Dollars and Sense: Managing Your Personal Finances

Dollars and Sense

The Financial Literacy programme of the Barbados Co-operative & Credit Union League Ltd.

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From budgeting basics, home and land buying, making investments to understanding how to use credit wisely, we've got you covered with a wide range of topics to help you build your financial knowledge. The information is presented in various formats to meet your needs - Mobile App, In-class presentations and articles and flyers which can be found on this website. 

Stay Informed. Use the below tools to help you along your wealth creation journey. 

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Download the $mart Finance App which is available on both Android and iOS devices. The App was specifically created for persons age 15 to 35 years old however other age groups can still benefit from it's contents. Cool features include the Budget Buddy which allows you to add your income and expenses for an at a glance view of your money habits along with the My Vault feature which allows you to save articles that are relevant to you in one place. This app was developed by the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions with input from credit union leagues across the region. 

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Attend the Member Development Presentations and Workshops offered as in class sessions. Credit Union members attend for Free. Make sure to visit the Training section of the website to review our Booklet so that you know when these sessions are scheduled to take place. Registration is easy simple complete the Online Registration and one of the League's staff will get back to you to confirm your spot on the session. Topics range from: 

Home and Land Investment 

Managing Your Personal Finances

Introduction to Savings and Investments

Understanding and Managing Credit

Developing Your Business Enterprise 

Retirement Planning: A Golden Approach 

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Read our online Publications and Flyers to make sure that you keep current on your credit union knowledge as well as your personal finance knowledge. From time to time we will post information to this page as well as in the Downloads section of the website. 


Remember that you can always contact your own credit union for help with managing your personal finances. 


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Barbados Co-operative & Credit Union League Ltd.
1st Floor, Co-operators General Insurance Building
Upper Collymore Rock, St. Michael, Barbados

Tel: 246-429-7075
Fax: 246-436-5848

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