money vs currency

08 Oct: Top Differences Between Money and Currency

Money. Cash. Capital. Funds. Finances. Moola. Currency. There are lots of different words used to define what makes our world go round. We spend money everyday to buy goods and services. We use money to invest in beautiful Belize, travel the world, support our families, and live a fulfilling life. But did you know there is an actual difference between money and currency? Before we get into the differences, let’s review a little history. For the last 3,000 years, money has existed in some shape or form. Before that time, a system of bartering existed, which is the direct trade…

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28 Sep: DEC Secure Provides Users With Ultimate Private Mobile Platform to Protect Data

Are you tired of worrying if your data will be compromised? According to Security Magazine, Risk Based Security’s 2021 Data Breach Report revealed there were 1,767 publicly reported breaches in the first six months of 2021, which exposed a total of 18.8 billion records. Just last month, 50 million current and past T-Mobile customers had their personal records stolen by a 21-year-old hacker. As today’s technology evolves, the vulnerability and chances of our personal data falling into the wrong hands increases. A data breach can be intentional or accidental. It might involve the loss or theft of your Social Security…

gold and silver or cryptocurrency

13 Sep: Gold and Silver Versus Crypto: Which Is The Better Investment Option?

After the economic recession in 2009, Bitcoin attracted investors who were curious about the possibilities with cryptocurrency and the fact that this emerging asset was comparable to precious metals. Flashforward to current times with the Covid-19 pandemic, and many of us learned the importance of savings and investments. People were disgusted with Wall Street’s manipulation and tired of gambling their money away into the stock market (the disasters of GameStop and AMC come to mind). Real assets seemed more appealing as the days passed, and investors continued to branch out to options that were considered safer, including: > Real estate…

David Kafka belize fire department

09 Sep: David Kafka Recognized for Providing Safety & Protection to Belize Community

Giving back has always been an integral part of who David Kafka is. That’s how the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX 1st Choice Belize and Founder/Director of Caribbean Capital Group LLC, wound up donating multiple firetrucks to his town – and brought his community together in the process. When his small town was left with no working fire trucks, the former firefighter (and RE/MAX Hall of Fame affiliate!) worked tirelessly to help. Read more about this incredible story by visiting the RE/MAX Website!

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30 Aug: How to Prepare for Inflation and Make a Profit

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, it’s clear that the global economy has been severely impacted, and the prices of goods and services will continue to rise. Electronics, groceries, gas, furniture, and…nearly everything is becoming more expensive as the days pass.  My favorite BBQ place in San Pedro went from $10 BZD for a plate of BBQ to $12 BZD. Hand sanitizer, Lysol spray, Clorox wipes, and so many other items are all more expensive. But why is that? Inflation. Inflation. Inflation! The U.S. Federal Reserve has created funds by printing money and injecting it into the economy through unemployment and…