Sugar free – is it feasible?

July 12th, 2019

Of course we need sugar and unlike the title of the blog, being totally sugar free is unrealistic. It is important though to consume less sugar. This is especially true for our children. The school year is over but it has been an event filled one. This year the government had placed a school wide [...]

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Car Repairs on a budget

July 5th, 2019

Are you a driver? Well if you travel on our Jamaican roads, your car certainly will need some extra attention from time to time. The worst part is my car seems to have gone on some kind of strike in protest of the conditions under which I had to drive. It has been making some [...]

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Live Debt free!

June 24th, 2019

How much do you owe? Often this is a sore subject with many consumer. Some owe so much money it makes them unhappy to hear any information about the topic while others feel that owing is a normal part of life and they have no issues with their situation. There is of course a small [...]

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Are you taking care of the environment?

June 1st, 2019

It is a common scene in Jamaica,  a car drives by and someone tosses an empty bottle out of the window. The driver continues on his way and the bottle is left on the roadway. On another section of the road a passer-by throws his garbage on the ground even though there are bins around.  [...]

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Be careful of scams!

May 20th, 2019

How safe are consumers? Well information provided by the Consumer Affairs Commission suggests that consumers are even more at risk with the advent of new ways in which scammers operate. The simple truth is almost anyone can be a scammer.  Since there is no one way that a scammer looks it is important that all [...]

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No more plastic!

May 4th, 2019

It’s been a few months since the ban on plastics have been enforced and I just wanted to share my thoughts on the experience.  At first it wasn’t too bad as there were still stores that had plastic bags even after the ban so it seemed the same. Then after a few weeks they started [...]

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