Understanding Money Management across Different Life Stages

Your attitude to money management is not the same across different stages of your life.  Indeed your attitude to money management changes as you grow older and you assume greater life responsibilities.  The stages in your life journey when it comes to money management are basically 5. The Table below presents how your attitude and…

Money Management Rules of Thumb for Teenagers and Young Adults are to Follow

This post presents money management Rules of Thumb for teenagers and young adults are to follow. Rules of Thumb are useful short-cuts that nudge people of all ages and in different contexts to make financial decisions. Research overseas shows that most young people welcome tips and Rule of Thumb guidance to help them manage their…

Hon Michael Falzon inaugurates students exhibition for GEMMA initiative

The Poster Competition Award Ceremony took place on the 22nd September at Esplora Interactive Science Centre in Kalkara. Minister for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity Michael Falzon praised this initiative and the collaboration of partnerships between ĠEMMA, HSBC Malta Foundation and the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes.  He also stressed the importance…

Teenagers

First and foremost, your very first step towards improving your financial capability is a reflection of your present situation. Questions that will help you think  How much effort are you putting in managing your own money?  Are you keeping track of what you are spending in a day, week, or month? Do you…

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…