Easter in Trinidad and Tobago is always a special time for many as it symbolises a time of renewal and hope. As a lead up to Easter, some persons would have used this time to fast and abstain from some of their favourite things as a sign of sacrifice and to test their self-discipline. The Mutual Funds Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MFATT) would like to share with you, some of the ways individuals would have used this time […]

Managing your Family’s Finances

Managing your family’s finances isn’t an easy task. In addition to offsetting the cost of raising children and managing the household, you’re probably facing hefty financial burdens, such as saving for retirement, college tuition, home ownership, and more. Although it may seem a bit overwhelming, balancing your family’s short and long-term financial goals is possible.     The following tips will help you and your family move closer to financial security/ financial freedom.   Define your family financial goals- Remember […]

Tis’ The Season Tips

For so many reasons, Christmas is an expensive time for some of us. We tend to get caught up in overspending and overindulging which can both have negative effects on our pockets after the season. These tips can help to get your finances on track for the New Year. Good financial planning will help you enjoy the festive season and enter the New Year on a high note!   Try and resist embarking on the usual Christmas practice of “shopping ‘til we […]