Considerations for Renting vs. Buying

Considerations for Renting vs. Buying

Considerations for Renting vs. Buying Intro Trying to Decide Whether To Rent or Buy? Did you know that mortgage interest rates are lower than they have ever been in recent time Did you know your landlord has the right to raise your rent by 7.5% each year? Do you know...
A Career in Actuarial Science

A Career in Actuarial Science

Intro What is Actuarial Science? Details Exploring The World.. One Data Point at a Time   USING DATA TO MAKE DECISIONS When you are trying to make a difficult financial decision, it is sometimes hard to access the right information in a way that is clear and easy...
Credit Reports in Jamaica

Credit Reports in Jamaica

Intro Go Access Your Free Credit Report Today:A Matter of Life and Debt Do you know what your credit score is? Have you ever accessed one of your free credit reports? Do you know how many bureaus are in Jamaica? Let’s talk credit reports..  Imagine you applied for a...
Financial Literacy in Jamaica

Financial Literacy in Jamaica

Intro Jamaica Scores 33% in Financial Literacy In a report called Financial Literacy Around The World which was undertaken by Standard & Poor’s with representatives from the World Bank, it indicated that Jamaica is ranked 29 out of the 47 scores assigned to 142...
How To Get Insurance in Jamaica

How To Get Insurance in Jamaica

Intro Navigating Auto Insurance Car insurance is a mandatory requirement for getting a motor vehicle in Jamaica. In fact, before you can purchase a vehicle i.e. transfer it into your name, you must show proof that you have insurance for it.    The industry is...
Steps to Getting a Car Loan!

Steps to Getting a Car Loan!

Intro How Do You Navigate Getting a Loan to buy a Car in Jamaica? Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to purchase a motor vehicle. So what next? Navigating the auto loan landscape can be tough, particularly for first time purchasers. These eleven steps on...