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works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
- How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress
- If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it
- Is Your Home Really an Asset?
- Everyone is a genius..
- Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?
- What to bring to an interview
Archive for May, 2012
Posted on May 30, 2012 | 15 CommentsGiven two choices, one that’s ridiculously fun and one that’s insanely boring, which would you choose? In her book Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Mignon Fogarty gives the best solution I’ve ever heard for dealing with procrastination. If you’re going to procrastinate,...
Posted on May 30, 2012 | 9 CommentsRenting is cool. At least, I think it is. Of course, it’s a fine balance between what I can afford to rent, and what I cannot (*cough* rental cars *cough*), but if I had billions of dollars, I won’t have to worry about owning anything....
Posted on May 28, 2012 | 1 CommentWhen deciding if someone should stay home or go to work, there are a couple of questions that go through someone’s mind, namely: What if… He/She loses her job? He/She is the sole breadwinner? He/She won’t be home often enough? He/She won’t make enough money...
Posted on May 23, 2012 | 13 CommentsA few months ago, I went to Italy with a couple friends. There, I tried Nutella for the first time. Fortunately, it didn’t taste at all like I expected. It was, well, kind of good. Even though I think of myself as a fairly disciplined...
Posted on May 21, 2012 | 13 CommentsControversial title, right? What I mean by that, is many people (myself included) are under a general belief that saving as much as you can in every area, is the best PF thing you can possibly do. What we fail to mention is that we...
Posted on May 18, 2012 | No CommentsIn this DIY Friday, we will talk about one of the most lucrative DIY activities you can ever do in your life. Some DIY tasks will help you save a few pennies while selling your home by yourself and shortcutting the Real Estate agent...
Posted on May 16, 2012 | 8 CommentsYou’re a rare creature indeed if the idea of networking excites you. Being dropped into a room full of strangers and left to converse with them is terrifying even for the most courageous of us. It’s uncomfortable. It’s uninteresting. It’s unnatural. Too bad it’s not also...
Posted on May 14, 2012 | 9 CommentsSELL EVERYTHING YOU CAN. Then… 1. Sort everything by it being worn out, tired, torn, pill-y, or faded. Toss. No one should be (or will want to be) wearing those clothes. Even on sale for $2. 2. Now sort by what fits and what doesn’t...
Posted on May 11, 2012 | 15 CommentsHey people! I want to try something for the next Fridays. The idea came from a cool discussion I had with one of my friends about saving money. We were discussing how people are trying to do everything themselves (the Do-It-Yourself or DIY...
Posted on May 9, 2012 | 7 CommentsHave you ever shared your desire to amass financial wealth and received the response, “Money can’t buy happiness.“ Is permanent bliss the expected payoff for accomplishing your goals? After achieving your financial objectives, do you think you’ll experience everlasting joy? Through the loss of a...
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