28 February 2014

Free Financial Education by BNM in Malaysia

I always tell my friends that good stuff is seldom popular as paid one. Indeed, especially those provided and subsidised by government. The main reason could be that nobody is responsible to share good yet free stuff with you. Paid stuff, on the other hand, is financially motivated and highly promoted in the market.
Luckily, our Bank Negara (BNM) actively promote "free-of-charge" basic financial education to public. Thus, it will be a good idea to acquire these basic financial knowledge first before considering or participating other financial education.
In the following content, I am going to concisely introduce some "free-of-charge" financial services that you may consider to improve your financial intelligent.

POWER - Online Learning Portal

This course covers cash flow management, borrowing basics, wise usage of credit card, buying a car and a house, and managing debts. Besides that, quizzes are provided to evaluate your knowledge, and a certificate is given after the course is completed.

All you need to do is sign-up a free account and complete the course @ http://power.akpk.org.my/.

Free Financial related Articles

Having trouble to find good sources to increase your financial intelligent via reading. Here you go. AKPK provides lots of articles that includes:
  • Success stories - URL: http://www.akpk.org.my/learning/success-stories
  • Financial tips - URL: http://www.akpk.org.my/learning/articles-and-tips
  • Financial related e-Books and e-Newsletter Archive - URL: http://www.akpk.org.my/learning/downloads

Debt Management Programme (DMP)

Debt Management Programme is available to all individuals who need assistance in managing their personal debts with financial service providers regulated by Bank Negara Malaysia.
URL: http://www.akpk.org.my/services/debt-management/service-introduction 

Talk/Briefing Request for Corporations

These programmes are opened for government, NGO, private company and other entitles. URL: http://www.akpk.org.my/services/financial-education/talk-briefing-request-for-corporations

A financial planning education website targeted towards Malaysian children. It is designed especially to help children understand what is financial planning and why financial planning is important for their future welfare. The website is equipped with information and activities that serve the above purposes.
That's all for today. I hope the above sharing will benefit you financially in the future. More fascinating articles and sharing will be updated weekly in Xaivier Blog. So, you are welcome to subscribe our feed to receive our latest sharings.

Written by: Xaivier Chia

P/S: The above sharing is solely based on personal insight and information that believed to be reliable. Your valuable feedback are very welcome.


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