December 16, 2015

Be vigilant this Christmas, Fraudsters are out there! 10 ways to tell if you’re being scammed

Many of us are looking to get cash quickly this Christmas, seeking out the best deals with great returns; or you may be looking forward to that end-of-year bonus and want to place your money, in investment instruments which you believe will help achieve your life-long goals. However in our quest to find great investment opportunities for our money, some of us tend to fall victim to fraudulent investment schemes. The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) was […]
December 16, 2015

Investing 101 Part 1

Have you ever wondered how the rich got their wealth and kept it growing? Do you dream of retiring early, or of being able to retire at all? Are you simply thinking about investing, but don’t know where to start? Well firstly, you should know that investing is not a get-rich-quick scheme. Taking control of your personal finances will take work, and, yes, there will be a learning curve. But the rewards will far outweigh the required effort. Investing is […]
July 8, 2014

Are you too young to plan for your retirement?

Many persons who are under 40 years old have not yet begun planning for retirement. However, is there such a thing as “too young to plan for retirement?” Does “the early bird catch the worm? The earlier you start to plan for retirement the more prepared and at ease you will ultimately be. Here are some helpful tips to help you grow your financial wealth and ensure that your retirement years will be well cushioned.   1. Save as much […]
March 20, 2014

The TTSEC : Regulating the securities industry so that you can invest with confidence

Educate and empower yourself! If in doubt, contact the TTSEC! The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission remains dedicated to the promotion of investor confidence, fairness and the orderly growth of the local capital market. This is primarily achieved through the ongoing development of a regulatory system that is geared toward ensuring a high degree of investor protection as well as building enforcement capacity to ensure the preservation of market integrity. We have been, and will continue to be, […]