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, [...]


Healthy eating – why so expensive?

March 8th, 2020

I was excited to try a new vegetarian dish. I thought that I was being responsible by trying healthier options in my diet.  Imagine my surprise when I went to the supermarket and realized that my budget had been doubled. Why are healthy options so expensive? Supply and demand Remember when you were in high [...]


7 tips to follow when shopping!

February 18th, 2020

Shopping can be a lot of fun but it can also be a stressful experience. I find that sometimes the high prices of items that I want to buy usually make me feel depressed, as the shopping cart seems less full but the bill is never less. How can consumers reduce stress? Well there are [...]


Financial Freedom in 2020!

January 9th, 2020

People look to any new year with a certain amount of optimism. Truthfully 2019 had not been a year that necessarily was great for everyone so there is a marked enthusiasm in getting a chance to correct the financial mistakes that might have been made and make better choices in how we spend our money. [...]


How to be safe at an ABM!

December 16th, 2019

Everybody talks about how to be safe while shopping and in fact I have written about safety tips while using ABM (Automated Banking Machines). However imagine my dismay when I saw several consumers doing what could potentially result in dangerous situations. As I stood in line waiting for my turn at the ABM on Constant [...]


Shopping safely during the season!

December 9th, 2019

The best part about shopping is when you get a deal but there are so many other factors that can ruin your trip. My biggest pet peeve is being hassled by over zealous sales persons.  While I appreciate that they are trying to secure a sale, at times it can be too much and ends [...]