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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
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 22, 2013 | 2 CommentsThere are times when I think that a nomadic lifestyle would be great. I know a lot of people who enjoy nomadic or semi-nomadic lifestyles. Sometimes I think that, because I love travel, a nomadic lifestyle might be just the thing for me. However, the...
Posted on April 3, 2013 | 1 CommentIf I had 5 things to tell people before they got onto a plane and dashed off to Asia, it would be: Always bring your own tissue paper when you go out — do not assume you will find toilet paper everywhere or get paper...
Posted on April 1, 2013 | 2 CommentsSurprisingly, dental floss can be difficult to find — I scoured shops in Portugal & Spain and couldn’t find a single tube! Do not assume you will always find a public toilet for free to use; you may have to pay 1 EUR or 2...
Posted on March 20, 2013 | 2 CommentsI love travel. It’s one of my main spending priorities. When I think of my preferred lifestyle, travel is something that needs to be involved. I’d rather travel than spend my money on almost anything else. As my annual Spring Break road trip with my...
Posted on February 18, 2013 | 3 CommentsA travel wallet is essential for travelling. I basically consolidate my wallet into a travel-friendly package and it’s my Go-To, Must-Always-Carry-With-Me Wallet that makes life a lot easier when you’re hopping from one plane to another. What to store/have in a travel wallet Passport Other...
Posted on January 10, 2013 | 2 CommentsThis is a very exciting time of year for me. It’s not just the excitement of a new year, and the opportunity to set new goals and figure out what I plan to do with my career and my money. No, the real reason that...
Posted on April 2, 2012 | 14 CommentsHad a curious email come in asking about my vacation spending and if it was worth it. Don’t forget that I am also not factoring in all of my LOST income, which if you assume I would work about 6-9 months in a year, it...
Posted on March 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsPlan the list of attractions ahead of time I make a list of all the attractions I want to visit, and then I list the prices of each attraction. Then I look for bundled packages so that I can save money on a bunch of...
Posted on January 9, 2012 | 22 CommentsI spent about a year in 2011 faking what my retirement might be like, and I traveled quite a bit. To recap, for about 8 months I went to the following cities around the world: Beijing Shanghai Hong Kong Macau Singapore Lisbon Evora Madrid Salamanca...
Posted on November 28, 2011 | 14 CommentsI am someone who loves to save money when I can (especially on hotels or flights), but I am also someone who loathes checking 50 sites before deciding on which one has the best deal. After booking a number of flights (from Canada to cities...