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Webinar teaches parents, children how to manage money

‘Cha-Ching Kid$ at Home: Financial Literacy Basics for Filipino Families’ is part of Pru Life UK’s We DO Education commitment, which aims to help more Filipinos become money-smart. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF PRU LIFE UK

Life insurance and financial services company Pru Life UK invites Filipino parents and their children aged seven to 12 to participate in a webinar on basic money management skills.

The free online meet, Cha-Ching Kid$ at Home: Financial Literacy Basics for Filipino Families, will be held 12 September, at 2 p.m. via Zoom. The project held in partnership with Prudence Foundation and Junior Achievement Philippines.

“In these extraordinary times, it is imperative that Filipino families empower their kids to be future-ready, especially around money matters,” says Allan Tumbaga, Pru Life UK senior vice president and chief customer marketing officer.

“By offering the Cha-Ching learning and experiences online, we hope to reach out to and educate more people on basic money management.”

The webinar will be hosted by lifestyle and children’s TV presenter Tonipet Gaba and Pru Life UK’s own Mary Jane Pangan.

It will also feature two education and finance experts as guest speakers. Dr. Queena Lee-Chua, a multi-award-winning mathematics and psychology professor and author, will lead the session Introducing Money Concepts to Kids and share tips with parents on how to teach their children about financial matters.

Joining her is Dr. Mary Joy Abaquin, founder of Multiple Intelligence International School She will discuss different ways to develop the entrepreneurial skills of children in her session Start Them Young: Instilling the Financial Growth Mindset to Kids.

The event will also feature interactive money-related games and give away special prizes to children. A lucky participant will win a brand-new computer tablet through a raffle.

The webinar is part of Pru Life UK’s We DO Education commitment, which aims to help more Filipinos become money-smart.

In June, Pru Life UK and Prudence Foundation launched the Cha-Ching Kid$ at Home initiative to provide online and printable materials to parents, helping them teach their children easy-to-learn money management concepts like Earn, Save, Spend and Donate. These resources, including music videos, topics for discussion and engaging activities, can be accessed and downloaded for free on the website, www.cha-ching.com.

“We understand the important role that parents play in shaping their children’s financial future. By making the learning process more fun and inspiring, we aim to help cultivate more financially-responsible behaviors among both parents and children in the Philippines,” says Marc Fancy, Prudence Foundation executive director.

To join the webinar, register at zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Svsqps3yROuOpkqg8T44rw. For more information, visit the Pru Life UK website at prulifeuk.com.ph or the Facebook page at facebook.com/prulifeukofficial.

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