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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 […]
April 2, 2020

Managing Financial Health in Challenging Times

Introduction: The recent global pandemic caused by the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, has inevitably impacted Trinidad and Tobago. Many non-essential services have regulated their hours of operation or closed; and businesses, organisations and government Ministries, have all adjusted their working operations and conditions to ensure the safety of their workforce and all citizen/residents. These are challenging and uncertain times, and in such circumstances, a major fallout as a result of such limitations is, a reduction in income due […]
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 […]