He stated: “Financial Literacy is quite important to pupils. How I wish I had this kind of opportunity to listen to a lecture like this while I was in the secondary school
“It is good to know how to learn, how to make money, save that money, and how to invest that money.”
“Stay away from getting rich quick. Don’t engage in fraud or fraudulent activities. Get away from the culture getting rich quick. Don’t steal your parents’ or guardians’ money because you want to save. Work hard and be focused,” he advised.
Identifying this year’s theme as: ‘Learn, Save and Earn’, Liadi said the only way to be prudent was for them to have a budget, which would guide their spending, and block leakages.
The Principal of the School, Ismail Babarinsa, said thanks to the organisers of the program, and communicated the conviction that the lessons learnt had would go far in urging the understudies to begin saving.