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04 Jan: How to Prepare for The Future of Money: Digital Currencies and Crypto

The continued shift to e-commerce and contactless payments, along with crypto and other emerging digital currencies, should and will be things you need to pay attention to when it comes to building your financial portfolio. In our recent blog post, we talked about the importance of goal setting and how to set investing goals that stick in 2022. We also discussed how to pick your word of the year. This is an article definitely worth reading because we know you’ll find some valuable tips and tricks to get you started on the right path. As I’ve been immersed in the…

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05 Nov: How to Avoid the Pension Crisis and Retire Comfortably

Back in the day, when I was on the job, my goal was to put in my 25 years in the fire service and retire as a Firefighter/ Engineer and collect a pension. Just like many Americans were looking forward to retirement. It would be a time to reflect on their hard work and a life well-lived, while they relaxed and sailed off into the sunset. Sound familiar? Maybe you had retirement dreams years ago to explore tropical paradise (psst…Belize is always a good idea), spend more time with your future grandchildren or buy that  beautiful piece of real estate…

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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…

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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…