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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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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The Cost of Health Care

August 30th, 2018

Have you ever had to be in hospital or visit the doctor’s office? Well if not, count yourself as one of the fortunate ones.  Of course no one wants to get sick but what if you suddenly became ill?  Would you be able to afford it? The issue of affordable health care has plagued the [...]

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Removing sugary drinks from schools- Is it enough?

June 13th, 2018

Sugar used to be king in Jamaica many centuries ago.  The cultivation of sugar cane was a staple among many areas on the island. Even though times have changed, you can still see the impact that sugar has had on our lifestyle. Popularity of Sugar Jamaicans have always loved using sugar in their preparation of [...]

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Smoking cigarettes – Watching your money go up in smoke!

June 12th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer As a concerned consumer there is one product that really grabs my attention and that is the cigarette. I have never bought a cigarette, but that does not mean I have never smoked. That’s because even though someone else has chosen to smoke a cigarette, if I am [...]

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