Fairs around town!

November 17th, 2019

So how do you know that the year is ending? Well there are lots of signs, the weather changes and consumers are encouraged to shop! It seems as if everyone looks forward to the new year especially merchants who want to end the year on a high note. Another key way to encourage consumers to [...]


Coping with Unexpected Expenses

November 15th, 2019

It’s very hard to look at your bank account and realize that despite your best efforts its balance is much lower than is needed to meet your expenses. Sometimes the low balance is as a result of a consumer’s poor decisions, however there are other times when there are circumstances beyond anyone’s control that intervene [...]


Restaurant Week 2019 Begins!

November 8th, 2019

Okay so everyone has different times of the year that they excitedly wait for and my favorite month is November. Why is November so special to me? Well it’s the time of the year when restaurants have ‘Restaurant Week’. This week in November is set aside for restaurants to offer special discounted meals to their [...]


Every little bit helps!

November 4th, 2019

As a young child going to primary school I never had any extra money so I was always shocked that despite receiving the same amount of money, my sister always had extra cash. I wondered  why I was always broke! Well it wasn’t a secret after all, I simply always spent every cent I had [...]


Have you made plans for your retirement?

October 24th, 2019

Most people don’t like to think about aging. The young think that they will be young forever and they push aside any uncomfortable thoughts about the time when they will no longer be able to work. The reality is of course that everyone will grow old and eventually retire from the working world. Are you [...]


How to shop safely!

October 12th, 2019

I recently watched an online news story about robberies caught on surveillance cameras  in several American supermarkets. It showed how easy it was for shoppers to be robbed of their possessions and cash while shopping. The scariest part of the video clips that they showed of the robberies,  was when I  realized that the behaviour [...]