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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
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Posted on August 15, 2014 | No CommentsTweet The best sales for wardrobe items are usually in the following months: January = Coats, outerwear and anything winter-y like scarves, gloves and hats February = Boots, High-end jewellery, Cashmere sweaters March = Handbags and Spring raincoats April = Spring Raincoats, All kinds of […]
Posted on August 13, 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the nicest conundrums to have is the requirement to choose between two good job opportunities. My husband began looking for a job in earnest a couple months ago. The job search paid off when he received to good job offers. Both were […]
Posted on August 8, 2014 | No CommentsTweet Personally, I’ve said before that I prefer gifts I can eat, or money. I don’t really enjoy it when people gift me clothing, shoes, or anything that is a personal purchase. External hard drives, or an e-book reader by all means! My address is….. […]
Posted on August 6, 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting few months for me. I keep running into Life Events that throw me for a loop. From being sick, to providing end-of-life care to a relative, to suddenly getting ready to up and move across the country, the “fun” just […]
Posted on August 1, 2014 | No CommentsTweet A lot of you die-hard PF’ers will have already known this, but The Rule of 72 bears mentioning. Whatever number you are looking at, and divide the number ’72’ by the interest rate. The number you get at the end, will be how long […]
Posted on July 30, 2014 | No CommentsTweet Over time, health costs tend to rise. While there isn’t much you can do about inflation on a macro level, the reality is that there are a few things you can do to reduce your own personal expenses. Here are a few tips for […]
Posted on July 25, 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Banks I’ve Used From age 7-15: TD Bank — child’s account, no fees. Age 16 – current: PC Financial — never any fees. My current credit cards are also from those two banks above: TD Visa and PC Financial Mastercard. Note: I am not […]
Posted on July 23, 2014 | No CommentsTweet When you think about it, your bank is likely one of the more important relationships you have. Your money is kept at the bank. You use the bank to make payments. You might even borrow money from the bank. The way your bank treats […]
Posted on July 18, 2014 | No CommentsTweet Years ago, Asian Pear posted a striking shot of three beautiful women pictured here: I looked at the photo and felt the girl in the middle to be the prettiest (as in healthy weight and figure). Asian Pear, felt the girl on the far […]
Posted on July 16, 2014 | No CommentsTweet It seems a little “off” to some people that I like to use credit cards. After all, shouldn’t a personal finance writer be against credit? The reality is that the use of credit cards doesn’t have to equal debt. In fact, it’s possible to […]