December 4, 2018

Identifying Affinity Fraud- Part 2

How do you protect yourself from Affinity Fraud? The best way to protect yourself from any kind of financial scam or fraud is to become an informed investor. Basically the more we know, the better we are able to identify fraudulent activity and avoid being a victim. We are also better positioned to help others make more informed decisions.   Here are some tips that we really want you to tell everyone: Ask questions and get the facts about any […]
December 3, 2018

Fraud is Fraud! – Affinity Fraud: Part 1

Fraud is fraud! No matter how you categorise it, or how it is packaged, you have a responsibility to recognise it before you are duped out of your hard-earned money. There are different types of fraud and financial fraud is a serious issue. In this article we discuss Affinity fraud. Affinity Fraud Affinity fraud refers to investment scams that prey upon members of identifiable groups, such as religious or ethnic communities, the elderly, retiree groups or professional groups. These fraudsters […]
November 2, 2018

TTSEC Joins the Caribbean in commemorating – World Investor Week 2018

World Investor Week 2018  Trinidad and Tobago/ T&T Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), as part of the Caribbean Working Group, representing 16 jurisdictions across the Caribbean, and supported by the International Forum For Investor Education (IFIE), has launched a Caribbean Regional video initiative to present Voices of the Caribbean: “Empowering the Caribbean toward Financial Independence and Resilience” in celebration of World Investor Week 2018.        
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 […]