Thursday, October 23, 2008

Our 2nd Money Basics Seminar

Coming soon! This is our 2nd Money Basics Seminar and it will be on this topic - Create Your Family Wealth Legacy With Effective Money Rules.

Date : 15 November 2008
Time : 9:00am to 12:30pm
Venue : MPSJ Auditorium at Dewan Kenanga
Admission : FREE!
Speaker : Carol Yip.

For those who are interested, please register here.

Carol Yip holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Majoring in Finance with Distinction) from the University of Hull, UK, a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (Honours) from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, a Certificate of Financial Planning (CFP) from the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia.
She is the author of “Smart Money User” and “Money Rules” - two books that reveal how your state of mind and beliefs affect how much (or how little) wealth you will have, or retain. She appears regularly on national television including NTV7 and RTM2 to talk on the topic of Behaviorial Finance in Personal Money
Currently, she is pursuing her Masters in Counseling with HELP University College, Malaysia, with intention of specializing in financial counseling upon completion of the degree and qualified as Financial Counselor. This is because Carol has a mission of helping people to unleash their life from financial distress, and live a meaningful and peaceful life instead.
To strengthen her work in creating and conducting quality education programs, she aims to undertake some behavioral finance research projects while she is pursuing her Masters in Counseling degree.
Carol is engaged for the education project driven by the Central Bank of Malaysia’s Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency ("AKPK") to educate people about their finances. The education program prescribed by AKPK has been approved by the Ministry of Higher Education. The personal financial education program covers good behaviour and habits towards money, finance and debt management skills, and how to identify personal financial path, among others. She is also the co-writer of the "Money $ense" book, published by AKPK.

Carol has been recognized for her “Outstanding Career Achievements and Contribution to Society in the Finance and Commerce Sector” by The Malaysian Women’s Weekly Great Women of Our Time Award 2008.
She has also spoken at the Asia Business Forum in Singapore and Hong Kong, Monash University Alumni in Malaysia and Singapore, TEC Asia Centre, Business Network International (BNI) Conference 2007, The Malaysian Secretaries Conference 2007, The Genome Institute of Singapore and Australia Universities International Alumni Conference 2008 in Singapore, The Pinnacle Academy Singapore, 4th Public & Business Financial Expo 2008 Malaysia and Management & Science University Generation Y Conference 2008, and the Attorney General’s Chambers Conference 2008.
She is also one of the assessors for The Malaysia Small Medium Enterprise Award 2007 and 2008.
Carol's mission is to promote financial literacy in all levels of society and families by educating them on the necessity of understanding their behaviour and how it affects their money, for better or for worse. She teaches skills that empower them to manage their money better through the use of simple and easily-understood tools and techniques.
More of Carol’s work can be found at her website http://www.abacusformoney.com/

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

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susan said...

I hope to attend this one...missed the last as I was away!!

super blogger said...

hei..
this is cool..i never knew that this kind of talks are also held at MPSJ.
will go check it out.