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Money Month Events

1-7 MARCH

1

Money Management Challenge – Fairy Tale Story

IFEC, The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong

It is very important for children to learn money management when they grow up. Good financial habits can help them achieve their goals. This challenge will invite children to create an innovative ending to the financial fairy tale story “Where is the Pinecone?”.

01/03/2021 - 16/04/2021

Primary students, families

1

The Credit Thermometer Online Quiz

TransUnion

Online shopping has become more and more popular during the time of Covid19. By utilizing Facebook’s Chatbot function, this campaign uses a questionnaire with online shopping as the main axis, reminding the general public to pay attention to the safety of e-payment and the potential impact of online shopping on credit score. At the same time, this questionnaire also covers the importance of credit reports.

01/03/2021 - 31/03/2021

General public

1

Money Management Challenge - Digital Money Management

St. James' Settlement, IFEC

Create social media content about digital money management for the youth community.

Now - 05/03/2021

Tertiary students

1

Money Management Challenge - Wealth by Virtues Animation Script

IFEC, Education Bureau, Hong Kong Education City

Secondary schoolchildren are invited to submit video scripts / short stories / comics on building virtues to cultivate good money management habits, while their submissions may be made into animations by the organiser. The competition aims to build virtues that cultivate good money management habits in secondary school students.

01/03/2021 - 30/06/2021

Secondary students

2

ESG in Credit Webinar Series - Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds

CFA Institute

Green, social and sustainability (GSS) bonds allow asset managers to direct their investments to specific projects and activities to achieve impact objectives. Join us for an outlook of GSS market in APAC as well as opportunities and challenges for investors.

02/03/2021 12:30pm-02:00pm

Investors, Financial industry practitioner

8-14 MARCH

8

“Be a Smart Financial Consumer” Online Quiz

Financial Dispute Resolution Centre

Through the online quiz game, FDRC wishes to enhance the overall understanding of financial consumer protection as well as promoting the use of mediation/arbitration in resolving financial disputes among the general public.

08/03/2021 - 21/03/2021

General public

8

Hong Kong Financial Literacy Championship 2021

Education Bureau, Hong Kong Education City, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, St. James’ Settlement, Visa

The Hong Kong Financial Literacy Championship 2021 aims to deepen secondary school students’ understanding of privacy protection, cybersecurity, fintech and the importance of prudent financial planning as we adjust to a new normal, through fun and exciting quiz online.

08/03/2021 - 28/03/2021

Secondary students

9

“Ask The Experts - Spotting Online Loan Scams” Facebook Live Talk

Enrich HK, Hong Kong Police Force - Anti-Deception Coordination Centre

Domestic migrant workers learn about common loan scams and tips on how to avoid them.

09/03/2021 8:30pm

Migrant domestic workers

10

Money Management Online Workshop for the Self-Employed

Po Leung Kuk Life Planning & Financial Education Centre, IFEC as a sponsor

Concepts of personal financial management will be emphasised in the workshop, such as saving, investment, consume. Moreover, some financial management which especially encountered by self employed people will be addressed. Through the workshop, participants are able to equipped with financial management knowledge which could help in their business.

10/03/2021

General public (will be self-employed or already self-employed)

10

Anti-scam Online Quiz

IFEC

Fun quiz to assess level of awareness and knowledge of financial scams, and the probability of becoming a victim.

10/03/2021

General public

10

“Online Shopping Dos & Don'ts” Online Talk

Consumer Council

What is the mentality of Hong Kong consumers when shopping online? How do they behave? What are the potential traps? How to avoid them? You are cordially invited to attend the talk if any of these questions pops up in your mind.

10/03/2021 3:00-4:00pm

Senior citizens

11

Facebook Live Talk - Uncovering the tactics of ramp and dump scams on social media

IFEC, Hong Kong Economic Times

11/03/2021 7:30pm

General public

11

JA Money Sense Online Workshops

Junior Achievement HK, IFEC as sponsor

JA Money Sense addresses the most relevant areas of learning under the pandemic challenge, aiming to empower students to understand key financial resilience concepts and develop an awareness of smart shopping in the online world through virtual talks led by business volunteers and fun hands-on exercise on online learning platform.

11/03/2021 - 12/03/2021

Secondary students

12

“Debt Management 360” Online Talk

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre

Useful knowledge and tips on managing debt, e.g. credit score, debt relief plan, online borrowing, bankruptcy petition.

12/03/2021

General public

12

Elderly Academy – Elderly IT New Vision (Episodes 17 Digital Financial Services)

Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), RTHK Radio 5

Introducing to senior citizens how digital financial services and Faster Payment System make financial management and spending in daily life more convenient, and providing them with smart tips on the use of these services.

