It’s not business as usual in Jamaica!

March 31st, 2020

So it’s been a very unusual time  for everyone around the world. Our daily routine has been severely disrupted by quarantines and lock downs.  Schools have been closed, examinations either cancelled or postponed and a number of businesses have also closed their doors or have reduced their hours. These actions have been taken not just [...]


Budgeting during Lockdown!

March 21st, 2020

As the financial landscape across countries all over the world has changed drastically overnight with the spread of COVID-19, persons are now being forced to change the way they budget. During the current virus pandemic many difficult decisions regarding budget have had to be made by families, businesses and governments. For example, what are necessities [...]


Panic Buying- What you should know!

March 18th, 2020

By now we have all heard about the new Corona virus, COVID -19, and its subsequent spread throughout the world that has resulted in the WHO (World Health Organization) classifying it as a pandemic. The  lock down of several countries across the globe has been as a direct result of the virus. Here in Jamaica, [...]


Healthy eating – why so expensive?

March 8th, 2020

I was excited to try a new vegetarian dish. I thought that I was being responsible by trying healthier options in my diet.  Imagine my surprise when I went to the supermarket and realized that my budget had been doubled. Why are healthy options so expensive? Supply and demand Remember when you were in high [...]


7 tips to follow when shopping!

February 18th, 2020

Shopping can be a lot of fun but it can also be a stressful experience. I find that sometimes the high prices of items that I want to buy usually make me feel depressed, as the shopping cart seems less full but the bill is never less. How can consumers reduce stress? Well there are [...]


Home Care – Cleaning options that won’t break the bank!

February 12th, 2020

If you are like me, you might find it a challenge to keep your home as pristine as you would like especially when you have children.  The highly trafficked areas such as the kitchen and bathrooms are especially troublesome. It seems as if despite your best efforts, you are always cleaning those areas constantly. Of [...]