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BSP to conduct learning program

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will conduct an Economic and Financial Learning Program in Victorias City, Negros Occidental, August 14 to 17.

EFLP is BSP's flagship program that includes a series of learning sessions to promote greater public awareness and understanding of key economic and financial issues among its stakeholders, its press release said.

This is the fourth leg of the program in Victorias and will include the conduct of Project BSP Reaches Out, Be up to Speed on BSP, Know Your Money Briefing module for cash handlers, Financial Education Expo and Paghahanda sa Kinabukasan programs.

The press release also said that the Project BSP reach out program is a savings campaign for kids and teens that will feature interactive lectures and discussions on how to spend and save money wisely in partnership with the Department of Education and Bank Marketing Association of the Philippines.

Be up to Speed on BSP information campaign will also cover economic developments in the country through sessions for workforce and students and members of the academe tackling the pillars of central banking.

Paghahanda sa Kinabukasan is a financial learning campaign for Overseas Filipinos and their beneficiaries to achieve financial security and enable them to participate in developing country's economy and in partnership with Department of Trade and Industry, it will also give an overview on financial planning, investment and business opportunities.

The Know your Money program will target cash handlers of different stakeholders to help them identify fake money through discussion of security features of the New Generation Currency, BSP Clean Note and Coin Policy and Coin Recirculation Program.

It also said that the Financial Education Expo under EFLP will give financial education activities to students, professionals and representatives from both public and private sectors divided into six interactive sessions or learning booths of Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation, Securities and Exchange Commission and Insurance Commission.

With EFLP implementation, BSP hopes to make more effective partners in safeguarding price stability and ensuring a stronger and safer banking and payments system, the press release added.*



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