• Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home

    Opinion February 20, 2017 | 4:56 pm

    Imagine the frustration that would follow if you spent hours planning and narrowing in on a dream home only to find out that you can't afford it when push comes to shove. Starting with a price rang[...]

  • The fourth industrial revolution and the Caribbean

    Opinion April 15, 2016 | 10:42 am

    How well will the Caribbean copewith the ‘disruptive technology’ and‘disruptive innovation’ that in less thana decade could change structurally, employment, competiveness and consumerthinki[...]

  • DT reader tells of shocking encounter with child prostitution

    Opinion February 21, 2017 | 11:19 am

    "Last week I was approached by a youngwoman outside a good hotel in Las Terrenas at about three in the afternoon. Shewanted to sell me the sexual services of an even younger woman. I would say[...]

  • Working Out on a Budget

    Opinion April 18, 2016 | 12:18 pm

    A Towers Watson survey (https://www.towerswatson.com/en-US/Press/2012/11/research-shows-prevention-is-key-to-reducing-health-care-costs-for-all-employees) noted that employee wellness programs save[...]

  • Tourism is vital to the Caribbean economy

    Opinion February 24, 2017 | 11:31 am

    ‘Tourism is a vital sector to the economiesof Member States’. So said CARICOM Heads of Government in the communiqué thatfollowed their recent inter-sessional meeting in Georgetown, Guyana.[...]

  • Golf is Not dead

    Opinion April 21, 2016 | 5:43 pm

    Apparently, golf is dying. Or so we’ve been told. Reportsfrom the National Golf Foundation on declining participation levels from 30million in 2003 to 24 million in 2014 has the industry in flux [...]

  • Do you know how to save on online brokerage fees?

    Opinion February 28, 2017 | 11:03 am

    If you've made it to a point in life where you're ready to start investing, or at least start thinking about investing, you may consider opening a brokerage account. But you're not alone if the tho[...]

  • Resolve to replace your bad financial habits

    Opinion January 2, 2017 | 11:58 am

    Most people have at least one bad financialhabit. Whether it's impulse shopping, forgetting to pay bills on time orputting off building that emergency fund, balancing what you want to do andwhat yo[...]

  • Better education can decrease wealth Iinequality

    Opinion April 26, 2016 | 8:56 am

    Today the world is doing a lackluster job of findingsustainable solutions to global inequality. This crisis is evident in citieslike Lima, Peru where a “wall of shame” separates the wealthy nei[...]