Fraud is fraud! No matter how you categorise it, or how it is packaged, you have a responsibility to recognise it before you are duped out of your hard-earned money. There are different types of fraud and financial fraud is a serious issue. In this article we discuss Affinity fraud. Affinity Fraud Affinity fraud refers to investment scams that prey upon members of identifiable groups, such as religious or ethnic communities, the elderly, retiree groups or professional groups. These fraudsters […]
World Investor Week 2018 Trinidad and Tobago/ T&T Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), as part of the Caribbean Working Group, representing 16 jurisdictions across the Caribbean, and supported by the International Forum For Investor Education (IFIE), has launched a Caribbean Regional video initiative to present Voices of the Caribbean: “Empowering the Caribbean toward Financial Independence and Resilience” in celebration of World Investor Week 2018.
International Literacy Day 2018 ‘Literacy and Skills Development’ TTSEC Focuses on Financial Literacy International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on the 8th of September, is an opportunity to highlight improvements in literacy and reflect on the existing challenges. This year’s United Nation’s theme is ‘Literacy and Skills Development.’ Although there has been significant progress over the years, today there are still many literacy challenges existing in our respective nations. This year’s theme explores integrated approaches that simultaneously support the development […]
Are you prepared? Our country was recently shaken by an earthquake, the likes of which most of us have never experienced. At times like these, persons become very aware that they are not fully prepared to handle such life-changing events and they promise themselves to become more resilient. At the Commission we are also concerned about our stakeholders’ financial security in the wake of natural disasters. In our outreach sessions we always advise persons to have a minimum of six […]