocolate Fondant carefully prepared by the renowned Chef Neil Darmanin specifically for ĠEMMA What can you do to eat healthy…

Launch of Business Money Measures by Government

Money Management and Economic Recovery The Government on Monday 8th June announced a number of money management measures that you should be aware of.  These are: If your business operates in the tourist accommodation, travel agencies, language schools, events organisation, and air transport you will continue to receive the monthly €800 wage supplement per employee…

Launch of Family Money Measures by Government

Money Management and Economic Recovery The Government on Monday 8th June announced a number of money management measures that you should be aware of.  These are: If you work in the tourist accommodation, travel agencies, language schools, events organisation, and air transport the monthly €800 wage supplement is retained till the end of September. If…

New Resource: Savings Calculator

The ĠEMMA team has uploaded a new calculator – the ‘Savings Calculator’. This Calculator helps you to work out the following:  Your total savings including interest earned from the day you start to invest. The period during which you save is set to a maximum of 45 years.  The calculator allows you to set the…

ĠEMMA Research: Teenagers

ĠEMMA in 2019 launched an EU ESF co-financed financial capability directed towards 14 groups which were identified through consultation when the Retirement and Financial Capability Strategy (2017-2019) strategy was being drafted. Teenagers are identified as a vulnerable group.  Teenagers acquire financial capability skills from two sources.  First, from education.  The new curriculum introduced in 2012…