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Odd Cents - How to Start an Online Real Estate Business
Entrepreneurship

How to Start an Online Real Estate Business

Are you interested in starting an online real estate business? Find out what tools you will need to get started and start selling properties today. I’ve toyed with the idea of purchasing property in other Caribbean islands for a very long time. But it’s not always possible for me to travel to the island to […]

Odd Cents - How Can I Really Enjoy Spending Money_
Spending

How Can I Really Enjoy Spending Money?

Do you enjoy spending money? This was something that I struggled with at various points in my life. But ever since COVID-19 started and I made the shift to work from home, I’ve been spending less on some of my budget categories. I don’t go anywhere, so I have saved money on gas and my […]

Odd Cents - The Ultimate Guide to Credit Unions in Barbados
Banking

The Ultimate Guide to Credit Unions in Barbados

The value of credit unions in Barbados has been touted by the people of the country for many years. I’m not sure if it’s because of the many advantages which members find attractive. Members of the credit unions are part owners; the focus of the business model is to benefit the members; savings rates are […]

Odd Cents - How to Educate Yourself to Live Frugally
Lifestyle

How to Educate Yourself to Live Frugally

I’m not one for trends, so I do not follow that latest must-haves touted by the macro-influencers. I’m quite the opposite. For the past ten or so years, I have been doing my own thing and living a somewhat-frugal life. To be honest, it was not that difficult to make the shift from spender to […]

Odd Cents - How to Budget When You’re Making Minimum Wage (1)
Budgeting

How to Budget When You’re Making Minimum Wage

When you’re a low-income earner, money may not stretch as far as you would like it to. There may be things that you would love to purchase, but funds are allocated to something else. Every extra dollar that you earn already has an expense or a bill lined up. How many times have you had […]

Odd Cents - My Bank Sent a Request for Information By Text
Banking

My Bank Sent a Request for Information By Text

I recently received a request for information by text from my bank, and I immediately thought that it was fake. This is the third text that I’ve received from them, but there was something about this one that did not sit right with me. The other two texts were notification texts and they did not […]