SMARTEN UP YOUR HOME The Latest in Home Technology
We’ve all had those days when you leave the
Another company at the forefront of household tech is Nest, best known for their thermostats. Nest thermostats are not only fully customisable based on time and weather conditions, but they can also program themselves through the Nest Learning System. Using the product is also energy efficient, saving you money on the electric bill. If you want to your house to be fully teched out, then SmartThings is the best option. The SmartThings hub allows you to connect an infinite number of devices to your phone. These devices can even ‘talk’ to each other once they are part of your SmartThings system. If you want your coffee pot to turn on the moment you start running the shower, you can do that. You can also connect SmartThings to voice assistants like the Amazon Echo, which will allow you to turn on appliances with the sound of your voice. Interconnecting your home appliances will only grow easier in the coming years. Whether you want to dip your toe in the water or dive in fully, there’s a product out there for you.
house, a cold chill runs down your spine and your mind is flooded with doubt. Did I leave the stove on? Is the door unlocked?
Luckily, like many common problems, the tech world is trying to make these worries a thing of the past. There are now a variety of apps that allow you to control nearly every aspect of your home from your phone, no matter where you are.
At the simpler end of the spectrum are Belkin’s WeMo products. WeMo makes smart plugs that allow you to remotely
operate any device that plugs into the wall. They’re great for products like hair straighteners that can pose a fire hazard if left unattended.
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Client Testimonial “I continue to do business with JMMB because they make me feel like a valuable member of the family. I, like many of the other customers, have been canvassed on myriad occasions for my opinion on how the organisation can make the geometric leap into the future.
Meet Ian Belcher!
At Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Limited, we value our team members. This month, we are proud to feature one of our very best: Ian Belcher.
When asked what he loves about working at JMMB, Ian said, “I appreciate the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing organisation that allows us as team members the freedom to grow in our own unique ways”. He also appreciates the diverse clientele he interacts with on a daily basis, and he loves the way in which JMMB views our clients as family members.“The JMMB environment is full of love, and this amplifies every interaction with all clients, both internal and external”. When he’s not at the office, you can catch Ian helping out at his local Kiwanis club supporting his alma mater, St. George’s College. He also enjoys playing football and supporting the Manchester United Football Club. Ian loves to have fun, and he believes there is always more than one way to achieve your goals. Thank you, Ian, for all that you do for JMMB. We appreciate your hard work, loyalty and kind words. Here’s to many more years of exceptional client care.
“I have reposed my confidence in the JMMB Group”.
- Mr. Michael Roofe, University Lecturer
As a Retail Banking Officer with JMMB Bank Limited, Ian’s role is to help clients attain their financial goals via a listening ear and his years of experience. To Ian, when you listen to what a client really wants, it’s easy to find the right path that will lead to a client’s life goals, whether it’s debt consolidation or preparation for retirement. Ian has worked in the financial industry for over 21 years, mostly earning his experience in a variety of roles. He has also held the position of Customer Service Representative, Customer Service Supervisor, Operations Officer, Overdue Adjuster, Personal Banking Officer and Mortgage Specialist.
Contact Your Personal Portfolio Manager: 1. Alaine Samuels – 551-7739 2. Anthea Domville – 396-1857 3. Mark Gilzeane – 552-4586 4. Melissa McKenzie – 552-4666 5. Nicole Henry-Dewar – 469-2704 6. Racquel Henry-Burke – 403-9550 7. Ian Belcher (RBO) - 555-0521 8. Joan Edwards - 877-5512
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