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 [...]


Black Friday Sales – gimmick or deal?

December 2nd, 2019

I love getting a deal! I am not alone as most consumers enjoy buying something at a reduced cost and will go to any lengths to ensure that they don’t miss out on a great deal. The problem is of course that you might think that you are getting a deal but you aren’t really [...]


How to shop safely!

October 12th, 2019

I recently watched an online news story about robberies caught on surveillance cameras  in several American supermarkets. It showed how easy it was for shoppers to be robbed of their possessions and cash while shopping. The scariest part of the video clips that they showed of the robberies,  was when I  realized that the behaviour [...]


Grocery shopping – do’s and don’ts!

September 23rd, 2019

We have all been caught in the trap. What is that trap? It’s the trap of buying too many items at the supermarket and the result is not being too happy when we get to the cashier. I can’t tell you the number of times I promised myself to only pick up one or two [...]