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  FEN’s Financial Literacy Month 2023
Financial Literacy Month 2023 (FLM2023) was held throughout the month of October 2023, with the theme Bijak Wang di Era Digital. FLM2023 was launched on 1 October 2023 by YAB Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia 2023 (MSAM2023) in Bertam, Pulau Pinang organised by the PNB. Various activities were carried out by FEN members and partners, in the form of FLM2023 nationwide roadshow, forums, symposiums, events, workshops and webinars. The SC’s participation in FLM2023 are as follows:
• MSAM2023 was held from 30 September to 8 October 2023. The event seeks to raise awareness and educate the public on investing in unit trusts, showcase PNB’s investment products and investment companies, and highlight the regulatory and business environment within which the unit trust industry operates. At this event, PNB created a dedicated section for FEN to feature booths by its members and partners, including the SC. Apart from sharing investment knowledge and anti-scam awareness with the public, the SC also offered free consultation with licensed financial planners at the #FinPlan4U service desk. The SC conducted daily pocket talk sessions on anti-scam awareness and investment games. MSAM2023 attracted over 220,000 visitors.
• FLM2023 nationwide roadshow – the InvestSmart® team participated in five locations in the northern region i.e. Penang, Kedah and Perlis, and engaged with 373 participants.
• Organised FEN Weekly Webinar series – InvestSmart® hosted four webinars on Zoom once a week. Various financial literacy topics were covered during the weekly webinar, and was attended by more than 500 participants.
• Employee Provident Fund’s Financial Literacy Week 2023 – the SC was invited to be a speaker on anti-scam awareness during its Sesi Perkongsian Ilmu on 20 October 2023 which was attended by 165 participants.
• Karnival Celik Kewangan 2023 – held from 27 to 29 October 2023 finale for the FLM2023 hosted by BNM at AEON Mall, Kulai, Johor. The event brought together financial institutions and government agencies under one roof to showcase their products and services, as well as provide advice to the public on financial matters. In addition to having a dedicated booth at the event, the SC also gave a talk on ‘Silap Labur Duit Lebur’. The three-day event attracted over 25,000 visitors.
Organised Virtual #FinPlan4U® – InvestSmart® offered free virtual one-to-one financial planning consultation with licensed financial planners on 4 and 5 October 2023. A total of 20 slots (each for one hour) were offered to members of the public over the two days. This initiative was also held in conjunction with the World Investor Week 2023.

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