During Financial Literacy Month, celebrate financial literacy in the Caribbean month by learning about education efforts in the region.
Banking and Finance
Finding the right bank that meets all of your needs does not have to be difficult. Your reasons for choosing the right bank, will determine what account or banking service is right for you. In our banking guide, we will look at the different types of financial institutions, identify the various accounts, talk about interest rates and examine some of the available banking products and services.
Celebrate Fraud Prevention Month and Protect Your Assets
During Fraud Prevention Month in March, Scotiabank shared tips to sensitize its customers about fraud and what they can do to stay safe.
Five Money Lessons From Walking Through Bridgetown, Barbados
Walking through Bridgetown in December 2020 will always stand out as a memorable experience that taught me important money lessons.
Brilliant Financial Tips from Temple Yard
Temple Yard is a unique and culturally rich community in Bridgetown, Barbados that showcases the talents of the local Rastafarian family.
Do You Need a Personal Finance Coach?
I get it. Not everyone is good with money. It’s nothing to be embarrassed or ashamed about. If you find that you are always in debt, your savings are not growing and you just cannot manage money, you may need to hire a personal finance coach. I’ve toyed with the […]
7 Financial Lessons From the Birth of Jesus
Do you know the Christmas story teaches us about personal finance? I only just realised that there are several financial lessons from the birth of Jesus. One of my earliest memories of Christmas was when I was in primary school and the school hosted a Christmas concert. I had a […]
Five Financial Lessons From Independence Day in Barbados
It’s Independence Day in Barbados and I’m celebrating with conkies and golden apple juice. The island gained its independence from the United Kingdom on November 30 back in 1966. This was a bold move that came with a lot of responsibility. It meant that the country would be responsible for […]
Financial Checklist for Newcomers to the Caribbean
Newcomers to the Caribbean may find it difficult to settle into their new way of life. Life is a lot more laid back and there are some things that may work differently to what you are accustomed to. In a post-COVID world, many Caribbean countries have pivoted to deal with […]
How Can I Really Enjoy Spending Money?
Do you enjoy spending money? This was something that I struggled with at various points in my life. But ever since COVID-19 started and I made the shift to work from home, I’ve been spending less on some of my budget categories. I don’t go anywhere, so I have saved […]
The Ultimate Guide to Credit Unions in Barbados
The value of credit unions in Barbados has been touted by the people of the country for many years. I’m not sure if it’s because of the many advantages which members find attractive. Members of the credit unions are part owners; the focus of the business model is to benefit […]