FOR MILLENNIALS when it comes to financial matters things can easily go awry, and nobody wants to be financially unprepared. Asking yourself these questions is crucial to setting the foundation for managing your finances and securing your future.

THE 2020 budget was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday. No division was taken. The debate on the budget moves to the Senate starting at 10 a.m. today. During yesterday’s Standing Finance Committee, it was revealed that this country has not honoured its commitments to a number of international bodies, including a number of UN commitments.

It was a nusaince. That’s how Emeritus Professor Kenneth Julien described the legal battle he’s been engaged in with the State for the past eight years. “Nevertheless, it’s now a relief that it’s now over,” said the 87 year-old Julien. 

LONSTANDING vendor at the Chaguanas Market, Vijay Hoyte, sprayed water over his vegetables Thursday to keep them fresh, a sign over bags of unsold pimentos stating, “$10 for 100”.

SPEAKING at the opening of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President of bpTT, announced that BP had submitted a bid to the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) for a commercial scale solar power project with partners Lightsource BP and Royal Dutch Shell.

TERRITORY manager for Invisalign Caribbean, Alejandro Castillo Gonzalez came to T&T earlier this month for the launch of the latest in invisible orthodontic equipment, the Invisalign iTero Element 2 Scanner, at the Smile Inn Dental Facility in Woodbrook. The first of its kind to become available in the region, the iTero Element 2 is a machine which Gonzalez insists is poised to advance and evolve the dental care industry.

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THIS WEEK, we at Bourse review the financial performance of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd (SBTT) for its 9-month fiscal period ended July 2019 and Prestige Holdings Ltd (PHL) for its 9-month period ended August 2019. 

AHEAD of Bernard Mitchell’s three-year contract as the chief executive of National Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd (NP) coming to an end, some 488 employees have put their signatures to a letter to Energy Minister Franklin Khan asking that his contract be renewed.

FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert says T&T has received a “favourable” rating from the US credit rating agency Fitch Ratings.


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