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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 28, 2018

TTSEC Celebrates Global Money Week with National Committee

On March 12, 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing its membership and commitment to the National Financial Education Committee (Committee). The MOU was signed between the Office of the Financial Services Ombudsman/ National Financial Literacy Programme (OFSO/NFLP), and the stakeholders of the National Financial Education Committee (Committee), of which the TTSEC is a member.  This Committee is established to develop a national strategy for financial education across Trinidad and […]