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Ten Tips to Note When Buying Land in Barbados - Foodica
Property

Ten Tips to Note When Buying Land in Barbados

Buying land in Barbados can be a very long and drawn out process. If you’re thinking about buying land in the near future, there are some things that should be taken into consideration. These tips are not in any particular order, but attention should be paid to all of them. 1. Find out the loan […]

How My Best Friend Planned a Budget Wedding - Foodica
Lifestyle

How My Best Friend Planned a Budget Wedding

When my best friend told me that she was getting married, I was so excited. This step symbolised that she was serious about this dude and that she was willing to spend the rest of her life with him. My thoughts immediately went towards the steps to come after that – having a home, children, […]

How to Start an Emergency Fund - Foodica
Saving and Investing

How to Start an Emergency Fund

A good financial plan should include an emergency fund. An emergency fund, which can go by many other names including “just-in-case money”, “emergency money” and “if something bad should happen money”, is money that can be used to cover unexpected emergencies when they arise. When I got my first full-time job, I started an account […]

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

Need a Vacation- Try a Staycation - Foodica
Lifestyle

Need a Vacation? Try a Staycation

So, you’re going on vacation from work soon and you would love to get away from everything. But, your budget does not allow for an extravagant trip to another country. You have some money to spare, but it’s not enough to take you away on a jet plane. Why not try a staycation? The word […]

You’re Never Too Old For a Piggy Bank - Foodica
Saving and Investing

You’re Never Too Old For a Piggy Bank

I recently joined a Facebook group called Caribbean Bloggers Massive and I posted a brief introduction about Odd Cents. I received a comment from another member of the group which said something about an “adult piggy bank” which inspired me to write this post. When I was younger my grandmother gave me a piggy bank. […]