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BYOB: Build your own Budget in 6 Easy Steps


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The Finance Group is back with a practical step-by-step facilitated workshop!

BYOB: Build your own Budget in 6 Easy Steps
(and get a chance to win a glass of wine)

Do you have a budget?

Do you know how to make a budget and want to improve your budgeting skills?

Or do you find yourself out of cash each month?

If the words “budget” and “budgeting” are words you avoid because you find the idea boring or frightening or limiting, we’re here to change your perspective.

There are many reasons why people don’t want to build their own budget. Some people believe that they aren’t earning enough to meet their expenses when the actual problem is that they are not managing their spending. Other people may have extra cash and believe that budgeting will not have any impact on their finances and financial future.

For salary earners or stay-at-home mums, creating a spending plan or a budget helps you get out of debt, save for your kid’s education or for a holiday or even for retirement.

If you’re a freelancer, this will help you manage your income and expenses, so you can focus on your gig instead of worrying about whether you have income for the next week or month!

If you want to improve your budgeting skills or you simply want to learn how to build your own budget, then this workshop is for you.

In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn:

How to build your own budget to help you achieve your goals;
How to improve your spending habits; and
How to save effectively for the important things in your life
This will be a hands-on event where our speakers will act as facilitators and guide you in creating your very own budget. At the end of the session, the facilitators will award a glass of wine to the person who made the best effort to build a budget.

*Nibbles will be provided. Wines by the glass will be sold at $5 each at the venue*

About the Speakers - Jana Rackova and Iryna Fishchenko

Jana Rackova, FCCA

Jana RackovaJana is a qualified accountant (FCCA) and holds a Master in Business Administration. She lived and worked in Europe, USA, Cayman Islands, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Originally from the Czech Republic, Jana has over 15 years of work experience across various industries and finance disciplines.

After her initial career in audit and business advisory profession with Ernst & Young, she assumed various senior finance and commercial management roles in companies like Dyson and Chandler Corporation.

In her diverse roles, she took charge of financial planning and analysis, monthly budgeting, and rolling forecast.

She implemented financial and reporting systems and dealt with challenging business environment.

Iryna Fischenko, Licensed Financial Advisor

Iryna FishchenkoIryna holds a degree in Financial Economics from the University of Dundee, Scotland.

Originally from Ukraine, she moved to Singapore to pursue a career in finance and to explore the local culture.

She passed the Capital Markets and Financial Services (CMFAS) examination and is now a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) licensed financial advisor.

She assists international clients in achieving their financial goals at Financial Alliance, one of the largest Independent Financial Advisory in Singapore.

Iryna has a passion for helping people to improve their financial wellbeing and has co-founded “Harvest together”, a student-run social enterprise aimed at helping local community members to start their own gardening projects and generate an independent income stream.

Boardroom, Work Central
190 Clemencau Avenue,
06-01 Singapore Shopping Centre 239924

Ticket Prices:
PrimeTime members: $25, Guests and Walk-ins: $30

Cancellation Policy: Please contact the event organisers if you need to cancel after registering. A full refund can only be made if notice is received at least 2 full days in advance of the event.

Prime Time is a non-profit association registered with the Registry of Societies in Singapore. Our event fees only cover the cost of catering and venue hire as each event is designed to break-even.