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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Getting the right fit!

May 26th, 2020

One size fits all! How often have we realized that though unfortunately one size does not always fit everyone’s shape. This is true of many things in life, and not only the clothes we wear. Often when persons buy insurance, whether for their car, personal or home, they have to remember that one size does [...]

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How are consumers protected?

May 21st, 2020

You bought a new item and you are very excited at your purchase. You take it home and to your surprise you realize that it is damaged in some way that detracts from your enjoyment -what should you do? Well there are many factors to consider, for example was the item in good condition when [...]

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Putting your best foot forward- How businesses build customer loyalty!

May 16th, 2020

Two companies provide the same service or product. They both provide this service or product at relatively the same cost. How will the consumer decide which company to use?  It all boils down to brand loyalty. Brand loyalty is the tendency of consumers to continuously purchase one brand’s products over another. Consumer behavior patterns demonstrate [...]

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