“Why is it difficult to save?” This was the question raised by moms who recently attended the “Money Strategies for Smart Moms” at Cafe 1771 in Ortigas. SmartParenting.com.ph initiated this informative and inspiring talk in partnership with Pro Friends. As we all know, Smart Parenting is a credible parenting resource backed by experts and a community of involved parents. Pro Friends, on the other hand, is a reputable property developer in the country.
During the event, a few of the country’s financial experts shared proven money-saving strategies, wise ways to raise money-smart kids, and clever home financing tips. This momi went home fully confident and excited to share her lessons learned to her husband. My better half loves topics about money strategies as well. We both yearn to be financially prepared for the future. We see to it, too, to teach our kids how to properly handle their allowances and savings.
The Money Strategies for Smart Moms talk lasted for about two hours. I particularly appreciated the wisdom shared by Ms. Rose Fres Fausto, an investment banker turned full-time homemaker. I was lucky to answer one of her questions and was awarded a book she wrote “The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon.” The book was originally written by American author George Samuel Clason in 1926.
Let me echo the learnings from the “The Retelling of the Richest Man in Babylon.” The characters in the parables learned simple lessons in financial wisdom, and Ms. Fausto retold the three laws of money: