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Pension in Malta – David Spiteri Gingell

An interview was conducted by The Malta Independent with David Spiteri Gingell. David Spiteri Gingell, who has been involved in pensions reform since 2004, is responsible for the implementation of the 2017-2019 Retirement and Financial Capability Strategy. This strategy seeks to increase an individual’s financial and retirement capability to be in a better position to…

Senior Citizen Grant

Senior Citizen Grant, also known as SCG The €300 allowance was first introduced in 2012 to those aged 80 and over. In 2013, age was decreased to 78 years. In 2014, the age group was widened again and the age was set to 75, allowing more elderly persons to benefit from such a grant. It…

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…

one year on…

Dear Viewers Today we are celebrating our first anniversary since the launch of our portal – as your independent trusted portal on retirement and financial capability. We have over the past 12 months brought to your attention: Information on the social security contributory pension. Information on money management and financial matters. Information on life events…

Maltese Social Security Benefits

The term social security benefits refers to various benefits (contributory and non-contributory) that fall under the remit of the Department of Social Security (DSS) in accordance to the Social Security Act (Cap. 318.) whereby the applicant would receive monetary benefits. Benefits include pension payments to retirees, payments to widowers, invalidity pension payments, maternity payments, payments…

Let’s help the vulnerable become financially capable – A level 3 Qualification!

Under the European Social Fund project titled ‘Knowledge, Training, Communications and Support Measures in Support of Vulnerable Groups’ (ESF2.63) the Malta Council for the Arts, Science, and Technology (MCAST) partnered with the Retirement and Financial Capability Group (RFCG), within the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights, and Social Solidarity to design and launch a training…

The Organisation and Structure – Our Role

Students are often wearied by their long years in school, finding it difficult to put to practice what they have studied with the realities encountered during their employment. Employees more often than not, strive for more information regarding their future state pension whilst at the same time, seek other avenues of how to invest in…