Be careful of scams!

May 20th, 2019

How safe are consumers? Well information provided by the Consumer Affairs Commission suggests that consumers are even more at risk with the advent of new ways in which scammers operate. The simple truth is almost anyone can be a scammer.  Since there is no one way that a scammer looks it is important that all [...]

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Small changes to make life more affordable!

March 3rd, 2019

I have no money.  How often do you hear that claim being made by family or friends? The truth is it is very easy to spend money and very hard to save it.  As a result money always seem to be on a circular journey. It almost seems like the more that you make, the [...]

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Year in Review – How did your budget fare in 2018?

February 18th, 2019

Well we are now two months into 2019.  This is the time to reflect on the spending mistakes that you made in 2018 and ensure that you make different moves going forward into 2019. Spending Mistakes last year I personally think a lot of our mistakes in spending can be connected to impulse buying.  If [...]

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Fashion vs Cost – How to look good for less!

February 10th, 2019

‘What a beautiful outfit. It must have been very expensive.”  Have you ever heard those expressions? Well too often people equate outfits that look amazing with a hefty price tag. However that does not always have to be the case. Looking good for less If you like to shop for clothes, and you live in [...]

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Big Sales or Big Problems?

December 29th, 2018

The signs are very attractive. They seem to shout at consumers as they pass by that if they miss this deal they will regret it.  I must admit I have been drawn into more than one stores with the promise of a deal. But are there really good sales or just lead to problems for [...]

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Goodbye plastic!

October 12th, 2018

If you have ever gone to the supermarket then you are familiar with the sight of endless plastic bags.  Sometimes the bags are doubled as they can hardly accommodate the groceries.  There is hardly any Jamaican home that does not have a ‘stash’ of these plastic bags. Where do these bags usually end up? In [...]

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