Maximising savings on a gov’t salary

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QUESTION: I am 26 years old, soon to be 27. I need some advice on how to invest my money. I’m really interested in letting my money work for me but I don’t know where and when to start. I have been working in agovernment job for about five years now…

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Yaneek Page | Bridging the divide between youth and employers

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Readers of this column would by now recognise my passion for the role of entrepreneurship in helping to solve some of the country’s most pressing social and economic problems.In particular, there is an urgent need for more Jamaicans to start…

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David Jessop | Russian interest in the Caribbean continues to grow

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On October 10, a report appeared in the Russian media indicating that Russia and Suriname are close to signing a military co-operation agreement.It was based on remarks made to Russia’s lower house of Parliament, the Duma, by Alexandr Schetinin,…

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Job-experience dilemma

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QUESTION: I hope you can advise me on an issue I’ve been having. It seems that I have been caught in the cycle of ‘no experience, no job but need a job for experience’. In 2012, I graduated with a B.Sc. in biology and since then, I have been unable…

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Personal injury and consumer vulnerability

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QUESTION: A young man failed to stop at an intersection in 2009 and ran into my car. My vehicle overturned and was totalled. The other driver’s insurers offered to settle the policy maximum, which is $2 million. After nearly 10 years, getting…

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Special day for TG - West Kingston club aiming to celebrate return to Seaga Complex with win over Sandals

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Former champions Tivoli Gardens will kick a competitive ball for the first time this season in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at their home ground, Edward Seaga Sports Complex, today when they host Sandals South Coast, and they intend to make…

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Leading from the front

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Holy Trinity High’s captain, Shai Smith, turned in an outstanding performance yesterday to lead his team into this year’s semi-finals of ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup competition.Smith slammed in the first and provided the assist for the second at…

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Chess in Emancipation Park?

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There are plans to spread the sport of chess all over Jamaica. According to Jamaica Chess Federation president Ian Wilkinson, work is under way to engender growth through an increasing number of parish chess associations. In addition, he hopes to…

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Steep task - for Scorpions

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PROVIDENCE, Guyana, (CMC):A maiden first-class hundred from Keemo Paul and a couple of early wickets put reigning champions Guyana Jaguars firmly on course for a seventh straight victory over Jamaica Scorpions in the Regional 4-Day Championship…

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Past The Finishing Post

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Past The Finishing PostTrack: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1100 M (Purse $950,000) NB…

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