|Romancing your money
If intimate for 100 can be imagined, then First Global Financial Services (FGFS) 'tea and financial talk' to woo women investors, enlivened the image. The setting was classic feminine - pink table cloths, tea and scones, scented candles and lots of women chatting - but the topic was heavy duty: how women must secure their futures by being financially prepared for it.
Many states appear to be in recession
The finances of many states in the United States of America have deteriorated so badly that they appear to be in a recession, regardless of whether that is true for the nation as a whole, a survey of all 50 state fiscal directors concludes.
Police failure to protect and reassure motor victim
Question: I was travelling from May Pen to Kingston on July 20, 2007. I decided to stop at Savannah Cross off the Bustamante Highway. As I approached the right turn, I looked into themirror and saw a white vehicle behind me. I signalled, positioned my vehicle and started to turn. While turning and on what would have been the soft shoulder, a flash of yellow bolted towards me...
Personal Financial Advisor - Contrasting debt problems
QUESTION: Is it wise to pay off a mortgage before the time allotted?- PhilipP A: It depends on the rate of interest on the mortgage, investment returns, and the remaining term of the mortgage.
The coming trillion-dollar global storm - Jamaica's hidden opportunities
Pundits across the globe, from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Goldman Sachs, the investment bank that foresaw the credit crisis, have all started using the 'T' word: trillion.
Food instability sparks debate on farming and consumerism
New international fault lines are emerging at the point where concerns about climate change, agriculture, food and energy meet.They run between nations in the developed world, the emerging markets of China, Brazil and India, to the smaller nations of the developing world such as those in the Caribbean.