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Odd Cents - Coronavirus and Personal Finance - Foodica

Coronavirus and Personal Finance

My finances are not prepared for the coronavirus. When the virus first appeared in the last quarter of 2019, I did not pay much attention to it. But as more and more stories appeared about the virus in China, and then its track to the rest of the world, I paid attention. I was concerned […]

Odd Cents - Start a Business, Then What_ - Foodica

Start a Business, Then What?

It’s been a while since I’ve written a commentary about things that have been going on in the Caribbean. It’s really a combination of not having enough time to sit down and think about what I want to write about, and there being so many issues that I’m not sure which one to pick apart. […]

Economic Citizenship by Investment in the Caribbean - Foodica

Economic Citizenship by Investment in the Caribbean

Yet another Caribbean country has turned to an economic citizenship by investment programme. Reports indicate that this was done in an effort to boost a struggling economy riddled with debt; rising financial commitments; and projected low economic growth for the future. St. Lucia has joined St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada as […]

Cash For Gold – Is It a Scam_ - Foodica

Cash For Gold – Is It a Scam?

I can be described as very risk averse. When I see all kinds of “money-making ads” in the newspapers, magazines and online, I usually avoid them. I always think that they are some type of scam designed to take away all of your money. When I first heard of the cash for gold idea a […]

You Can Play Your Part and I Will Play Mine - Foodica

You Can Play Your Part and I Will Play Mine

Every day I’m appalled by the crazy stories of people doing crazy things. It seems as though a large portion of the human race has lost its basic common sense! I would admit that I like to laugh and I might be the first to start giggling at a good joke. But when people start […]

A Hundred Dollars Isn’t What It Used to Be - Foodica

A Hundred Dollars Isn’t What It Used to Be

I remember when I was younger, I would get excited and head over heels with joy when I received a hundred dollars for my birthday or Christmas. A hundred dollars meant that I was rich! I could buy anything in the world. lol. Fast forward about twenty years and now it seems as though I […]