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Are you trying to bring your finances under control?

We know that getting started can be tricky and that a little support can go a long way.
That’s why we wrote out these tips.
On this page, you will find some of the gems we share with our members in our face to face consultations. We’ve seen them work time and time again, and we are confident that they can help you too.

We cover things like how to get started on a savings goal, how to go about buying your first car, or any vehicle for that matter, and things you should keep in mind when it's time to buy or build a home.
And because it's not all about the money, we also offer some general advice that has worked for many of our members.

Lifetime Tips

Five ways we can help you save money and save the planet

The credit union movement has a stellar history that includes both small steps and sure and steady planning.

Lifetime Tips

Do you need to take control of your debt? Avoid these five mistakes.

Managing debt can be a daunting exercise, but it gets easier if you can avoid these five mistakes.

Lifetime Tips

Key Steps to Start an Emergency Fund; even in a pandemic

An Emergency Fund is the type of financial backup that we all wish we had, and that many of us need.

Lifetime Tips

Are you better prepared for 2021 than you were for 2020?

Many of us are happy to see the back of 2020. But are you prepared for what is yet to come?

Lifetime Views

One spark can brighten this (Covid-19) Christmas

2020 was not the year that many of us expected, but how it ends does not have to be the same.

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Happy Independence Day!

After 339 years as a colonial territory of Britain, Barbados stood on the precipice of Independence.

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Independence 1966: One week to go

With the general election over, the nation turned its collectives eyes forward; towards Independence.

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Independence 1966: The Election Results Are In

By November 4th of 1996 the election results were back. The three major parties all won seats, but only one would govern.

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Independence 1966: What a Time To Be Alive

In November of 1966 Barbados is taking the final steps towards Independence. Let’s take a stroll through history.

Lifetime Tips

Buying a car: Insider tips that will save you money

Buying a car can be as much fun as it can be stressful. Here are some tips on how to minimise the stress, and increase the fun.

Lifetime Views

Covid-19 and the new normal. Are you ready?

Cooperation is key to moving forward into the “new normal”.

Member stories

Discipline is the key

Are you a consistent saver? It’s not as hard as you may think.

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