Car maintenance on a budget!

July 13th, 2020

Do you own a car? Then you know all about the headaches they can cause when they need repairs. Often it feels as if the car is just a big pit where your money falls in every month. Our roads don’t make it easier either, as some potholes seem engineered to destroy your front end. [...]

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7 Tips for starting a new business!

July 2nd, 2020

Have you ever thought about starting a new business? Many persons are leaving their traditional nine to five jobs and becoming their own boss.  Being self employed might be a dream situation for a lot of people, however it is important to take stock of the pros and cons before stepping out on your own. [...]

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Know your labels!

June 25th, 2020

Always read the fine print!  Reading might not be your favourite activity but it is important that you read the labels on the food that you buy. Why is it so important that consumers read the labels on the products that they buy? Do we really need labels? Labels – a major part of packaging [...]

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7 things you should never do in a restaurant!

June 20th, 2020

It might be a while before we get back to total normalcy within the food industry since the Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of disruptions. Most restaurants have coped during the pandemic by developing delivery or pick up options  for their customers, but like many others, I enjoyed the experience of dining inside the [...]

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How to plan for financial emergencies!

June 4th, 2020

It can happen suddenly. One minute you are in a comfortable job able to pay all your expenses, the next minute you are unemployed. Others might suddenly get sick and be faced with hefty medical bills. Their recovery might also limit their ability to provide for their families. The financial impact of the Covid pandemic [...]

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Meal ideas on a budget!

June 2nd, 2020

If you have children you have heard this statement many times: ”That’s for dinner, again!” It has become even worse during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Meal planning which was always a challenge, has now became even more of a headache. As I drove past several fast food entities recently, I noticed that there were very long [...]

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