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How I Deal With Credit Cards - Foodica
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How I Deal With Credit Cards

I love credit cards. Yes, I can admit that and not be ashamed. But I know that my credit card company probably doesn’t love me. You see, I’m on to them. They sell you this wonderful idea of credit cards being so convenient and safe and all the benefits that you can get if you […]

Vegetarian Recipe - Curried Veg Burgers - Foodica
Lifestyle

Vegetarian Recipe – Curried Veg Burgers

Vegetarian recipes can sometimes evoke feelings of boredom and tasteless food. But I assure you, there are some vegetarian dishes that are fabulous. Curried veg burgers fall into this category and they are very tasty. I found this dish in a book called Vegetarian Cooking by Carole Handslip which was first published in 1985. It’s […]

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 […]

Five Back To School Tips for Parents - Foodica
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Five Back To School Tips for Parents

The children are going back to school after a long summer vacation. Some of you might be smiling, but others are worried about lunch money, bus fares, never ending traffic and the aches and pains that are characteristic of a new school term. I know that feeling. I will go back to leaving home extremely […]

Five Easy Ways to Save Money - Foodica
Saving and Investing

Five Easy Ways to Save Money

There are so many ways to save money and to cut back on spending. It’s an exercise that can really make you re-think your spending habits. When I decided to revamp my spending habits, it was not easy. It is a very hard process that calls for dedication and focus on the task at hand. […]

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. […]

Is Being “Frugal” a Bad Thing_ - Foodica
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Is Being “Frugal” a Bad Thing?

I’ve been called “cheap” by many people and for some reason I never get offended. In the Caribbean “cheap”, which also means frugal, is a term used to describe people who do not like to spend money or overspend on items. When I’m described as “cheap”, I usually smile and say “Ah well.” It does […]

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 […]