Category: Personal Finance

Odd Cents - The $3K Challenge - Foodica
Personal Finance

I Joined the $3K Challenge

When I first started blogging, making money was not at the forefront of my mind. It was at the back of my brain just chilling. But then I found this link on Budgets are Sexy and I thought “Why not?”. I think it’s “doable”. Edward Antrobus launched the $3K Challenge in January 2012 and I joined! The […]

Would You Wager $5 Million on the Superbowl_ - Foodica
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Would You Wager $5 Million on the Superbowl?

Let’s say that you were a billionaire and financially set for the rest of your life. I mean “set” to the extent that your great- great grandchildren would be financially set too. Would you wager $5 million on the Superbowl? Birdman, a rapper by “profession”, reportedly wants to bet a cool $5 million on the […]

Odd Cents - How Culture Affects Money Habits - Foodica
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How Culture Affects Money Habits

Today is a very, very, very special day. I submitted an article to Daily Money Shot and I was accepted. The title of the article is How Culture Affects Money Habits. (Please see the article below.) How do you view money? Do you see it as something which is meant to be spent here and […]

Odd Cents - Money Power Respect - Foodica
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Money, Power, Respect

How many of you know the following lyrics? “It’s the key to life; Money, power, respect; Whatchu need in life; Money, power, respect; When you eatin’ right Money, power, respect; Help you sleep at night; Money, power respec; You’ll see the light; It’s the key to life.” They are part of a chorus of a […]

How to Find House Plans for Free - Foodica
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How to Find House Plans for Free

Lately I’ve been a bit obsessed with looking at house plans. In fact, this is where I seriously fail when it comes to time management. I can easily waste hours looking at hundreds of house plans and other sites that focus on interior design. I’m seriously considering doing a course in CAD, so that I […]

How to Make Cheesecake
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How to Make Cheesecake

My neighbours got together recently for a shindig to celebrate Christmas and to mingle and mix with each other. Seven of the households got together and planned the party. We held a meeting a couple weeks before the chosen date and we planned a menu and created a guest list. My household was responsible for […]

My Goals for 2012- Foodica
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My Goals for 2012

The first mistake that people make when making resolutions for a new year, is by making unrealistic goals. My take on it is that you should make goals that you know that you can make. For example, if you know that for the whole of 2011, you made it to the gym three times, don’t […]