Resources

Be Inspired: How Kimberly Earns US$5,000 Per Year From Her Side Business

If anybody should know more about side businesses, hustling, and juggling multiple jobs, it would be Jamaicans and Caribbean people. We definitely know how to do that. Things have always been tough, rough, and unbearable; but as true soldiers, we always find a way to push on through. Continue Reading

e-Update, Small Business

I Bought The JMMB 7.25% Or 7.50% Preference Shares. Now What?

JMMB Preference Shares A Big Hit With Investors
The JMMB preference share public offerings seem to be a big hit with investors. At least 2 friends have questioned me about it, and I know that there are a lot more out there. The preference share offers have become a big win for investors and an almost guaranteed funding source for the company. With the continued growth, strong leadership, acquisitions and expansion of the JMMB Group, they have definitely made a name for themselves; and when you add their preference share promotional machinery to the mix then you realize how hard it is to ignore their offers. Continue Reading

e-Update, Investing

Six Tips For Starting A Business On A Shoe String Budget

A little tighter perhaps? Photo by Boris

As jobs become scarce and the level of unemployment around us rises, there seems to be more encouragement to start our own income generating ventures. However, a problem many face is accessing funds to finance the start up of these ventures.

But, where there is a will, there is a way. Right? Right. Continue Reading

Small Business

Now Here’s A Killer Resource for MoneyMaxers. RateBee!

One way to maximize your money is to definitely increase the interest rate you earn, and reduce the charges you pay. But finding the highest rate, or the lowest charges can definitely be a hassle. Shopping around for the best rates can really be tiring, and confusing, worse if you’re not sure what you’re looking for and where to go. Worry no more, let me introduce you to RateBee. Continue Reading

Investing, Resources

WAIT! Before You Activate The Digicel 8.99 One Rate Plan. Try This.

There are a number of persons that have differing views about the new one-rate calling plan by Digicel. One person said on Saturday that his friend would wait until Monday to activate it, as something nuh sound right and the weekend rate is cheaper. Despite the variety of views however, one thing is common – there are doubts as to who will benefit more from this plan – Digicel, LIME, or You. Continue Reading

e-Update, Resources Tagged

The Small-Man To Get A Big Boost

GO UNDERDOG!

Usually, it is the little guy – the small business owner – who gets overlooked, side-stepped, and left behind to fight alone. They are always the underdogs. Today though, the little man in Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Jamaica and St. Lucia have the spotlight.

The Organization of American States (OAS) will be establishing Small Business Development Centres in the mentioned territories as it has already done in Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and in the United States. Continue Reading

Small Business

Are You An Innovator?

Have you seen The Innovators, a new reality TV series which intends to show you how to make more money?

There is a new show on one of Jamaica’s television stations that aims to showcase the lives of about 12 entrepreneurs while taking them through the process of making improvements to their business. This should be a good resource for anyone that intends to MaxiMize their Money.

Check it out. Have you watched it, what do you think?

Resources, Sports, Entertainment, Culture

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Doing Its Part to Save The World (well…kinda)

When an established bank takes the time out to equip as many as 400 average citizens in the hair-raising and technical rigors of savings and investment, its fair to say they are doing good in the neighborhood.

Well, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) recently graduated the latest crop of an investments and savings course it offers in a partnership with the ABI Bank. Continue Reading

Investing