Our relationship with money is an evolving one. As university students, we learn the value of RM5 when paying for a meal. When we first enter the workforce, we feel the pinch of withdrawing RM100 for season parking. As a new parent, we’d gladly part with RM500 for the security of a baby car seat. With the number of responsibilities and commitments increasing as we grow older, we find our appetite and need for money ever-growing. But does our financial knowledge and management of money grow together with it?
Basic financial planning can be covered in five simple blocks: Savings, investment, tax planning, medical expenses and life protection.