Financial Advice for Migrant domestic workers from the team at Enrich HK!
With Valentine’s Day following hot on the heels of Chinese New Year (CNY), February can be a busy time for migrant domestic workers.
The new year is finally here and we could not be more thrilled! Let’s face it, 2020 was tough on us all. Many of you ..
This month, we’re talking about Christmas. Afterall, in the Philippines the Christmas season has already begun. From September onwards, our houses are lovingly decorated, trees are put up, and parol (Christmas stars) are secured in place. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, is what we say – but the truth is Christmas can sometimes be far from jolly for migrant domestic workers.
Have you ever been invited by a friend to invest in a company, asked to sell a product, or to work from home and earn a huge commission? If an opportunity promises to help you ‘get rich quick,’ it can certainly be tempting – especially right now when you may well be sending extra money home because of the pandemic. However, there are many scams which specifically target domestic workers in Hong Kong and understanding how to identify them is extremely important.
It’s May. Ask not what your helper can do for you – ask what you can do for your helper. Kate Farr reports on Helper Appreciation Month