Saving Money in the Summer! (Part 1)

July 29th, 2017

During the summer a lot of bills seem to pile up. The children are not in school so parents have saved on lunch money and bus fare. However there is still a lot of unwanted expense. For one thing the summer programmes available for children can cost up to $18000 depending on the child’s age [...]


How to get summer deals!

July 1st, 2017

Summer is officially here! It’s the time of year that parents dread as they have to entertain their children who are no longer in school. It’s hard to find enough activities to keep them occupied without denting their bank account. Some parents want to take their families to hotels or guest houses but the price [...]


Summer plans that won’t break the bank!

June 5th, 2017

If you are like me you are already wondering how you will deal with the long, hot days of summer.  The summer can be a great time to relax but how can you enjoy a fabulous summer if you don’t have any money? Summer on a budget You don’t need to worry I can outline [...]


How to beat the heat this summer without going broke!

July 15th, 2016

I know we live in a Caribbean island and we are accustomed to the heat but these last few weeks have been extremely hot. Even though at times we get a rain, it does nothing to dispel the heat that seems to rise from your body. The best way to beat the heat is of [...]


Are summer entertainment costs too high?

June 24th, 2015

As summer rears its head a number of parents begin the dreaded task of trying to decide how they are going to entertain their young charges.  It is this time of year that parents and others begin to resent the teaching profession. After all, how dare teachers enjoy a break when parents and store owners [...]


Summer Deals!

July 8th, 2014

It’s not easy to find the perfect outfit, only to have to walk away because of the price. Consumers face numerous challenges as they have to decide between purchasing vital items or getting something they would like but don’t really need. It is especially frustrating to get quality clothing for a fair price. This summer [...]