August 24, 2020

Protect against Pyramid Schemes

Don’t fall Victim to ‘Easy Money Scams’ A primary role of the TTSEC is to protect investors. We do this by educating the public about their rights and responsibilities as investors and informing them about investment fraud. The TTSEC also works closely with other Regulators to take action against financial fraud and investment scams, such as Pyramid Schemes’. The Financial System Regulatory Authorities: the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC), the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago […]
February 13, 2020

Three Tips Every Couple Needs to Know to Meet their Financial Goals

Three Tips Every Couple Needs to Know to Meet their Financial Goals Are you on the same page with your partner when it comes to your finances?   Did anyone ever tell you that money affairs and managing your finances are crucial aspects in the lives of couples?  Well it is essential for a healthy relationship to be able to understand and establish these money management habits early on in your lives. Many times, we knock heads with our partners […]
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 […]