12/03/2021 8:30-9:00pm

Senior citizens

15-21 MARCH

15

Video sharing and give away of story book on Basic Money Management Concept

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, Principal Financial Group

Through short video and storybook giveaway activity to facilitate parents helping children to build up basic money management concept and proper value

15/03/2021 - 29/03/2021

Pre-schoolers of 3 – 6 years old and their parents

15

Financial Literacy Online Quiz

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society, HSBC

Digital technology is widely penetrating in younger generation’s financial activities! HK Family Welfare Society is collaborating with HSBC to release Financial Literacy online prize quiz during Money Month. Aiming to raise students’ knowledge and awareness to cope with the rapidly evolving digital financial management environment.

15/03/2021 12:00nn - 28/03/2021

Secondary students and tertiary students

17

Parenting and Digital Money Webinar

IFEC, Hong Kong Family Welfare Society

17/03/2021

Working adults

18

Understanding your MPF Investment Online Talk

Gain Miles Assurance Consultants Ltd

Today’s decisions are tomorrow’s realities – are you making the right decisions for your retirement? Learn the latest MPF investment market trends and understand the implications of your MPF decisions with Gain Miles MPF investment experts.

18/03/2021 10:30-11:15am

MPF members

18

Facebook Live Talk - Find out how Fintechs are transforming personal investment

IFEC, Financial Technologists of Asia, Hong Kong Economic Journal

18/03/2021 7:30pm

General public

18

HSUHK Personal Finance Planning Competition 2021

Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

Financial traps encountered by Adolescents–Tricks and Tips
To encourage high school students to recognize the importance of personal finance management and be aware of the possible financial traps during the high school and university life; to promote their financial literacy and independence at their earlier life stage to be smart tertiary students in personal finance matters.

18/03/2021 2:30-4:30pm

Senior secondary students and teachers

18

Reimagining Financial Services in light of DIGITAL - Webinar

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Introduction on how technology impacts the banking industry, inspires product and service innovation, and how customer experience is enhanced.

18/03/2021 10:55-11:55am

Secondary students

19

Life Stage Financial Planning Online Talk

Citi, Hong Kong Association For Business Education

How to plan and manage personal finances to achieve financial goals at different stages of life; and Introducing the emerging risks and opportunities of digital finance.

19/03/2021 3:00-4:30pm

Secondary students

19

Elderly Academy – Elderly IT New Vision (Episodes 18 Digital Financial Services)

Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), RTHK Radio 5

Introducing to senior citizens how digital financial services and Faster Payment System make financial management and spending in daily life more convenient, and providing them with smart tips on the use of these services.

19/03/2021 8:30-9:00pm

Senior citizens

20

JA Money Smart Online Workshop

Junior Achievement HK, FTLife

Volunteers lead students to explore career, interests and start-up ideas, learn about Earning, Saving, Spending and Protection and the basic skills of tracking daily expenses.

20/03/2021 10:30am-12:30pm

Primary students

22-31 MARCH

22

Money Management Challenge - Digital Money Management

St. James' Settlement, IFEC

Social media content created is available on St. James' Settlement Facebook and Instagram pages.

22/03/2021 - 04/04/2021

Tertiary Students

23

JA Money Sense Online Workshops

Junior Achievement HK, IFEC as sponsor

JA Money Sense addresses the most relevant areas of learning under the pandemic challenge, aiming to empower students to understand key financial resilience concepts and develop an awareness of smart shopping in the online world through virtual talks led by business volunteers and fun hands-on exercise on online learning platform.

23/03/2021, 26/03/2021

Secondary students

23

Facebook Live Talk – Learn about the difference between traditional and virtual banks

IFEC, The Hong Kong Association of Banks, Headline Daily

23/03/2021 5:00pm

General public

24

Digital Financial Services for Retirees Webinar

IFEC

Retirees learn how to use e-wallets and Faster Payment System safely to manage their finances.

24/03/2021 2:30-3:30pm

Retirees

26

“How can Retirees Prevent Deception?” Online Talk

Happy Retired, Hong Kong Police Force - Anti-Deception Coordination Centre

Retirees learn about how to prevent telephone deception, romance scam and investment fraud.

26/03/2021 4:00-5:00pm

General public

26

HKMC Chill Talk Show

The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited (HKMC)

In the HKMC YouTube Channel’s first-ever LIVE show, the HKMC invites celebrity host Janis Chan to have a chill talk with Sammy Leung to share his life attitude and future plans. The show will also introduce the “HKMC Retirement Solutions” – the Reverse Mortgage Programme, HKMC Annuity Plan, and the Policy Reverse Mortgage Programme, along with its loyalty programme “AMIGOS By HKMC” to help you live a marvellous retirement life!

