August 29, 2018

Guide to Financial Independence

“I want to be financially independent.”  That’s a goal that many aspire towards, but do we really understand what that means? What does being financially independent mean to you?   According to the experts, ‘financial independence’ means having enough money to cover all your expenses, without relying on income from employment; It can be considered the moment when your investments start paying more than your expenses. But how do you attain financial independence? Here are a few things to keep […]
August 21, 2018

A Woman’s Guide to Investing

Whether you are a female professional, entrepreneur, “stay at home” mother or a wife, we all have financial goals. For some of us, it may be to owning our own home, providing for our children’s future or retiring in comfort. Whatever our financial goals, we must have a plan for achieving those goals. In most households, the women tend to be given the role of handling the financial planning, budgeting and spending for their families. As such, we have listed […]
August 15, 2018

Vacation Activities on a Budget

Long vacations can sometimes put a strain on your pocket, but if you budget wisely and cut back on some of your everyday, popular expenses, you may be able to have a unique, fun-filled vacation with your family, that saves you money for your long-term investments. Here are (6) vacation activities  you may consider doing during your July/August holidays! Message us on Facebook and share with us your fun vacation ideas on a budget!             […]
April 30, 2018

May is National Investor Education Month

Theme: Invest with Confidence!   A lack of financial preparedness has huge societal costs. Financial Literacy and Investor Education are key life skills for improving individuals’ ability to better manage their money.   In Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), we have recognised that there are portions of the population who are unbanked and who are unaware of all the financial and investment options available.   The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), as the regulator for the securities industry […]