Shopping is in the air!

December 6th, 2017

So how do you know it’s the end of the year? It’s not the cooler weather or the closing of schools.  The way you know it’s December is to note the increased number of businesses that are offering sales and specials to their customers. Everywhere you go, there are signs that show there are several [...]

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Shop Smarter!

November 24th, 2016

I have often noticed that during this time of the year every store advertises that they are offering the best sale.  The prices are slashed to 50% according to the sensational headlines which are prominently displayed. If consumers are not careful they could be caught in the trap of buying items that are really not [...]

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Deal or No Deal?

October 29th, 2016

How often have you seen a sign for a sale and gotten excited? Stores in the United States have special shopping days such as the day after their Thanksgiving holiday. On those days consumers wait hours in line as they are guaranteed a good deal! What about here in Jamaica? Can we trust our sales? [...]

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How do you know a ‘good buy’?

June 12th, 2016

Ready, set, shop! The sprinting towards the shelves isn’t so fast anymore as shopping has become a financial strain. Despite having a budget and allotting specified  amounts of money to spend, it never seems to be enough. Good Buys hard to find! Since money is a scarce commodity, it is important to make sure that [...]

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Grocery Shopping tales – Save as you Spend!

April 16th, 2015

Ever wonder why after all your careful planning it seems as if there is never enough money? Well that is the case for many consumers.  They are frustrated as they try to hold on to their cheque books as the bills continue to rise.  I think that what also compounds the problem is that often [...]

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Community Coupons!

April 4th, 2015

Taking anything out of my mailbox usually fills me with dread. That’s because usually the contents of the box require me to pay a bill. Since just like everyone else I detest paying utility bills, I hardly check my mailbox so that I can at least claim ignorance when the collectors call. Mailbox Dreams Sometimes [...]

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  • Why is it so difficult to open a bank account?
  • How to plan for the perfect vacation! (Part 1)
  • Shopping is in the air!
  • Restaurant Week Success!
  • Are we spending too much?
  • Do you give donations?
  • Do you have an unclaimed bank account?
  • Countdown to Restaurant Week!
  • Counting the Cost!
  • Planning events the right way!