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September 7, 2018

International Literacy Day 2018 – Focus on Financial Literacy

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 […]
September 4, 2018

Financial Resilience in the wake of a natural disaster!

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 […]
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 […]