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Tag Archives: mortgages

  1. Difficult Conversations: Paying for your house in six years – Part 2 by Grenville Phillips II

    Last week, I described the concept of a couple owning their house in 6 years, without paying more than twice the cost of the property in a 30-year mortgage. This article provides further details. The house should be designed as both a starter and retirement house. This would be a 1,000 sq ft, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, […]

    April 6, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. Difficult Conversations – “How to own your house in six years” by Grenville Phillips II

    A home mortgage is the price people pay for having a house before it is fully paid for. The price the unfortunate homeowners must pay is very high indeed – they must repay more than twice what they borrowed. Why would people choose to repay so much, in an uncertain economy, for 30-years? Why would […]

    March 25, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN OFFERS SPECIAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO CLIENTS AFFECTED BY COVID-19

    CIBC FirstCaribbean is committed to working with their clients, in Retail, Business Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate Banking Segments to offer special assistance on a case by case basis for those adversely impacted by the COVID -19 pandemic. This could include deferred payments; special loan financing and other concessions aimed at helping clients cushion the […]

    March 25, 2020BusinessNo comments
  4. BARBADIANS MUST REVERT TO ANCIENT METHODS FOR COOLING AND AVOIDING WASTAGE

    In the drive to have modern homes, too many Barbadians have thrown out the bathwater, the baby and the tub to appear chic and hip when really and truly, old ways had their value in using the environment to do the work for you… Mr Hutchinson said too many Bajans like to just have the […]

    March 16, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Holiday Loans and Auto Zone with Scotiabank Sky Mall: New Wheels, Build Your Business or Re-Decorate… November 12, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. “Jumpstart to Home Ownership” Showcase 14th Oct. Sky Mall

    Looking for your dream home? The agents of Scotiabank’s “Jumpstart to Home Ownership” Showcase continue to assist! Look at the photos and see the many agents who remain willing to inform your selection…

    October 15, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. LEADING BARBADIAN INSURER ENABLING 65% OF BARBADIAN WORKFORCE TO HAVE ACCIDENT, TABLET, AND HOME CONTENTS COVERAGE IN ONE BUNDLE

    Barbadians 18 to 40 no longer have to trudge from broker to broker looking for contents coverage, vehicular coverage or protection for their hard earned mobile and tablet to be protected against theft or other unfortunate incidents… Vice President of Underwriting, Wanda Mayers revealed the advantages of such a policy for the portion of Barbados […]

    July 27, 2017Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  8. FirstCaribbean ready to launch their Rendezvous Financial Centre

    First Caribbean International is providing a new facility for the more discerning investor in Barbados… FirstCaribbean Managing Director for Barbados – Donna Wellington – invited the Bajan Reporter for a view of the revamped Rendezvous complex. She countered how there are still seven other branches for customers to carry out regular transactions, but this facility […]

    January 24, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. “THE BIG SHORT” (Brad Pitt, Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling)

    When 4 outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael […]

    October 8, 2015Business, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Ace Project Solutions Says Region Is Ripe For Property Investment

    Property development and facilities management consultancy Ace Project Solutions has its eyes set on showing the rest of the world why Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is ripe for property investment. The company will be among leading regionally-based firms to be featured at the Americas Property Awards Summit2015 Exhibition being held October 22nd at the […]

    October 4, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. “The Big Short” (2015) – Brad Pitt, Christian Bale

    The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

    September 25, 2015Business, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “Freeheld” (2015) – Ellen Page, Julianne Moore: Drama HD

    New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

    August 27, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF ITS RETAIL BRANCH AT RENDEZVOUS – WILL OPEN ULTRA-MODERN SALES CENTRE IN ITS PLACE

    CIBC FirstCaribbean today announced it will close its retail branch at Rendezvous Christ Church on 7th August 2015. However, Managing Director, Retail, Business and International Banking Mark St. Hill said the bank would shortly begin work to convert that space into an ultra-modern Sales Centre featuring an expanded Loan and Mortgage Centre to be opened […]

    July 9, 2015BusinessNo comments
  14. “99 HOMES” (Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon – THRILLER)

    In this timely thriller, when single father Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to work for Rick Carver (Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon), the ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It’s a deal with the devil that may […]

    June 21, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Budget 2015 gets Failing Grade from Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB)

    CTUSAB is disappointed at the fact that the Budget failed to adequately address the all important issue of the recovery and growth of the Barbadian economy. The records will show that the Congress has been consistent in its repeated calls for this to be actioned as a matter of priority by the government. It is […]

    June 19, 2015BusinessNo comments
  16. Memories Of BMEX 2015 – Scotiabank Barbados

    You got the dream bed. Now get the dream bedroom. Let Scotiabank help you #MakeYourHomeYourOwn

    May 26, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. (CONCL.) Barbadian professionals get tips on how to budget at Scotiabank Rockley

    Clearly, improving her Financial Health was among her New Year’s resolutions, Scotiabank held a seminar for likeminded Bajans. Learn about Budgeting and Saving, How to Manage Credit and Planning for your Success. “Your Financial Health” seminar took place at Scotiabank Rockley…

    February 19, 2015Business, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN CONTINUES TO DEMONSTRATE COMMITMENT TO REGION – Bank expands Retail Banking services

    CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank continues to demonstrate its commitment to the region as it prepares for a future of banking in which the needs of its ever-growing and sophisticated clientele are increasingly met. The bank has, over recent years, been concentrating on the continuous development and expansion of its Retail, Wealth and Business Banking Services […]

    January 18, 2015BusinessNo comments
  19. ‘After The Fall’ – Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett & Wes Bentley

    Director: Saar Klein Starring: Wes Bentley, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett

    November 10, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. ‘All I Want For Christmas’ mortgage & home expo, Scotiabank Wildey: Spin & Win November 2, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. CIBC FirstCaribbean toasts staff on Employee Appreciation Day

    CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrated its over 3000 employees across its 17 territories on Thursday May 15 as part of the annual Employee Appreciation Day activities. The leadership of the regional bank joined with their colleagues from the CIBC group worldwide in saying a rousing “thank you“, to the company’s corps of dedicated and loyal staffers for […]

    May 22, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  22. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Warrens customers looking forward to swifter Service from new Mortgage & Loan Centres

    Recognizing that customers want complete focus and attention when seeking credit, from mortgages to education loans, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank is opening Mortgage and Loan Centres across its 17 markets. Hailed as “centres of excellence” designed to meet all the credit needs of customers, facilities have already opened in Turks and Caicos, Barbados, St. Lucia […]

    March 9, 2014BusinessNo comments
  23. “The harsh effects of being less well-off” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Throughout the Caribbean, people feel less well off. The only people who may be exceptions to this general sentiment are those in Guyana whose per capita income (now US$3,410.00) has increased in recent years. But even in Guyana, the per capita income level is so low – higher only than Haiti (US$760.00) in the Caribbean […]

    January 19, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments