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Learn-The-Terms for Financial Literacy Month: Interest

April is observed as Financial Literacy Month. And fittingly so. Financial literacy is an area that many people are not very knowledgeable about. The term itself might not be one that people are even familiar with. But look at the

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Learn-The-Terms for Financial Literacy Month: Budget

April is observed as Financial Literacy Month. And fittingly so. Financial literacy is an area that many people are not very knowledgeable about. The term itself might not be one that people are even familiar with. But look at the

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Back-To-School: Cheap Lunch Ideas for Jamaicans

Back-to-school time can be exciting for kids … and stressful for the adults. It’s a time of financial reckoning, when parents and guardians have to find innovative and creative ways to make a tight budget work for an entire school

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2016

Secret Budget – Montague Wants Allocations To National Security Ministry Hidden From Prying Eyes Of Criminal. Declaring that it was time to make tough choices, National Security Minister Robert Montague has revealed that he is now taking steps to have the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today- June 1, 2016

Stormy Defiance – Residents In Flood-Prone Areas Vow To Wait Out Hurricane Season. If weather experts are on target in their predictions for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, communities, including those along the country’s coastline, must brace themselves for a tempestuous

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Projected Tax Revenue Intake For 2015/16 Budget – By Category

As the process of review for the 2015/16 Budget is ongoing in Parliament, we thought our readers might be interested in a breakdown of where the taxes are expected to come from.  While we await word on the actual revenue

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 19, 2015

Corruption Crackdown. A senior official at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is among more than 70 public-sector employees expected to be hauled before the court today in a fresh crackdown by the Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) on public servants accused ignoring

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20 Ideas For Christmas On A Budget

We’re now 10 days away from the big day, and those of us caught up in the holiday spirit are trying to figure out ways to have a merry Christmas without breaking the bank or racking up a huge debt to

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Ja’s Budget 2014 In A Nutshell

diGgers The National Budget for FY 2014/2015 was tabled last month in the House of Representatives by Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. Every year this is done around the same time but come next year due to to the implementation of

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Interactive Chart -Taxes To Fill The $6.7 Billion Gap In The 2014/2015 Budget

Minister of Finance, Dr. Peter Phillips in his contribution during the opening of the 2014/15 Budget Debate on April 17, proposed how the GoJ intends on financing the $6.7 BILLION GAP in the $540.1 billion 2014/2015 national budget. According to Dr. Phillips, the

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