Republic Journal

Banking in the time of Covid-19

I wrote in my previous blog that “2020 has been a year of change and not in the way many of us envisioned. As COVID-19 has spread across the globe, we’ve seen rapid changes across the board.

Keeping Seniors Engaged in Fintech

“Change is inevitable, growth is optional.” The pandemic first targeted senior citizens and those with pre-existing health conditions, with over 80% of those hospitalized with Coronavirus in the first few months being over sixty.

Staying Connected in the New Normal

This year has been earth-shattering, there’s no doubt that the Coronavirus pandemic has altered our world forever. Global stock markets, economies and health care systems have felt the tremors, and the aftershocks will keep coming.

Fair not Fear Leadership

The half-year is typically a time when many of us, not just leaders, look back on the way the first half has gone with a well-intentioned focus on using the lessons of the past six months to map our next steps for the remainder. In so doing, we often take stock of what has gone before, what we have experienced, gained and lost, and use it all to help shape what is to come. Or, at least, what we want to come.

Coping with COVID

From face-masks to maintaining distances in public spaces to being unable to visit or even hug your loved ones. We’ve gone through a major upheaval in how we interact with the world and taking these new factors into consideration has, quite naturally, brought about various psychological responses from everyone.

Can Caribbean Banks Embrace Online Banking Only?

For many of us going to a branch office to pay bills, make deposits, even apply for a loan, has evolved over the years. There’s no denying that there has been a sea-change in financial services in the Caribbean region, one that has given us the ease and security of accessing online services in mere minutes from anywhere in the world.


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