Personal Finance

Kirky D’s Passion for Fashion

Kirky D celebrates his birthday on May 21 with the annual Passion For Fashion event at United Banquet Hall in Hartford, Connecticut.

“This is my annual birth-night extravaganza that I have been keeping for over a decade. I did the first one in 1996 at... Read More

Poor customer service at RGD — Gov't worker

Dear Claudienne

I am an employee of the Ministry of Health, St James Health Department. There is an error on my birth certifi... Read More

Money Mission: Embrace the Opportunities in Change

As we continue to look at strategies that can help you to accomplish the financial goals that you set for 2013, it is important to consi... Read More

Loyalty reward unaffected by billing error

Dear Claudienne

I received a Flow bill due on April 28, 2013, for a total of $3,157.63. The bill had an error as it included a... Read More

Is Your Personal Information Secure?

By Tameka Gordon Assistant business co-ordinator tamekag@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 9 2013   

Identity theft has been deemed one of the fastest growing criminal activities locally by law enforcers. From using old debit cards to get throu... Read More

Tips For Accumulating Wealth

Tuesday, April, 9 2013   

The global financial markets have been ravaged by stormy seas for the past 4 years. As we enter the second quarter of 2013, here are some tips to ... Read More

Match your bandwidth with your pocket

By Shamille Scott Business reporter scotts@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 31 2013   

The amount of bandwidth you really need is largely dependent on how many devices and users access your Internet service. More persons and more dev... Read More

Avoid last-minute retirement planning

BY TAMEKA GORDON Assistant business co-ordinator tamekag@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 31 2013   

PLANNING for retirement maybe the last thing on your mind the first day of your professional life, but it should actually be at the foremost of your... Read More

Second mortgage: A useful investment tool

BY TAMEKA GORDON Assistant business co-ordinator tamekag@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2013   

THE equity built up in real estate could provide an avenue for further wealth creation by way of a second mortgage. Depending on one's financial ... Read More

Control the cost of your data plan

BY SHAMILLE SCOTT Business reporter scotts@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2013   

PEOPLE consume data on their smartphone in a number of ways, some more than others. Picking the wrong data plan could end up costing you thousands o... Read More

Incorporate the Corporates

With Dian Blackwood | Sunday, March, 24 2013   

WITH JDX and NDX behind their backs (well almost), investors are hungry for new ideas, new investments and most of all, a safe and secure place fo... Read More

NCB Cap Markets starts investor series

Wednesday, March, 20 2013   

NCB Capital Markets last week staged the first in a series of investments talks aimed at encouraging its clients to diversify their portfolios, mi... Read More

Your pension, post NDX

By Tameka Gordon Assistant business coordinor tamekag@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 17 2013   

Pension funds are among the casualties of the National Debt Exchange (NDX), resulting in smaller pension payouts, say financial advisors. The NDX... Read More

Poll Results - SAVINGS PLANS

Sunday, March, 17 2013   

HAVE YOU BEEN STICKING TO THE SAVINGS PLANS YOU STARTED THE YEAR WITH? YES — I haven’t deviated at all SOMEWHAT — I try bu... Read More

Going...J$97.12 to one US dollar

Wednesday, February, 27 2013   

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar today traded for a new average high of J$97.12, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s foreign exchange tr... Read More



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