January 29, 2018

How to stick to those wise money habits

Some of us always had that intention to save more but never quite got around to planning how it’s all going to get done. Some of us actually start our ‘cutting back on expenses’ drive very admirably, but then eventually fall off the wagon and other things take priority. Often we tend to embark on an action without proper planning or set goals which help to guide and motivate our habits. The reality is, there are going to be obstacles […]
September 5, 2017

International Literacy Day – September 8th

Commemorated on September 8th every year, International Literacy Day, addresses current challenges and looks to innovative solutions to further boost literacy in the future.  It also promotes literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies. The theme this year is “Literacy in a digital world” and we at the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission would like to encourage you to improve all areas of your life, including your access to information, knowledge management, networking and social services, […]
June 21, 2017

Do you have an Emergency Fund? Maybe it’s time to invest in one.

Your future is unpredictable. The old adage, ‘It’s better to be safe than sorry’, is becoming more evident every day with unexpected weather conditions, vehicular accidents and medical emergencies. We never know what the future may hold, so it’s always best to be prepared. Many financial planners and investment advisers will recommend establishing an emergency fund for you and your family. It should ideally be one of your highest savings priorities. These five tips will help you set goals and […]