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

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

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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,Β let me introduce you to RateBee. Continue Reading

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

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The Small-Man To Get A Big Boost


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

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Are You An Innovator?

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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


Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association Programme Offers BIG Support for SMALL Businesses

Jamaica Manufacturers Association - Micro and Small Enterprise Facility

Jamaica Manufacturers Association - Micro and Small Enterprise Facility

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