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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Medical costs – are you prepared?

July 19th, 2018

No one likes to be sick.  Some persons can’t bear the idea of being in a hospital. In fact I have friends who hate hospitals so badly that they refuse to go to a hospital even if to visit a close relative or friend. Health Care System The public health care system in Jamaica is [...]

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Planning for your retirement!

May 13th, 2018

If you are like me you suddenly realized that you are not getting any younger.  When I was younger growing older seemed very attractive but then of course everything changed when I actually started to age. Not that growing older doesn’t come with it’s own perks as I have certainly matured and my perspective on [...]

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Do you need a new car?

January 3rd, 2017

Okay so it’s a new year and you are tired of taking the bus so you are ready for a car. What should be your first step? Well before making any major purchase it’s important to consider the cost.  Of course you need to find a car that you can afford. However the cost of [...]

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Insurance Woes!

March 24th, 2016

Do you have insurance? Well there are many different types of insurance. Some forms of general insurance are: Home and Contents Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Business Insurance, and Travel Insurance. Do you need Insurance? The types of insurance consumers use vary according to their situation and needs. There is no one product that is appropriate [...]

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Is your Credit Card Protected?

January 3rd, 2014

Do you have a credit card?  The average employed Jamaican has some form of credit and often relies on the fact that they can afford to pay any fees or debt that they incur using the card. However, rarely is any thought given to how loved ones would cope if they were suddenly faced with [...]

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  • Goodbye plastic!
  • Party Planning on a budget!
  • Home Decor on a budget!
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  • 12 Secrets to a happy financial future!
  • Eating out the right way!
  • Respect – Consumers and Customer service!
  • The Cost of Health Care
  • Count the Cost!