Another One Bites the Dust – Digicel Increases Rates!

March 25th, 2018

Why is it that every time that I turn around some thing else costs more than it did the day before? I remember a time not to long ago when the phone companies were in a heated rush to see who could offer their customers the lowest rates not just on phone calls but on [...]


Toll Charges to be increased!

July 1st, 2014

The ease of driving on roads which don’t require the driver to test their ability to dodge pot holes is a beautiful experience. Therefore, it is always a pleasure to drive on the toll roads. Although it costs more than taking the regular route I like driving on it as I usually arrive at my [...]


Consumers to face increased fines for traffic violations!

June 9th, 2014

I have been driving for the past seven years and in all that time I have only received one traffic ticket. This is quite an achievement as often there are a many  ’hot-spots’ where on any given day, police line the streets waiting for the next traffic violator. I often wonder where these same police [...]


Will bank charges ever be controlled?

February 4th, 2014

Now this is not a new topic for me because last year I spent time venting about how the bank charges have steadily increased.  In fact, some banks have even tacked on new charges to their customers account. This fact was brought home to me when I recently went to deposit my cheque at the [...]


April 1, 2013 – Are you ready for the onslaught of taxes?

March 13th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer As April 1st draws nearer I started thinking about how much deeper I was going to have to dig in my pockets. Some tax measures such as increased tax on phone cards were put into effect earlier on March 1, 2013. However, a number of new tax measures [...]


5 Ways to Make Money at a Home Business

March 6th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer The job situation in Jamaica has always been difficult often thousands of persons show up for limited positions and too many of our bright young minds remain unemployed. Although the government has several programmes including The Jamaica Employ, that are designed to combat this problem there is no [...]