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Are You A MoneySENSible Family?

The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and the eight major retail banks - ABN AMRO, Citibank, DBS Bank, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and United Overseas Bank - have come together to produce a comic book, "Are You A MoneySENSible Family". The comic book takes a light-hearted look at some of the common money management problems faced by families in Singapore and provides practical tips for families in managing these problems.


The MoneySENSE Guide To Planning For Your Family's Financial Future

This guide provides practical tips on how families can draw up their budget and develop financial plans to take care of their needs and is aimed at making financial planning more relevant for families.

 mymoneybook  My Money Book 

Inside this booklet, you will find money management tips that people from all walks of life have found handy. These tips are categorised into 5 topics i) smart saving and budgeting, ii) managing debt wisely; iii) being insured ; iv) investing wisely and v) planning for retirement. Click here to discover how these simple yet useful tips can help you manage your money in better ways. Also available in MandarinMalay and Tamil.


It Pays To Plan Ahead For Your Children

Saving for your child's education is a priority for many parents. Through the article "It Pays to Plan Ahead for Your Children's Education", you can find five simple tips on what you can do to start saving for your child's tertiary education. It certainly pays to take charge and start planning now!

Getting Your Kids Started On Money Management

It is important to start inculcating sensible money management habits in children. This can help them develop the virtues of saving and thrift as they grow up. Click here to read about how you can teach your children money management habits.

Small Weekly Payments Can Add Up to a Whole Lot More

The article "Small Weekly Payments Can Add Up to a Whole Lot More" is adapted from the NTUC Lifestyle Magazine (May 2011 issue). This article shows you how you can avoid paying interest costs by saving up to pay for an item in full.