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Your First Credit Card – What You Need to Know
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Your First Credit Card – What You Need to Know

Getting your first credit card is an exciting milestone, but it’s also a step that comes with a great deal of responsibility. While having a credit card can offer users many benefits, including laying a foundation for a strong and secure financial future, it’s important for first-time users to understand how to manage their card...

6 Big Myths about Breast Cancer Screening
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6 Big Myths about Breast Cancer Screening

To mark the close of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is observed every October by countries around the world, GBTI was proud to make a donation of nearly $400,000 to the Guyana Cancer Foundation and the Periwinkle Club. This act of giving has become a regular activity for GBTI, as it’s an important way for...

4 of the Best Reasons Why You Should Visit Slovenia
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4 of the Best Reasons Why You Should Visit Slovenia

Located in central Europe, Slovenia is an attractive destination for travelers from around the world. Slovenia shares a border with Croatia to the southeast, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest, Austria to the north, Italy to the west, and Hungary to the northwest. A small country that encompasses 20,273 square kilometers, Slovenia has a population...

What You Need to Know about These 8 Guyana CPL Players
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What You Need to Know about These 8 Guyana CPL Players

The Guyana Amazon Warriors cricket team defeated rival team the Barbados Tridents earlier in the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season to extend their record unbeaten streak to 11 games, but the Tridents exacted revenge on the Warriors in the championship game. Barbados scored a 171/6 to 144/9 victory over Guyana in the final game...

All about Sugarcane – Spotlight on the Sweetest Industry in Guyana
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All about Sugarcane – Spotlight on the Sweetest Industry in Guyana

Did you know that Guyana is one of the largest sugar producers in the Caribbean region? Together with rice, another hugely important Guyanese crop, sugarcane has been a critical part of Guyana’s agriculture industry—and the country’s economic development overall—for many years. As the sugarcane sector has grown, it has received strong backing from financial institutions...

10 Baking Utensils You Absolutely Need in Your Kitchen
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10 Baking Utensils You Absolutely Need in Your Kitchen

While many experienced bakers might own dozens of baking gadgets and accessories, it’s possible to make delicious baked goods with just a few tools and equipment. If you have at least the following 10 items in your kitchen, you should be well prepared to follow through on most recipes for baked goods. 1. Measuring Cups...

What Happened in Agriculture Month 2019?
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What Happened in Agriculture Month 2019?

Often referred to as the “breadbasket of the Caribbean,” Guyana has a robust and diverse agriculture industry that encompasses a broad range of activities, from rice farming to aquaculture. In addition to making significant contributions to Guyana’s domestic food security and nutrition, the agriculture industry is vitally important to the country’s economic development. Today, it...

6 Tips for Keeping Track of Your Pension Plan
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6 Tips for Keeping Track of Your Pension Plan

Keeping track of a pension plan can prove more difficult than one might think, whether it involves failing to keep up with a plan from a former company or simply ignoring growth in an existing plan. Individuals need to be proactive about keeping records and understanding the specifics of their individual plans to ensure that...

Top Things to Do on an Alaskan Cruise
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Top Things to Do on an Alaskan Cruise

For avid cruisers looking for a truly unique experience, an Alaskan cruise is packed with exciting places to discover, rich history, natural beauty, and wildlife. Even though Alaska is known for its cold climate, there is much to love about America’s largest state. Departing from popular ports like San Francisco, Vancouver, and Seattle, Alaskan cruises...