Milan, Italy – As part of the back to back webinars of the POLO Milan for the month of January, a session on saving and investing was conducted on 30 January 2022 with Landbank, SSS, and PAG-IBIG representatives serving as resource persons. Landbank Representative Leover Loyola started with a presentation on the basics of saving and investing, emphasizing the importance for overseas Filipino workers to manage their funds well. He also discussed various investment opportunities for Filipinos as well as the OF Bank.

Following this, PAG-IBIG Representative Mylene Lontoc Pintor and SSS Representative Mary Jessielyn Sia provided a comprehensive discussion of their respective programs and services. This was followed by a Question and Answer portion to allow participants to raise their specific concerns.

The webinar has been live streamed on the POLO Milan Facebook page and has reached 2,900 views to date. Participants during the live Zoom session included OFWs from Italy, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, and Bulgaria.