…If you’ve wondered about Rights Issues before, or googled but didn’t quite get it, then today is your lucky day. Come with me as I try to explain what a Rights Issue is in the usual simple, clear, beginner-friendly language…Read More
Hey Guys, I promised a simplified overview of the Sagicor Select Funds Prospectus and so I’m delivering today. Assuming everything goes to plan then this should be in your inbox on the Monday of the week that the IPO opens. I figure 3 days is enough time for you to read this, do your research, speak to a licensed financial advisor for their opinion, and then buy in, if you’re so inclined.Read More
Late, but hopefully great. Here’s an overview of Wigton Wind Farm, for people who aren’t in Finance and just want a simple explanation. Is this your first IPO? Don’t worry there are a lot of people in Jamaica like you who are just starting out and want to learn to invest sensibly. Give this a read and you’ll be well on your way…Read More
Here’s my overview of the Everything Fresh IPO. It should contain just enough information to let you know if you’re interested in knowing more about the company and possibly investing with them.Read More
Financial Education. What a big sounding term, nice and fancy. It's something the vast majority of us aren't ever truly taught, and even worse, many who ARE taught it, are given half-assed lessons, lessons that don't truly reflect the reality of everyday life. Consider this; how many of us were taught from a young age that saving is the way to financial freedom?Read More
Hey Guys! Happy New Year!!! Or as I've been hearing recently, Happy Belated New Year! I'm not even sure what that means, but I love the sentiment LOL! So, 2018 is gonna be your year right? This is the year you're gonna get your money right...Read More
Hey guys, working on a larger set of posts on that I think you're all gonna find interesting. They're not quite ready yet though, so I thought I'd repeat one of my past posts with an even shorter explainer on IPOs. This is especially timely since there are a few that have hit the road already and quite a few more to follow. I know they always generate a lot of questions so let me try to answer a few from early.
Let's begin.Read More
People ask me investment questions all the time. A few of them get repeated a LOT, things like;
"How much money should I put into this company?"
"How long should I keep the shares for?"
Those two get asked the most and it gets tiring answering sometimes and I also may not always do the best job explaining it in the moment so I'm doing my best to lay it out for you now. So here we go.Read More
So, you've heard the good news about investing locally, or maybe you've just been budgeting properly and have some extra cash you want to invest, or maybe you simply got tired of local bank's joke of an interest rate and have decided that you need to have your money make you money. Well, regardless of the reason, this is Randy's Quick and Dirty Guide to Investing in Jamaican Stocks...Read More
I struggled initially to write this post, I couldn't figure out a simple description which would get across to any reader what budgeting is, and I certainly couldn't find a way to get it to sound nice and cool, the best I had was: Budgeting, the foundation for all sound financial management.Read More