More than 2.7 million users participated in the “FinHealthy Lifestyle Fest-2023” marathon, which was held by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation on the “Myfinance.rf” portal and social networks between 7-10 November. The press service of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation reported this to socialbites.ca.
Over the course of four days, marathon participants watched video advice from popular financial experts and bloggers, solved practice problems and puzzles, and read useful educational materials. The marathon has been the main event of the annual Financial Literacy Weeks.
“The purpose of the festival is to show how to apply knowledge about finance in practice for the benefit of yourself and your loved ones, to help people understand how to maintain emotional and financial stability, use modern financial tools and manage the financial situation. personal budget,” said Deputy Finance Minister Pavel Kadochnikov.
The main message of the “Finnish Healthy Lifestyle Festival” this year is that knowledge and skills should not remain in theory, but should be used in practice.
“For example, most people know that you need to soberly evaluate your financial burden before taking out a bank loan. At the same time, the number of borrowers taking out three or more loans continues to increase. “The task of the state is to provide information and help citizens create a comfortable financial path to achieve their goals,” said Mikhail Sergeichik, head of the NIFI project “Myfinance.rf” of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
Each day of the marathon was dedicated to a different topic. Participants first got acquainted with the psychology of money, then learned how to competently create and follow financial plans. The last two days of the marathon were devoted to the first steps of investing and how to avoid falling into the trap of financial scammers.
The continuation of the “Finnish Healthy Lifestyle Festival” will be conferences throughout Russia. Their main topic is myths about financial literacy. The events will take place until the end of November, and information about the date, time and location of the classes is published on the MyFinance.rf portal.
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