“Upon my return to Dominica after the completion of my degree, I observed an untapped niche among young to middle aged individuals who have difficulty in managing their finances. With the use of social media, I have extended my reach to share basic personal and business financial tips to get the discussion started. In our culture, we find it hard to talk about money, especially at home. We also have a risk averse attitude towards investment. Finance Focus aims to partner with individuals in a comforting environment when making difficult financial decisions as they aim to reach a higher financial altitude”.
Luana Laurent, Founder established Finance Focus Consultancy in 2017. Through consultancy, she offers business plan preparation, financial projections, accounting services using Quickbooks Intuit, tutoring as well as
provides small business and personal finance guidance. She also prepares financial statements and tax returns for small and medium businesses. She has extended her consultancy by means of pro bono through the creation of a financial advice page on Facebook and Instagram; Finance Focus which provides financial tips, available employment opportunities and financial news to approximately 3,000 followers. She also hosts a popular video series called Financial Fridays on the Finance Focus Youtube Page gathering as much as 1,000 views and 300+ subscribers.
“It’s hard to get the conversation started about financial management, but with the use of social media, it becomes so much easier and there has been