3 Ways To Invest Money Other Than Buying Individual Stocks

Hey guys, So I know there is a lot of information about stocks these days and it seems as though buying individual stocks are the only way to invest. This is simply not true and the way you choose to invest your money is unique to you, your risk appetite and your goals. I’ve compiled…

What You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

Hey guys, I haven’t done an investment article in a while so I decided to tackle mutual funds. What is a Mutual Fund?  A mutual fund is essentially a pool of money that is used to buy stocks, bonds or other assets.  The fund is made up of money from several investors and the fund…

23 Takeaways From VMBS’ Making Money Moves Seminar

Hey guys, So Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS)  had a very small and intimate gathering of persons at their Making Money Moves: Crushing 2020 Seminar at their HWT branch. The event wasn’t advertised widely but it was free to the public and you get a notebook and pen to take notes when you arrive. It…

Takeaways from JMMB’s Elevate 2.0 Saturday Workshops

Hey guys, So as you know, JMMB hosted a 2-day financial empowerment workshop on the 17th and 18th. This blog post will cover day 2’s information. There were several mini-workshops before the main event. Some of the gems from JMMB’s twitter account are: You need to have an exit plan (from your job), ensure you…

The Gems From JMMB’s Fireside Chat (Elevate 2.0)

Hey guys, So you may already know JMMB had a two-day financial empowerment workshop on the 17th and 18th of January. If you want a summary of both days you can read an article I already wrote on that.  The atmosphere at Spanish Court Hotel was nice and conducive to networking. JMMB knows that we…

What You Should Know About Stocks from Money Meetup

Hey guys, So Thriving Dollars finally returned November with their bimonthly Money Meetup. It was nice to know my gentle draping up of Kenishia did not go in vain. November’s Meetup was live and did not disappoint. The sole panellist was Randy Rowe, who you might know from his blog Every Mickle and his podcast…

What You Need to Know About Investment from the Adulting 101 Conference

Hey guys, As promised I’m bringing you all the tea from the investment presentation at the Adulting 101 conference. The presentation was done by Micha McLeod-Hines. Investment- A way to strategically put money into financial assets. When investing, it’s important to Define your goals Pay yourself first and then invest. Mischa made sure to let…

Takeaways from the Adulting 101 Conference

Hey guys, I’m sure you would have heard about the Adulting 101 conference on social media. It was on November 30th and I’d like to officially thank the organizers for allowing me to come and take notes so that I can share with you all. It was a long day packed with information and so…

How to Use Your Shares As Collateral

Hey guys, This week I just want to share with you something I learnt from the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s Investor Week’s Workshops last week. Mrs Kadyll McNaught-Hermitt, Manager of Depository Services at the Jamaica Stock Exchange made a presentation titled ” Using Your Shares As Collateral to Finance Your Dreams” Mrs McNaught-Hermitt explained that you…

What You Need to Know About IPOs

Hey guys, I’m sure you’ve been hearing about IPOs constantly but it’s okay if you have no idea what everyone is talking about. There are a couple of IPOs coming up and I don’t want you to miss out. I got you. I recently attended The Jamaica Stock Exchange’s Investor Week and Mr Herbert Hall (VP…