PETALING JAYA: Family life was a bliss for working mother Sarah Chan until her husband lost money in his business.
“Our life fell apart because he was basically in a bad shape, and I had nothing to fall back on even though I also have a full time job. We had to use up all our savings,” said the 39-year-old.
It was a wake up call for Chan who realised that she had to be more financially savvy, including taking financial planning lessons.
Many women have found themselves in this situation said Amelia Hong, vice-president of Success Concepts, a financial advisory service.
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