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You’ve waited for this moment. You’ve earned this rite of passage to finally have the independence of driving your own car. Whether you’re a recent graduate or just received your first job opportunity, the process involved in buying your first car can be overwhelming and filled with uncertainty.  To help you navigate these waters, we’ve compiled ten tips that can help you on your journey to becoming a car owner 1.     Establish a realistic budget – The first thing you need to do is review your current income and expenses and determine whether you can comf ...

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You’ve saved for years in order to buy your own home. You spend hours everyday, surfing the internet in a quest to find the perfect colour scheme for each room. You’re now an expert on choosing feng shui colours because you want to ensure that your new home is filled with positive energy.   Or maybe…You’ve always known that you wanted to run your own business.  After all your hard work and years of investing, you finally cut the ribbon for your grand opening.  It’s a wonderful feeling right?  I know…you don’t want to think about anything going wrong, but do ...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The stores are packed, parking spaces are limited and there is just the right amount of Christmas carols to make one feel happy and jolly. However, there may be hazards at home or on the road that you should pay attention to in order to ensure the holidays remain jolly. It’s also the best time to perform safety checks and ensure that you have a stress-free Christmas. Here are some tips to survive the Christmas holidays:  1.    Update your contents insurance policy if you make purchases during the holiday season. Many people tend to ...

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The stores are packed, parking spaces are limited and there is just the right amount of Christmas carols to make one feel happy and jolly. However, there may be hazards at home or on the road that you should pay attention to in order to ensure the holidays remain jolly. It’s also the best time to perform safety checks and ensure that you have a stress-free Christmas. Here are some tips to survive the Christmas holidays:  1.    Update your contents insurance policy if you make purchases during the holiday season. Many people tend to ...

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There’s nothing sweeter than the sound of calypso music blaring at Crop Overand just witnessing the ‘vibe’ that the entire Crop Over season brings.  But what many people don’t know is that the vibrancy of the Barbadian Crop Over festival actually evolved from the harvest festivals of England and West Africa.  Barbadians and visitors alike get into the swing of things rather early, enjoying fetes, national symbols and festival characters,and while there are lots of events that helped to shape the Barbadianculture, there is something unique aboutthe Tuk Band. The Tuk Band ...

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How embarrassing are car odours?... Almost everyone’s go to for eliminating car odours is a good air freshener but sometimes they don’t get rid of the odour because the source is still there. Not only are car odours unpleasant, but since bacteria and mold are most times the culprits, that smell may actually be a sign of a more serious problem. To play it safe and help ensure a more enjoyable commute, here are a few steps for preventing car odours: Keep your Car Dry & Moisture-Free Environmental dampness tends to be the cause of many odours, but that doesn't mean you're helpless in d ...

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How embarrassing are car odours?... Almost everyone’s go to for eliminating car odours is a good air freshener but sometimes they don’t get rid of the odour because the source is still there. Not only are car odours unpleasant, but since bacteria and mold are most times the culprits, that smell may actually be a sign of a more serious problem. To play it safe and help ensure a more enjoyable commute, here are a few steps for preventing car odours: Keep your Car Dry & Moisture-Free Environmental dampness tends to be the cause of many odours, but that doesn't mean you're helpless in d ...

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  Seeing to your vehicle's needs may extend the life of your vehicle, but seeing to them yourself can be an empowering experience that allows you to save time and money. Check out some of the things you can do for your own vehicle without anything but a few materials and a little elbow grease, from easiest to most challenging. 1. Change Air filtersYour air filter should be under the hood, but if you are a beginner, it's best to use your car's owner's manual to locate it. For many makes and models, you won't even need any tools to do this job: just flick up any latches that hold the air ...

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Seeing to your vehicle's needs may extend the life of your vehicle, but seeing to them yourself can be an empowering experience that allows you to save time and money. Check out some of the things you can do for your own vehicle without anything but a few materials and a little elbow grease, from easiest to most challenging. 1. Change Air filtersYour air filter should be under the hood, but if you are a beginner, it's best to use your car's owner's manual to locate it. For many makes and models, you won't even need any tools to do this job: just flick up any latches that hold the air filter c ...

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Imagine that you’ve just been seated at a new restaurant. The hostess brings you the menu and you notice that they’re serving ‘SWEAT’ and Sour chicken. We all appreciate a meal made with love and effort but I think that we can all agree that this is a bit much. As you continue to skim through the menu, you notice that the items aren’t listed in any cohesive order. The main course appears with your desert options and aside from the ‘sweat’ you’ll be having, you notice a host of other spelling errors on the menu. What’s your perception of this new restaurant?... Just like a men ...

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