Hello! I'm Gillian

Financial Blogger & Data Research Analyst

Taking on the World, One Data Point at a Time

I’m a 30-something mother of two boys trying to navigate the world of motherhood, full-time work (research and analysis), personal time and family time!

I currently work full time for the largest mortgage provider in Jamaica as a Senior Business Advisor / Data Analyst / Research Manager. I created this blog to provide some of the research I do to anyone interested enough to read it!

I also work full time organising my family, i’m the Vice President of the U.S. Exchanges Alumni Association of Jamaica as a past Fulbright Scholar and the Treasurer for Proprietors Strata Plan 2605. I love fitness and exercise and most of all, I love enjoying life!

I Live Where Most People Vacation!

– Falmouth, Jamaica

About My Blog

Have you ever wondered about how to do a budget or how to use Microsoft Excel to plan your kids birthday parties or pick a school for you kids to attend? I have and I’ve created templates to do those and many other things. If you use data to make decisions like I do, then hopefully you can find a place here to get some of these templates to make your life easier as well!

Life After Covid-19

Life After Covid-19

Intro What Is Life Going to Be Like After Corona?On March 10, Jamaica had its first case of Covid-19, the novel (new) corona-virus. The virus has led to massive changes in the way we do things; the way we work, the way we interact with people in public, how we...

What Does Know Your Customer Mean?

What Does Know Your Customer Mean?

Intro KYC - How Does it Impact Me?Have you ever wondered why is it that you need to provide so many documents to operate a bank account, to apply for a loan or to do business at most financial institutions? As a Jamaican trying to access financial services for the...

Irish Town, St. Andrew, Jamaica