Investor Education

October 15, 2020

Investing 101 in T&T- Part 1

  Are you worried about your future and whether you will have enough money to live comfortably during your retirement years? Have you ever thought about increasing your wealth and  investing in the local securities market? Are you interested in  investing, but don’t know  how or where to start? Without the necessary knowledge and understanding, you could possibly jeopardise the security of your financial future.   The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) as the regulator of the […]
August 30, 2019

Gaining Financial Independence

Discipline, Tolerance and Production. The watch words of our beautiful twin island, Trinidad and Tobago.  As a body politic, these words apply to every dimension of our lives. One such dimension in particular is our financial lives. We tend to spend a great deal of time mentally juggling mechanisms that will allow us to competently pay our expenses and still remain with sufficient disposable income to invest and recreate ourselves. We make it our duty to strive toward gaining Financial […]
August 22, 2019

The JAVA Budget

Make JAVA days, better days, with a JAVA Budget.   The sunny JAVA months make it easy to unwind. Unfortunately, it can also mean unwinding financially. You may probably be wondering, “What does “JAVA” mean?” Well, in case you missed it, “JAVA” is simply an acronym for the July-August Vacation. For the most part, your finances get derailed during this period of the year as a result of many personal  commitments or responsibilities that arise which include: graduation ceremonies for […]
July 30, 2019

MFATT: Types of Mutual Funds

A Mutual Fund is a collective investment scheme that pools investors monies to form the source for investments in various securities depending upon the investment objective of the scheme eg. equities, bonds, money market instruments, other financial securities.   For investors who would like to invest in mutual funds, where do they start? The number of funds is so large and investment programs so varied, that investors could become overwhelmed. Generally speaking, there are four broad types of mutual funds; […]