26/03/2021 6:00-6:45pm

Retirees

26

Webinar - "China as an asset class"

The Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association

The webinar includes presentation that highlights the outlook for China and opportunities in the tech-driven economy, and discussion that includes ways to access China A-share markets and why simply benchmarking exposure to China to global equity and/or emerging market indices is a flawed approach to investing in China.

26/03/2021 3:00-4:00pm

General public

26

Facebook live talk: Youth Money Management in the Digital Age

IFEC

At this live session, our panel of experts will share with the audience the importance of personal financial management to young people, Fintech development and how it can be used to manage one’s finances.

26/03/2021 5-5:45pm

Youth

27

Money Management Challenge – Fairy Tale Story

IFEC, The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong

Social media voting by public on the shortlisted student entries

27/03/2021 - 07/04/2021

Primary students, families

27

MPF Investment 2021 Seminar

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education, The Open University of Hong Kong, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority

The seminar invited Dr. Billy MAK (Associate Professor, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, HKBU), Mr. Alex Wong (Renowned Fund Manager and Financial Analysts) and Mr. Eddy Chan (Chief Manager of the MPFA’s External Affairs Division) as guest speakers to share their views and insights on retirement investment.

27/03/2021 3:00-4:20pm

General public

27

Parents' Financial Education Workshop

Po Leung Kuk

Concepts and skills about parent-children financial education and digital financial literacy will be introduced. Parents learn to help childern establish proper values towards money management.

27/03/2021 2:00-3:30pm

Parents with kindergarten and primary 1 children

27

"Shaping Up, Building the Fit" MPF Webinar

BCT Group

The webinar brings together a panel of financial experts including fund manager, MPF columnist and corporate representative to provide insights on market outlook and smart MPF investing. A lifestyle session featuring health and fitness is also included in the webinar.

27/03/2021 2:30-4:00pm

MPF members and public

29

Workplace Money Online Workshop

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, IFEC

The Workplace Money Workshop Programme is to provide tertiary students with essential financial life skills that are needed for employment and also transferable to the workplace.

29/03/2021 3:00-4:30pm

Tertiary students

29

eGuide on Parent-child Money Management Webinar

Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Provide educational information on parent-child money management to emphasise the importance of children's learning financial education from an early age and the new trend of digital financial literacy.

29/03/2021 5:30-6:15pm

Parents

30

Digital Financial Literacy Workshop

Bank of East Asia, Hong Kong Association For Business Education

Introduce how the Bank makes use of the latest FinTech to help customers manage their money.

30/03/2021

Secondary students

31

Together, we build a FinFit generation! - Online talk

HSBC, Hong Kong Family Welfare Society

Across different stages of life, Hong Kong people have different financial goals. But how do we achieve them? How do we instil financial values in our children? And how do we prepare for retirement?

31/03/2021 8:30pm

Parents, youth, general public



Resources


Online Money Management Toolkit

IFEC

During March

Working adults

Online consumption education program

Caritas Family Crisis Line and Education Centre

During COVID, online shopping has become a new trend for everyone. However, online consumerism can easily lead people to make unnecessary expenses. In a result, people will incur debts which cause financial difficulty in the end.
Program includes:
1. Conduct interviews in the public to ask the views and tips on online shopping.
2. Collate the interviews to produce a short video about the online shopping tips and boardcast on the social media.
3. Produce a series of Whatsapp by the online shopping tips. Send the Whatsapp to the public.

01/03/2021 - 31/03/2021

General public

Retirement Planning Guide

IFEC

Illustrate the basics of retirement money management.

From 26/03/2021

Retirees

Simple Living Online Workshops and Videos series

St. James' Settlement HUBBA Lab, IFEC as sponsor

Women and retirees learn about the practical tips to live a simple lifestyle and spend wisely.

During March

Women and retirees

Global Money Week Portal

IFEC

A one-stop shop for information on the IFEC Money Management Challenge and money management resources for school children, parents and young adults.

From 01/03/2021

General public

Insurance Digital Onboarding Webpage

Insurance Authority

A thematic webpage introducing the smart tips for online self-service insurance and virtual onboarding via video conferences with intermediaries.

From 01/03/2021

General public

“One-minute Financial Planning” Video Series

Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong

IFPHK promotes financial education through launching “Financial Planning for Migration” and “Financial Planning for Kids” one-minute videos to provide practical financial planning insights in a simple and easy-to-understand way.

01/03/2021 - 09/04/2021

General public