Launch of “My Money” Financial Literacy Seminar For Singapore Citizens

Date: February 20, 2009

Singapore, 20 February 2009… The recent events in global financial markets as well as in Singapore have underscored need for more comprehensive financial education and prompted SIAS, together with The Associations Banks of Singapore and MoneySENSE, a national financial education programme, to embark on a series of investor education programmes, both in english and chinese, to enable retail investors to be responsible investors. It is important for retail investors to receive product education.

The inaugural seminar will be held this Saturday, 21 February 2009 at 9.00am and will feature the following topics:

  • Financial Needs Analysis – What You Need to Know
  • Traditional and Structured Deposits – What’s the Difference?
  • Understanding Unit Trusts
  • Understanding Risk-Return Trade-offs

About 800 plus have registered for this event. You are cordially invited to this event, details of which are as follows:-

Date : 21 February 2009
Time : 9.00am
Venue : Gallery East, Level 3.
Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS)

Mr John Lim
Tel : 6298 2520

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Ms Denise Gan
Tel: 6229 9425
Ms Nicole Koh Li-Er
Tel: 6229 9776

Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

Ms Raymi Shankar
Tel: 6227 2683