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1st April 2017: A Giant Leap Out of my Comfort Zone

1st April 2017: A Giant Leap Out of my Comfort Zone

I learned. I unlearned. I relearned. I implemented what I have learned. And now I am sharing my learnings. Today marks an achievement. Today I was able to tick off one item from my bucket list, even earlier than my original timeline of Sept 2017. Today I conquered, I emerged victorious. Today, 1st April 2017, while TGFI is mounting the first, the most ambitious and the biggest First Financial Literacy Summit at SMX, I was also taking a giant leap…

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Financial Literacy Course Part 1

Financial Literacy Course Part 1

Last Sunday, 17th July, we had a Financial Literacy Course for our dear Domestic Helpers in SG at the St. Bernadette Church .  This was the first part of a 2-part seminar covering the following topics: Positive and Negative Impacts of Migration, Achieving your Migration Goal, Managing your Family Income and Saving & Investing.  It was a fun-filled half day learning sessions with activities like group discussions, sharing of experiences and exercises on budgeting, tracking of expenses and mapping the…

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#ChangeForALife: Changing Whose Life?

#ChangeForALife: Changing Whose Life?

Last 30th Dec 2015, I had a chance to volunteer for TGFI’s Change for a Life Program. It was a very unusual morning which started with a few funny moments.  The morning started with me having a rude awakening at 8am because I didn’t hear my alarm ring.  I had to rush getting ready as I was supposed to meet up with my friend and fellow volunteer Jay at 8am at Tiendesitas.  My parents, who are very supportive of all…

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