Jamaica Gleaner Business
Published: Monday Sunday | February 1, 2009
Clico troubles reverberate in the region - JMMB says it has no exposure
An overseas firm is being recruited to restructure companies that Lawrence Duprey's CL Financial controlled up to Friday, under a rescue plan launched by the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, and backed by the Patrick Manning government looking to...Seek solution to crisis from within say financial experts
Individually, Caribbean countries, in reaction to the financial crisis, have been adjusting budgets to cut spending and pumping up social programmes as a cushion for job cuts; but Barbados is now saying it is time to act together - to be proactive and...Job cuts, other dangers lurk for insurance: But companies expect to emerge from crisis 'relatively unscathed'
Insurance companies are by no means insulated from the current global financial meltdown, but experts in the field are optimistic, even if cautiously so, that the...Worried about retirement? Let's break it down for you
If the idea of Retirement has you worried, repeat after me: Retirement is not a four letter word. Not convinced? Doubtless you are not alone.Manage your credit cards and make money
Proper credit-card management, apparently, requires nerves of steel and depths of discipline akin to that used by the sportsmen and sportswomen to achieve outstanding athletic feats.... taming your bill
For persons desirous of changing bad habits and moving towards the black in budgeting, here are some guidelines from Joan Edwards, financial adviser at Jamaica Money Market Brokers.Rohan Barnett takes a hot seat: New FSC head to lead cautious change
This is the second of a two-part article.Market trucks and motor insurance: Is Government doing its job?
The following is the second response to issues relating to the insurance of market trucks.Question: At least two accidents have taken place on the roads recently, in which many persons were hurt or fatally injured.$Multimillion mobile ad wars
Retailers say the high shopping season was one of the most disappointing in recent memory, but it did not stop the mobile phone companies from, in some cases, literally painting the capital red - with banners, blimps, bubbles, balls and branded bus...