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Five Online Sources For Jobs in the Caribbean - Foodica
Career and Education

Five Online Sources For Jobs in the Caribbean

Although it is slow in coming, the Caribbean is becoming more and more internet savvy. I love the internet and it’s my first stop when I want to find information. When I’m looking for a telephone number, I go the Barbados yellow pages instead of looking through the telephone phone book. I think the convenience […]

Frugal Fitness - Walking (Part 2) - Foodica
Health and Exercise

Frugal Fitness: Walking (Part 2)

In Part 1 of Frugal Fitness: Walking, I talked about the benefits of brisk walking and listed some important tips to note. Walking is one of those exercises that does not require much, but can give you a lot of benefits. A few years ago, I would go on power walks on mornings. I called […]

Frugal Fitness Walking (Part 1) - Foodica
Health and Exercise

Frugal Fitness: Walking (Part 1)

Healthy living is not only about what you eat, but also about how you treat your body. Treating your body right is all about the right combination of fitness and exercise. Frugal fitness describes those activities including exercise and sports, that are free or very inexpensive, yet effective and efficient at keeping you fit and healthy. […]

Weekly Lunch Review_ 3 – 7 October 2011 - Foodica
Lifestyle

Weekly Lunch Review: 3 – 7 October 2011

The Weekly Lunch Review is a special feature where I will tell you what lunches I had for the week. I’m a firm believer in taking lunch to work in an effort to save money. So here goes: Monday – Leftovers from Sunday’s lunch. This is a norm with almost all of my friends and […]

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
Emergency Funds, 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 […]