Tag: finance

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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Advice from Jamaican Entrepreneurs: Javette Nixon

Name:  Javette Nixon Age: 32  Name of business: Point Global Marketing Limited Your job title: Founder & CEO Age at which you started your business: 27 What do you think is the most important character trait in a successful entrepreneur? I think the most

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Jamaica, the Caribbean & De-Risking

    There has been much talk about de-risking in economic circles recently, centering especially around the impact it will have on Jamaica and the wider Caribbean region. The consensus from these groups seems to be that if left unchecked,

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De-Risking for Dummies: A Very Simple Explanation

What is de-risking? Derisking: “The phenomenon of financial institutions terminating or restricting business relationships with clients or categories of clients to avoid, rather than manage, risk.” (as defined by The World Bank) A simple way of understanding de-risking is to

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6 Things You Need To Know- March 6, 2015

FINSAC Commission ‘Gaan Bad A Mawning’- Phillips. The parliamentary opposition has said it is prepared to accept the blame for the composition of the commission which examined the financial crisis of the 1990s, saying someone with legal…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Three

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