Are our consumers being short changed?

June 22nd, 2017

I love to shop.  My idea of a good time is to have the means by which to go shopping and buy quality items at a lower price.  As result of my interest in this activity I have noticed a lot of disturbing trends. Sales or not? I have been enticed in stores with glaring [...]


Are you prepared for the hurricane season?

June 10th, 2017

The rains which lashed the island a few weeks ago made one thing very clear, we were not ready for such heavy rainfall. Roadways were quickly flooded and some persons found themselves stranded in their communities. Was this a glimpse of what would have happened if we had been hit by a hurricane? Well since [...]


Summer plans that won’t break the bank!

June 5th, 2017

If you are like me you are already wondering how you will deal with the long, hot days of summer.  The summer can be a great time to relax but how can you enjoy a fabulous summer if you don’t have any money? Summer on a budget You don’t need to worry I can outline [...]


Are you taking care of your environment?

June 3rd, 2017

Recently I passed by a man who discarded his empty food container on the road.  It pained me to think that the man passed several garbage cans but thought that the road was simply the easiest place to dump his garbage. I happens all the time as persons feel it’s someone else’s problem while we [...]


Where does the money go?

May 29th, 2017

I remember when I got my first paycheque at my first job.  I was ecstatic and I decided to celebrate by going on a shopping spree. Of course I was just as shocked when the money was all spent before the next pay cheque. I am older now and much more financially aware, however I [...]


Why are consumers accepting poor service?

May 23rd, 2017

I love to watch the nature channel especially when it shows how instinctual behaviour governs the lives of wild animals in their habitat. The ‘herd’ mentality is also apparent, so everyone in the pack blindly follows what everyone else is doing without question. That got me thinking, are consumers in a herd too?  Are they [...]