12 Secrets to a happy financial future!

September 15th, 2018

Some people seem to have it all figured out.  They don’t have a lot of debt nor do they seem to struggle from pay cheque to pay cheque.  They are able to save and meet their needs and they meet all their financial goals.  Do persons like those really exist? Well whereas there is no [...]

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Eating out the right way!

September 9th, 2018

I love a good meal. However as a busy working mother, I always face the challenge of trying to balance preparing home cooked meals or choosing healthy options when eating out. Of course I also have to ensure that I stick to the budget. Eating Out Options The most popular options for eating out are [...]

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Count the Cost!

August 19th, 2018

Do you have a budget? Many persons scorn the idea of planning ahead. They feel that the best thing to be is to spontaneously spend their money buying the things that they want with little or no preparation.  This philosophy hardly ever works out and those persons who practice it often find themselves in debt. [...]

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School costs – How can you afford it?

August 15th, 2018

As summer is is full swing besides the intense heat, the other thing on the minds of those with children are the costs that they will soon face when school reopens. The cost of raising children is doubly hard when it comes to providing them with a quality education.  In Jamaica, children as young as [...]

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The financial roller coaster – How to navigate your financial future!

July 8th, 2018

The thrill of a roller coaster. When I was younger, I liked riding roller coasters.  There was an inherent thrill to feel as if you were flying through the air. The sense of being utterly helpless to control anything was exhilarating!  All you had to do was sit back, hold on and enjoy the ride. [...]

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Hurricanes and our finances – How to be prepared!

July 2nd, 2018

The year that stands out in my mind the most is 1988. That was the year that Hurricane Gilbert had a direct impact on Jamaica. As a category 5 hurricane, the effect it had on the island was catastrophic. As a young child that event made an impact on me as it highlighted various vulnerabilities [...]

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