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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
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Archive for September, 2012
Posted on September 26, 2012 | 4 CommentsLast week, I somehow managed to knock a sizable hole in a friend’s wall who was away on business. So I did what any sensible person in my position would do, I set out to cover up my mistake. Immediately, I raced to the nearest home...
Posted on September 24, 2012 | 1 CommentRemember the good ol’ days in college where you’d stay up to pull an all-nighter, drink 15 cups of coffee* and type in a frenzied haze of caffeine? Then after you stalk a Kinko’s (printing shop) that opens at 7 a.m. to print your ‘masterpiece’,...
Posted on September 21, 2012 | 3 CommentsHow do you put the breaks on boredom? Do you keep an arsenal of no-cost activities at the ready? Or do you rely on your wallet to snap you out of a funk? Clever marketers have duped us into believing life is a snore unless...
Posted on September 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsEveryone (including myself) stresses the importance of financial independence, but what does that really mean? For some, it’s a feeling. For others, it’s concrete. For me, it’s both. I think I finally felt like I reached “financial independence” when I hit these major milestones: Getting...
Posted on September 17, 2012 | 3 CommentsI find it interesting when I hear amazing stories about people arriving in a new country with only $10 or $50 bucks in their pocket, no job and no prospects for the future, only to make it to millionaire status by the time they’re seniors....
Posted on September 12, 2012 | 2 CommentsI attribute my success to this–I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale Blaming someone else for your shortcomings only leads to further failure and disappointment. You see, people don’t give a crap about you or your problems. Introducing the Pyramid of Blame As you...
Posted on September 12, 2012 | 6 CommentsI just looked over my huge makeup collection and realized what brought it all on – impulse shopping! I am still using items from years ago. I talked to some of my other friends and they’re telling me that they have a ton of makeup...
Posted on September 7, 2012 | 1 CommentThe economy is tough. Companies are asking more from their employees while cutting costs. Everybody feels that they are walking on egg shells. In some States, rent is more expensive than a mortgage payment. Still, people are not buying. Why?...
Posted on September 5, 2012 | 3 CommentsDisgruntled workers have a tendency to slack off in their jobs. After all, if you’re under appreciated, unfulfilled, and overworked, then naturally, you’re underpaid, right? What’s your motivation to cheerfully bounce into work early, voluntarily increase your workload, and quickly finish your assignments? Your meager...
Posted on September 5, 2012 | No CommentsIdeally, I’d love a situation where you can do both — cover your own retirement comfortably AND fund all of your children’s education. Unfortunately, we live in a world where sometimes, there simply isn’t enough money to go around. Retiring in Singapore? I met a...
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