Category: Personal Finance

A Penny Wise or a Pound Foolish - Foodica
Personal Finance

A Penny Wise or a Pound Foolish

Before I started this blog, I had no idea what “a penny wise or a pound foolish meant.” I was looking for a Bajan catch phrase and my boyfriend made the suggestion. He told me that it was a term his grandmother used a lot and it stuck with him. What does it mean? I […]

What I Learnt from Valerie Coleman Morris - Foodica
Personal Finance

What I Learnt from Valerie Coleman Morris

I can’t remember ever being so engrossed in a speech. I’ve been known to nod off and yawn repeatedly because of boredom. That did not happen when I attended the Fortress Fund Managers Investment Forum over the weekend. Valerie Coleman Morris was the keynote speaker and her area of expertise is personal finance. She admitted […]

Four Reasons Why I Love The Library - Foodica
Personal Finance

Four Reasons Why I Love The Library

The library is one of my favourite places in the world. You see, I love to read. Give me a good novel or magazine and I can sit quietly for hours just reading. Here are four reasons why I love the library. 1. It’s free. That is a huge plus for such an institution. All […]

How To Track Your Finances Using A Budget - Foodica
Personal Finance

How To Track Your Finances Using A Budget

Many people hear the word “budget” and their minds immediately go to what the leader of a country or an organisation does periodically to see where money will be spent. To be honest, when I think of the word “budget”, I think of my little excel document that details how my salary will be allocated. […]

Welcome to Odd Cents - Foodica
Personal Finance

Welcome to Odd Cents

This is the official “first post” of my blog Odd Cents. Odd Cents is a personal finance blog for people who are looking for ways to save, invest and spend their dollars and cents responsibly. It is not intended to tell you what to do or what not to do with your money, but it […]