Travelling overseas on holiday once or twice a year has become a habit for many Hongkongers born in the 1980s, while at the same time they complain about skyrocketing flat prices that make it difficult for them to afford a home.Tuesday, 5 March, 2013, 4:42am
The top sites for saving.31 Dec 2012 - 4:58am
Christmas and Lunar New Year are a blowout season for me: eating, drinking, presents, and an expensive pilgrimage to family overseas. My bonus has paid off overindulgence in previous years, but that and job security are shakier now. Any tips on trimming festive season edges without giving up too much on lifestyle and goodies?10 Dec 2012 - 2:28am
Sites for saving by not spending3 Dec 2012 - 4:26am
dumblittleman.com12 Nov 2012 - 2:31am
How do I know if I’m saving enough for retirement?
Whether you are saving enough will be relative to the lifestyle you want to live now and the lifestyle you want to live in retirement. Most of us want to achieve some consistency between the two. Sacrificing too much today makes as little sense as living high on the hog now only to fall into the mud at retirement.24 Sep 2012 - 1:25am
Hong Kong banks are failing to encourage children to save by not offering accounts designed for younger customers.
Most banks in Hong Kong do not have savings accounts that are specifically aimed at children, while some institutions will not even allow anyone aged under 16 to open an account.26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
There are four habits parents should be teaching children when it comes to money management, according to Dr Alice Wilder an internationally recognised children's education specialist. They are: earn, save, spend and donate.25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
It's one of the most interesting generational shifts in living memory, but who would have thought that the hippy, dopey baby boomers would engender the savvy, chary Generation Y?3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Under a planned 'mystery shopper' scheme, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Securities and Futures Commission will organise senior citizens and pregnant women to act as 'investors' to check on whether banks and brokerages are abiding by ethical sales techniques.
SCMP, July 1213 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
Start Over, Finish Rich by David Bach Broadway Books HK$802 May 2010 - 12:00am
With a rise in US savings putting unbearable pressure on China's low consumption rate, leading to the risk of a collapse in China's ability to export its overcapacity, the question about why Chinese households save so much of their income has become more important than ever.6 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
The mainland will need a massive urbanisation campaign to drive its economic growth in the short term, the central bank chief told the Global Think Tank Summit in Beijing.
Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China, said the country's large pool of bank savings would have to be spent mainly on building homes and infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.4 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
Pang Chi-wang, 60, feels the government has overreacted by closing schools because of the flu outbreak - and timed the announcement very badly
I am not too worried about the threat of influenza. Although taxi drivers have to serve different passengers every day and some of them might be sick, we are not too worried.17 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Many young people spend their money on luxury goods or expensive food. They seldom save their money for the future.
I highly encourage teenagers to develop the habit of saving because it benefits us greatly.
I have been saving since Primary Four. I have found that very helpful. I can buy my own books to enrich my knowledge. I can afford to join courses.29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am