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Unclaimed Bank Balances - Do you have one?

I love knowing I have money in the bank. If I check my balance and realize that the balance is getting low, I try to top it up. áThis is partly to prevent incurring any fees as well as to ensure there is something put aside in case of emergencies. I know persons who have so many bank accounts that they lose track. áThey might have decided to stop using the account because their balances were very low or they left [...]

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Drag Challenge#1: An insolent EG!

The following names appeared on a list. Johnson Kevin, Cowan Andie, Brown Antonio, Murray Xavia, Porter Dwayne, Grandison Eugene, Cummings Orville, Henry Oneil, Randle Adrian, Anderson Seymour, Galbraith Ian and Barker Robert. Which list? The individuals identified were all persons of interest! Based on elapsed times, they were asked to report to NDRC's 'tree' to facilitate the pursuit of speed! The above-mentioned individuals were qualifiers in the Nestle Supligen Pro Modified 11 class (the 11 second class). On an ordinary [...]

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Five low-cost technologies to make your home more energy-efficient

by Guest blogger,áGisela Campillo Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Author,áArvalarva What exactly is an energy-efficient home? A more efficient home implies a reduced use of energy and other resources, such as water. How can an energy-efficient home benefit your personal economy and the environment? First, when we reduce the consumption of energy at home, we help to reduce the impact of climate change on a global scale because we produce fewer emissions of greenhouse gases. But that's not all. We also contribute to [...]

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Grocery Shopping tales - Save as you Spend!

Ever wonder why after all your careful planning it seems as if there is never enough money? Well that is the case for many consumers. áThey are frustrated as they try to hold on to their cheque books as the bills continue to rise. áI think that what also compounds the problem is that often persons have to contend with struggling to purchase basic food items but these are the items whose prices seem to increase rapidly. For example, it was only [...]

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Drag Challenge #1 - It rained but we played!

Apparently time felt emasculated and thought it fit to visit the genius who concocted Red Bull! There is no other way to explain the frantic pace at which time is currently flying! Time has adopted a lot more than wings - it has borrowed Usain's footwear! A highly-placed colleague, with initials S G, reminded me earlier that 2 weeks have elapsed since Boost Jouvert! Is it ever too late for a shower of rain? I lack political affiliation, so thankfully, I [...]

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Circuit Racing: Aggressive Andre?

The Carnival of Speed race-event held at Dover Raceway, on Easter Sunday and Monday, could be appropriately described as Thrills and Spills! The two machines I will focus on, are two of my favorite machines at Dover. I would enjoy the opportunity to 'push' those machines to whichever limit they can safely attain. They are 'wicked machines'! But, as fate would have it, on Easter Monday, the machines locked a lot more than horns! Blame is still being distributed through the [...]

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Much More than a Mosquito Bite

Much More than a Mosquito Bite

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CHANDERPAUL IS A MODERN GREAT

CHANDERPAUL IS A MODERN GREAT

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SHELLY ECLIPSES VCB IN BRAND RECOGNITION

SHELLY ECLIPSES VCB IN BRAND RECOGNITION

Last week it came to public attention that Shelly-Ann Frazer-Pryce was named Ambassador Special Envoy. The two-time Olympic and 2013 triple World Champion and her husband, Jason, were also issued dipl...

Are used cars a better investment?

Are used cars a better investment?

I need a new car. So I started thinking about my options. Should I buy a used car or a new car? Like many consumers, I like new cars. There is a smell that emanates from the interior of a new car t...

The Humanity of Music: It's a Global Thing

The Humanity of Music: It's a Global Thing

"Without music, life would be a mistake." So said the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A little facetious perhaps, but how true! As we emerged from the Carib Cinema onto the bustling streets...

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