Institute for Financial Literacy
The MoneySENSE –Singapore Polytechnic Institute for Financial Literacy was launched on 16 July 2012. The Institute aims to build core financial capabilities across a broad spectrum of the Singapore population. Building on MoneySENSE’s content on basic money management, financial planning, and personal investing, the Institute will offer free talks and workshops to help consumers develop capabilities to make financial decisions that directly affect them and their families.
As a start, the Institute will offer free talks and workshops to the public on the following topics in October 2012.
• Making the Most of Your Money
• Financial Planning Begins Now
• Are You Borrowing Too Much?
• Do I Need Every Type of Insurance?
• Building Your Nest Egg
• Investment and Financial Products
These programmes will cover core financial capabilities such as 1) understanding money and having numeracy skills to be able to evaluate costs and benefits; 2) understanding yourself, your rights and responsibilities; 3) managing money to live within one’s means; 4) planning ahead; and 5) selecting financial products.
For more information, please visit the Institute’s website.