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…

Mobile Banking

We are living in an increasingly mobile world, with Wi-Fi available almost anywhere, anytime, and more recently always on Internet. It is no surprise that just every bank in Malta now offers mobile banking capabilities. In 2018, ĠEMMA carried out the OECD / INFE national survey on financial literacy in Malta. The Table below shows…

ĠEMMA LAUNCHES FUN EDUCATION EBOOKS ON FINANCIAL CAPABILITY BY USE AND PARENTS

The national Strategy for Retirement and Financial Capability recognises that the early inculcation of financial capability core skills (budgeting, planning, saving, value of money, financial resiliency, planning for the future, digital financial literacy, financial abuse, and consumer financial right), in children, is more likely to have long term positive effects than seeking to instill them…

Senior banker ‘taken aback’ by financial abuse of the elderly in Malta

The number of cases is significant – HSBC Malta CEO https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/senior-banker-taken-aback-by-financial-abuse-of-the-elderly-in-malta.888283 Elderly people are facing financial abuse, including by their own family members who help themselves to their savings, deposits and bank cards, a senior banker has warned. Simon Vaughan Johnson, who heads HSBC’s Malta operations, told financial practitioners earlier this month that he had…