January 9, 2020

2020 New Year’s Resolutions for Investors

We are at the start of another New Year and it is the time when we reflect on our lives and look forward to making better choices. We set personal and professional goals such as, to save more, develop a healthier lifestyle, launch your business or learn a new language. Many times, we may start up, “hot and sweaty”, and never fully complete our goals but, we all know that setting SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time bound) goals […]
December 16, 2019

Beat Investment Fraud, this Christmas!

In December, the TTSEC launched a media campaign aimed at generating public awareness about: The different types of investment fraud perpetrated against vulnerable persons; The warning signs; and How to protect against falling victim to such scams. The intent is to help protect investors by providing information on the different types of investment scams and the associated warning signs.     An investment scam can take many forms and can be executed by anyone. In this article, we aim to […]
October 9, 2019

Mental Health and Money Matters

Research shows that financial issues and mental health problems often go hand-in-hand. Financial wellness is an important part of the happiness equation, and happiness is part of having good mental health. According to Dena Roten, Managing Director and Head of Citi® US Branch Network, “Financial wellness is about developing a healthy relationship with money—to include feeling a sense of control over short-term financial obligations while also successfully working toward moderate and longer term goals.” Today, on World Mental Health day, […]
October 9, 2019

Financial Resilience in the wake of a natural disaster!

  As the hurricane season approaches, it is a stark reminder and our duty, to ensure that we are prepared to handle any type of life-changing events and to become more financially resilient, should the need arise. As regulators of the financial industry, we are concerned about our stakeholders’ financial security in the wake of natural disasters. For emergency purposes, we always advise persons to have a minimum of six months’ salary put aside. This may be a challenge for some […]