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Odd Cents - How Can I Live Within My Means_ - Foodica

How Can I Live Within My Means?

I made the decision to live within my means several years ago, long before I started this blog. In a sense it inspired my desire to launch a personal finance blog where I could share some of the strategies that worked for me. It was not easy though, because I was accustomed to a certain […]

Odd Cents - How to Survive a Renoviction - Foodica

How to Survive a Renoviction

A workmate and I were talking about real estate investing and she told me about a news story that she had seen on residents in a Canadian apartment building who were fighting to survive a renoviction. I had never heard of the term renoviction before, but because the smash sounded like “renovation” and “eviction”, I […]

Odd Cents - How to Set Up a Household Budget - Foodica

How to Set Up a Household Budget and Stick to It

Late last year, I spent endless hours on Pinterest trying to find the perfect template to set up a household budget worksheet that I could use to organise my house finances. The reason for this, is that I finally decided to separate my personal budget from my household budget. In the past, I’ve always included […]

Odd Cents - Overcoming the Challenge of Surviving on One Income - Foodica
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Overcoming the Challenge of Surviving on One Income

Sometimes families that are surviving on one income are not doing so by choice. People always seem to think that when others are in certain situations, it was done by choice. Some single income households come about because the sole breadwinner is in a financial position to support the entire family quite comfortably. But some […]

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The Simple Budget Worksheet

At the end of 2019, I decided that in 2020, I want to simplify the way that I look at a lot of things. One of these things is the way that I budget. When it comes to my finances, I tend to overthink something as simple as budgeting. Over the years, I’ve changed my […]

Odd Cents - 12 End of Year Personal Finance Must Dos - Foodica
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12 End of Year Personal Finance Must Dos

The end of the year is here and you have a few hours left to get your end of year personal finance must dos in order. There are several websites that provide excellent and detailed suggestions that will help you to start the new financial year on the right foot. Below you will see some […]