Category: Personal Finance

10 Financial Tips For Women - Foodica
Personal Finance

10 Financial Tips For Women

I would describe myself as very independent. If I want something, I prefer to get it for myself rather than ask someone to get it for me. Whilst I was still in university, I always knew that I wanted to purchase some property on my own. Relationship or no relationship, that was something that I […]

What Should I Do With Extra Money_ - Foodica
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What Should I Do With Extra Money?

One day I found some extra money in a pair of jeans that I had not worn in ages. I stuck my fingers into the pocket and felt what I thought was an piece of tissue. I pulled “it” out of the pocket with every intention of throwing it away. But alas! It was not […]

A Penny Wise or a Pound Foolish - Foodica
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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
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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
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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 […]

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 […]