Adding up the cost of the new year!

January 2nd, 2017

So 2017 is finally here and a lot of people are slowly lamenting the cost of everything they spent on 2016.  The worst part of the new year is to realize that you spent all the money that was supposed to last until the next pay cheque. The shopping this season was unbelievable as trying [...]


How to Save When Funds are low!

November 1st, 2016

It’s easy to save when you have a steady income but how do you save when there is nothing in the bank?  A lot of persons are self employed and so they don’t receive the same amount of money every month. Then there are those persons whose salary is just enough to pay their bills. [...]


Saving money with your children!

May 12th, 2016

At the risk of revealing my age, I remember the days of saving pennies in a huge Milo tin. It took forever for me to fill but when I was able to spend the money it was more satisfying since it was all mine. Although I have come a long way from saving in a [...]


How to save money during the Holidays

December 26th, 2013

The holidays are almost upon us and some persons wait all year for the opportunity to sink deeper into debt.  While that might seem like an unreasonable thing to do, it is being done ferociously as we are encouraged by glossy brochures and attractively placed advertisements to ‘shop until we drop’. Stores lure consumers into [...]


Chicken back shortage!

August 10th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Chicken, done in various ways, is a favourite dish of many Jamaicans. In fact they love it so much they utilize every aspect of it in their recipes. Where else do they in the world do people salivate over chicken foot soup and eat chicken back? You would [...]


Uptown vs Downtown- which is the better place to shop?

July 25th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Traditionally, Downtown Kingston has always been a shopping haven for consumers who want to pay the lowest prices on merchandise. The Coronation market boasts a lot of visitors since its vendors offer the best prices in Kingston on fruits and vegetables. Not to be outdone by the established [...]