Seniors being exposed to saving and investment opportunities at the 50+ Expo

Managing your money, making sound investments, developing savings plans, these are a few of the topics being focused on at the recently concluded Butterfield 50+ Expo.

Held on Two Mile Hill at the former Sherbourne Centre, the Expo is in its fourth year got much positive feedback from sponsors, exhibitors, and patrons since its inception in 2008.

Since its inception in 2008 the Butterfield 50+ Expo has been growing significantly in popularity, seeing an increase in patronage each year.

As in previous years, Saturday’s Expo delivered a number of exciting features, including the popular Health Corner where patrons receive free blood pressure and blood sugar checks. Additionally, persons can look forward to taking part in a two hour dance-a-thon, visiting a number of booths in the Exhibition Hall, enjoying the services of a Beauty Spa, purchasing goods from the Bajan Market Place, and viewing stunning designs in the Fashion Pavilion, among other attractions.

This year Butterfield is stepping up its efforts to educate persons in this 50+ age group on the benefits of developing and maintaining savings plans, as well as investment opportunities available locally.

Butterfield’s Senior Manager of Commercial & Consumer Lending, Clive Newman, will be on hand to make a presentation to persons attending the Expo’s “Speaker’s Bureau”, while Butterfield lending officers will be available throughout the duration of the Expo to answer questions and provide information on the Bank’s products and services.

Butterfield’s Marketing Officer, Nicola Greaves, said Butterfield is delighted to be sponsoring the Expo once again, reaffirming its commitment to serving this demographic:

With a significant portion of our population being made up of persons within this 50+ bracket, more attention must be paid to the needs of these individuals, particularly their financial security. Butterfield has developed products and services geared towards this segment of the market, and we will continue to do our part by educating our seniors on the importance of proper financial planning.”

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