Tag archive for ‘pension’
By The Publisher On Friday, December 30th, 2022

Speaking out on behalf of pensioners

Dear Editor, How can we be just looking forward to the fun filled coming days of the closing of 2022 and the opening of 2023 Celebrations, when our Seniors still continue to struggle and suffer every end of the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

The muddy waters of political pensions

PHILIPSBURG – For decades politicians in St. Maarten have been freewheeling towards their old age pension: from their already impressive salaries they never paid a penny for it. If Minister of Finance Ardwell More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Are we prepared for retirement?

Yesterday we received an email with the headline “The coming retirement crisis will be UGLY”. According to the email, recent studies confirm that most Americans are not prepared for retirement. Depending More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 8th, 2019

Labor Union against pensioners paying taxes

~ advises on alternatives ~ PHILIPSBURG—“In my opinion pensioners should not be paying wage taxes or income taxes,” said President of WIFOL Theophilus Thompson. According to him they have already contributed More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Sarah: Changes to pension ordinance critical for survival pension fund

PHILIPSBURG—The Chairlady of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams has announced that there will be cardinal changes to the pension ordinance. During a press conference which was held at the Parliament Building, she More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 31st, 2017


The government has now until the end of this year to complete its pension and healthcare reform plans. Financial supervisor Cft did not seem too concerned yesterday about what comes down to a one-year delay, even More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 31st, 2017

New deadline for pension and healthcare reform

GREAT BAY – Financial supervisor Cft is cautiously optimistic about the way things are going with the country’s finances, it appeared from a press conference the Cft hosted yesterday afternoon at the Convent More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 9th, 2016

In Ennia We Trust?

When it comes to money, trust is an important factor. As in all things we must trust in God. That is why it is printed on the dollar bill. Then we must trust in the money itself. Trust that when we get paid that More...