Do Money Problems lead to divorce? Money Matters and the Family – Part 1

A study in the UK by Slater and Gordon, carried out in 2018, found that money worries top the list of reasons married couples split up. Over a third of those questioned said that financial pressures were the biggest challenge to their marriage, while a fifth said most of their arguments were about money. One…

ĠEMMA on PRIME TIME

ĠEMMA, the Government initiative within the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights and the popular PRIME TIME programme have teamed together to exhibit in a creative style the educational work that ĠEMMA has been implementing on financial capability. These short televised sessions conducted by the renowned Owen Bonnici will be…

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…

Insurance

The decision to get insurance depends on your circumstances and your stage in life, such as: o Buying a home or renting a home or an apartment. o Starting a business o Buying a new vehicle. Insurance can protect you and your loved ones from financial loss or hardship. Insurance can help cover costs if…

Purchasing Your Home

Buying a house is exciting and life-changing. Saving for the deposit that you place when you come to take a loan is important. Remember, the more money you put down upfront, the less you will borrow, and the lower is the amount of interest you will pay on your loan. Targeting Your New Home In…

Buying a Car

Buying a car is exciting, but it also brings financial obligations.  If you are thinking about getting behind the wheel, it is time to carefully review the costs associated with buying a car. First and foremost, you need to choose the right car. Buy a car that matches your driving habits and budget.  You may be…