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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Financial studies teach students the value of money

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Investing in students' financial education can reap rewards When he was in Form Three, Samuel Weil, one of my outstanding IB biology students, ... says. Using a US survey of students who completed a personal finance curriculum supplied by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), researchers found that in the short run, ...

  2. Magazines - Money - PENSION PLANNING

    Retire with fire

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... leaving HK$13,000 per month for savings or investment. They were also told that I have no pension plan, no assets and no shareholdings. My priorities are to fund third-level education for my ... children's education and lifestyle at least for the next 10 years, and then switching to medical insurance once the children are grown up. Both advisers say that I also need to set up a rainy day ...

  3. News - World

    UBS ex-trader Kweku Adoboli's tears in the dock

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... is everything I lived for... To find yourself in Wandsworth Prison for nine months because all you did was worked so hard for this bank," he said. The 32-year-old British-educated Ghanaian ...

  4. Magazines - Money - INVESTMENT: FUND MANAGEMENT

    Searching for a star fund manager

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by KEVIN MCQUEEN

    ... to get Asian investors to see the wisdom of diversification. "We spend a lot of effort on educating clients on matters such as asset allocation," she says. Meantime, anyone found alpha?       ...

  5. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    Investors fail to read prospectuses

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... these conversations, we have learned that many retail investors still rely on analysts or regulators instead of making their own judgments about whether to invest in a company. More investor education is needed. The government's long-awaited Investor Education Council needs to be set up as soon as possible. enoch.yiu@scmp.com ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - AGEING POPULATION

    Hong Kong faces same tough tax choices as Singapore, academic says

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... at the University of Hong Kong, said this was the likely scenario if the government did not invest in education and occupational training to boost productivity. "We have a shrinking labour force, ...

  7. End the money addiction, HK told

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as the ultimate answer to world poverty. 'Microcredit is only one piece [in solving poverty],' said Yunus. 'Education is just as important; providing affordable housing is also important; ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Then & now: all that glisters …

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... the banking constituency in the Legislative Council for many years. Other family members are prominent elsewhere in local public life- Li's younger brother, former secretary for education ...

  9. Ignore migrants at nation's peril, say experts

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Policies for housing, social security and especially education should factor in the vast population of migrants or it will be unfavourable to social stability,' Liu said. The report said less ... to 13 million rural labourers added to the urban population each year. Professor Liu said inequalities in education should be eliminated to give immigrants and locals a fair shot at competing ...

  10. Beijing pushes for key projects in infrastructure

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and education. The meeting called for government policies that would make it easier for private investment in these sectors, including carrying out industry reforms if necessary. The Ministry of Railways ...




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