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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
- 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
- Would you marry for money?
Posted on September 29, 2008 | 3 CommentsSpeaking of taxes…..tax time is always a burden on everyone especially if you aren’t careful and neat with your receipts. Bookkeeping is definitely an underrated task. And you can certainly send it out to a bookkeeper and just submit a shoebox of ALL your receipts...
Posted on September 27, 2008 | 2 CommentsI was totally flattered when a reader dropped me an email and I’ve asked for her permission to post it: I’m just dropping you an email in the hope that you can give me some advice as you appear to have handled some situations with...
Posted on September 24, 2008 | 5 CommentsHave you ever noticed that our lives are actually very structured? It’s so structured that we don’t even think about it or notice how it affects us. When we leave for work in the morning, we leave normally in half hour increments: 7:00, 7:30, 8:00,...
Posted on September 22, 2008 | 19 CommentsI’ve always been a big fan of water. It’s calorie free, refreshing, sweet at times, and it does the job of quenching my thirst fantastically better than soda pop or juice (in my opinion). I’ve noticed that with chocolate milk for example, I could drink...
Posted on September 21, 2008 | 14 CommentsDebt Hater finished $300 in the hole for eating out in her category because when her husband said that they were taking his best friend & wife out to dinner for their birthday, they didn’t discuss beforehand whether or not it was a treat (i.e....
Posted on September 18, 2008 | 20 CommentsBF got hurt really badly the other day, and it shook me up to think that he came that close to ending up in the hospital, with cuts, bruises, stitches and who knows what. In the end, he ended up only with a massive, purply...
Posted on September 17, 2008 | 8 CommentsCost per use is a concept I hold near and dear to my heart only because it helps me make very quick decisions about whether or not I purchase the item today, tomorrow, or have to sleep on it for a couple of months. Let’s...
Posted on September 14, 2008 | 6 CommentsCBC News posted a wonderful interactive income map that shows you the earnings of people across Canada, or within each province, and even in each major city. It kind of blows my mind that when I thought earning $66,000 or so (in my previous job)...
Posted on September 11, 2008 | 3 CommentsRead how I turned into an Independent Contractor here (Part 1) So I talked about how I turned into a freelancer. Now you have to know a couple of things if you’ve decided that you’re going to go that way. Learn how to negotiate When...
Posted on September 10, 2008 | No CommentsIn my post about it being a spend-y month of August for me, I was asked this question: “I was wondering if you could drop a bit of advice about starting out as a contract employee –it’s really freelance, I don’t even have a real...