The learning process never ends and in these competitive education and job markets, you must be adequately equipped. Our career and education guide will highlight the importance of career planning, how you can build your career by getting the right education and training, small business and entrepreneurship and ways that you can finance your education.

Odd Cents - How to Decorate With Paint

How to Decorate With Paint

One of the best budget home décor ideas that I’ve come across is to decorate with paint. This is an inexpensive way to dramatically alter how a room looks. When it comes to painting there are several options available. You can paint the walls of the room, the ceiling, the […]

Odd Cents - Easy Black Bean Burger Recipe

Easy Black Bean Burger Recipe

I remember when I first found this black bean burger recipe. I was looking for budget lunch recipes which were different, easy to prepare and tasty. I’m not a vegetarian, but sometimes I get the urge to avoid meat. I actually found several recipes on the Internet and I put […]

Odd Cents - Cheap Chic – A Lesson From HGTV’s Design Star

Cheap Chic – A Lesson From HGTV’s Design Star

I’m currently catching up with the HGTV’s Design Star latest season. The last episode I watched was the one where the contestants were required to remodel an indoor and outdoor space of clients’ homes. The designers used some cool techniques that really showed how one can be cheap chic. From […]

Odd Cents - What are you Doing to Help Yourself_

What are you Doing to Help Yourself?

A few weeks ago I had a conversation with gentleman regarding the state of tourism in Barbados. He was adamant that the Barbados Government should help all of the smaller tourism business by giving them money. I told him that it was impossible for the Government to help every single […]

Odd Cents - Habits of Financially Wealthy People

Habits of Financially Wealthy People

It’s kind of ironic that I’m writing an article on habits of financially wealthy people, when I’m trying to acquire some type of wealth. I’ve read lots of articles, posts and comments about how some wealthy people live. And to tell you the truth, they are not that much different […]

Odd Cents - Living La Vida Frugal_ The Lunch Edition

Living La Vida Frugal: The Lunch Edition

This is the third article in a series called Living La Vida Frugal. The Lunch Edition takes a look at a few things that I did in the past to cut back on my spending. From primary school straight through to university, I would take lunch with me. In primary […]

Odd Cents - Keeping Your Home Safe From Burglars

Keeping Your Home Safe From Burglars

Having your home broken into can literally scare the daylight out of you. My home has never been broken into, but it has happened to family and friends. They were angry and scared at the thought of a strange person going through their belongings and taking whatever they want. Keeping […]

Odd Cents - Keeping up With the Joneses

Keeping up With the Joneses

The term keeping up with the Joneses has been defined by the Phrase Finder as striving to match one’s neighbours in spending and social standing. Keeping up with the Joneses is officially known as conspicuous consumption. Developed by Sociologist and Economist Thorstein Veblen, it describes the act of spending money […]