Although I work in the financial services sector, I could not describe to anyone what a mutual fund was. I had no definition in my mind other than it being yet another type of investment. So, I decided that it was time I did some research on mutual funds. A mutual fund is a “company” […]
Category: Saving and Investing
If you want to take charge of your financial future, but you are not quite sure where to start, our saving and investing guide can show you the way. Find out all about mutual funds, personal finance, retirement and stock exchanges.
The children are going back to school after a long summer vacation. Some of you might be smiling, but others are worried about lunch money, bus fares, never ending traffic and the aches and pains that are characteristic of a new school term. I know that feeling. I will go back to leaving home extremely […]
There are so many ways to save money and to cut back on spending. It’s an exercise that can really make you re-think your spending habits. When I decided to revamp my spending habits, it was not easy. It is a very hard process that calls for dedication and focus on the task at hand. […]
I’ve been called “cheap” by many people and for some reason I never get offended. In the Caribbean “cheap”, which also means frugal, is a term used to describe people who do not like to spend money or overspend on items. When I’m described as “cheap”, I usually smile and say “Ah well.” It does […]