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talk to me: contact me here
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
Posted on May 1, 2013 | 1 CommentAs humans, we often like to measure our progress and assure ourselves that we are improving. This is true in the realm of finances, as well as in other areas. If you are trying to measure your financial progress, one way to keep track of...
Posted on April 29, 2013 | 4 CommentsBig thanks to FruGal for letting me guest post: How minimalism improved my finances. Thanks for the opportunity and congratulations on the redesign! —————————————————————- Went to buy some knives the other day. I want to point out that we aren’t delusional chef-like people here, we...
Posted on April 24, 2013 | 2 CommentsMore than five years ago, as my husband and I shopped for a home, the real estate agent told us over and over again that our home would be a huge asset, and that it would be a great investments. While this has proved true...
Posted on April 17, 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the more interesting things I read recently was a story from The New York Times web site. The post, titled, “Sometimes, We Want Prices to Fool Us,” deals with anchoring and the idea that we want fake prices to help give us an...
Posted on April 10, 2013 | 3 CommentsA few years ago, I had a gym membership. I went faithfully three to four times a week. Things got a little crazy, we thought we might move, the basement flooded. I canceled the gym membership as part of a re-vamp of our finances and...
Posted on April 10, 2013 | No CommentsI was thinking the other day about attitudes of people towards budgeting. There are those who hate it (the old me before I realized how COOL it is), and there are those who love it (the current and forever me). I had a recent conversation...
Posted on April 8, 2013 | 3 CommentsThe difference between having the money to travel or not, could very well be the cost of what you consider basics, but others consider to be luxuries. Someone who may not seem to make a lot of money but travels a lot may not necessarily...
Posted on April 3, 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the ways that you can fund purchases is with the help of a personal loan. Personal loans come in a variety of shapes and sizes. And, as with all loans, your personal credit plays a role in determining the type of loan you...
Posted on March 27, 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the unfortunate realities of home improvement is that you aren’t likely to get back as much as you put in. Even some of the best home remodeling moves, like installing a deck, probably won’t increase the value of your home enough to offset...