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July 1st, 2014

Global FATCA Compliance

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Question: I want to encourage my two teenaged children to save, how can I help them develop a savings habit which can bring immense benefits?

The earlier you can teach your teenagers about the benefits of saving, the better prepared they will be to manage their own money in their adult life. Teens can be frighteningly ignorant of the value of saving and investing, so the earlier you address it, the better.

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Question: I want to encourage my two teenaged children to save, how can I help them develop a savings habit which can bring immense benefits?

The earlier you can teach your teenagers about the benefits of saving, the better prepared they will be to manage their own money in their adult life. Teens can be frighteningly ignorant of the value of saving and investing, so the earlier you address it, the better.

Perhaps the best way to encourage a savings habit in your teenagers is to be a saver or investor yourself.  Teenagers are likely to put more credence in your message to save or invest if you already practice what you preach.  It is important that you examine your own attitude towards money so that your words of wisdom to them do not ring hollow.  Teenagers are notoriously effective at identifying the inconsistencies between parents’ stated values and their actions.

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In today’s environment, we are faced with people who have become more sophisticated in their techniques to scam citizens of their money. You do not want to be a victim of fraud as it is a severe inconvenience to you and your family. Your best defense, however, is securing your card and personal funds against such attacks. With this in mind, we have listed below some ways in which people may try to scam you and offer   personal security tips to help protect your investment.

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In today’s environment, we are faced with people who have become more sophisticated in their techniques to scam citizens of their money. You do not want to be a victim of fraud as it is a severe inconvenience to you and your family. Your best defense, however, is securing your card and personal funds against such attacks. With this in mind, we have listed below some ways in which people may try to scam you and offer   personal security tips to help protect your investment.

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In today’s environment, we are faced with people who have become more sophisticated in their techniques to scam citizens of their money. You do not want to be a victim of fraud as it is a severe inconvenience to you and your family. Your best defense, however, is securing your card and personal funds against such attacks. With this in mind, we have listed below some ways in which people may try to scam you and offer   personal security tips to help protect your investment.

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Unlocking the key to home ownership

My wife and I are looking to buy our first home. What advice can you offer on accumulating the money for the down payment?

Owning your own home is probably one of life’s major goals as it provides a sense of security and stability for you and your family.  Despite its importance, meeting this basic need can be very challenging given its cost, as a home will most likely be the most expensive asset you would acquire over your lifetime.  However, equipped with sound information, good financial planning and a healthy dose of discipline, your dream of home ownership can be a reality.

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May 21st, 2014

ARROW press release

UTC points ARROW in right direction

 May 16, 2014: It was unimaginable for 12-year old Terrelle Jack to get up and speak in front of a crowd, but on the day of ARROW Foundation’s recently held graduation ceremony, Terrelle mustered up the courage to get up on and address his schoolmates.   It was a moment he will never forget.

Terrelle praised the ARROW programme for helping him read and spell better. “It felt good, it was something I wanted to do for a long time,” he said.

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What you need to know as an investor

I have read about the benefits of investing but what questions should I ask before I part with my hard-earned cash?

It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or have been investing for many years, it’s never too early or too late to start asking questions.  Arbitrary investing may not be wise because you need to be armed with the proper information to guide your investment decisions. That’s the best advice we can give you about how to invest wisely.

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