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 […]
April 13, 2018

TIPS to Build Your Nest Egg for Retirement

This Easter, many around the world will be hunting for eggs, gifting eggs, and eating lots of chocolate and candied eggs, but have you given thought to your nest egg for retirement? The sooner you start saving, the more money you will accumulate. Here are four tips to help you grow your nest egg for the years to come. 1. Set Clear Short, Medium and Long-Term Goals An important part of any strategy to save, is to have very clear […]
March 29, 2018

This Easter Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Your aim should be to diversify your investments. Consider creating your own virtual mutual fund by investing in a handful of companies you know, trust, and perha ps even use in your day-to-day life. Stay current with your investments and remain in tune with overall market conditions. Know what is happening to the companies you invest in. Be wary of monthly, or transactional fees. Be cognisant of what you are paying for and what you are getting for it. And remember […]
March 6, 2018

International Women’s Day 2018- #PressforProgress

IWD 2018 International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th. It is a global day that highlights and encourages the celebration of the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women the world over. This year the theme for International Women’s Day is “Press for Progress”. There is a strong global momentum striving for gender parity following the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away. Two […]