Consumers who don’t pay their debts!

February 17th, 2018

I have always paid my bills on time and in full. It’s not always been easy to do and sometimes I avoid doing something if I know it will mean asking for help to pay for it.  Unfortunately not everyone feels the same and there are a number of persons who owe constantly. Options For [...]

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The Art of Negotiation

February 3rd, 2018

Ever wonder why some people get the deals of a lifetime while others just can’t get a break? Well it all stems from how well they can negotiate! Being able to get a deal is really important in this time of economic strain.  The problem is however that everyone wants to get value for their [...]

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Pay on Time and Save!

April 3rd, 2016

No one likes paying bills. I know of several people who try to ignore paying their bills until the last possible minute. Of course there is a fine line not to cross because if you allow the payment to go too far past the due date of course then you will incur penalties. Paying your [...]

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Check your bill!

July 24th, 2015

You are in a rush so you pick up the items that you want to buy and race to the cashier, pay hurriedly and leave. Often the receipt is quickly discarded as you move on to the next errand. You have not even bothered to check the bill! How many times has this happened to [...]

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Pay your bills online!

May 31st, 2015

It took me a while to embrace Internet banking. At first I feared that giving information of a sensitive nature on the Internet would be too big a risk to take. I thought of identity theft and scammers who would no doubt be able to use my information to empty my account of all my [...]

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Should incandescent light bulbs be banned?

August 3rd, 2011

I have one of those digital metres that Jamaica Public Service (JPS) recently installed in many homes across Jamaica. I think that it probably registers the electricity in my brain and converts it to how much I will pay in my next bill.  That’s the only way I can explain my exorbitant bills! In a [...]

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