Press Release No. : 1/2015
Date : 8 January 2015
The Reserve Bank of Fiji has partnered with capital markets industry players to organise an essay competition for school students between the ages 15-19 years as part of the “be Money Wi$e” (bMW) program.
The bMW program is part of the Capital Markets Awareness platform, targeting school students. The objective of the program is to promote the importance of acquiring good money management skills with a particular focus on understanding the concept of investing and investment products available in Fiji. The theme of the essay is “be Money Wi$e – securing my future goals today.”
Deputy Governor, Ariff Ali stated that the essay competition will assist students to familiarise themselves with real-life scenarios utilising important concepts such as goals, saving, capital markets, investment products and investment choices as it requires students to learn and research about the capital markets in Fiji. Details of the competition are available on the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s website: www.rbf.gov.fj or be obtained from the Reserve Bank of Fiji by telephone 322 3441 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The competition closes on 27 February 2015. Winners will be awarded with cash and investment prizes, and all participants will be awarded a certificate of participation.