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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 March 9, 2012 | 9 CommentsI wear makeup mostly only to work, big events, or when I go out, and I let my skin breathe without it on the weekends. As a result, I need to remove it nightly. I used to buy those little liquid bottles of makeup remover...
Posted on March 7, 2012 | 19 CommentsAlthough saving money is a form of deprivation, there are steps you can take to make the process more enjoyable. Fun even. While paying off $25,000 of debt within a 12-month time span, there were times I wanted to spend money so badly I suffered from...
Posted on March 5, 2012 | 45 CommentsOver the past 3 weeks, I’ve been somewhat nervous. Not nervous like I’m about to apply for a big job. Not nervous like I’m going to make a speech in front of 2,000 people. More nervous like I’ve been at...
Posted on March 2, 2012 | 4 CommentsI made up a recipe the other day. I was in the store, saw brussel sprouts, remembered how great they are for your health, and had an inkling that portobello mushrooms would taste really great in the dish (plus, make up for the fact that...
Posted on February 29, 2012 | 13 CommentsI did this tactic for a bit when I first started trying to cut back on my insanely out of control budget categories. I annoyed myself. Every time I put something I KNEW wasn’t a necessity in my grocery basket, I asked myself it it...
Posted on February 27, 2012 | 9 CommentsYou can’t only look at your actions and what you choose to buy from a dollars and cents cost perspective. Sometimes, it’s cheaper to just buy new and dispose of it when you’re done: Ziploc baggies Printing any sort of email or paper without needing...
Posted on February 24, 2012 | 25 CommentsCredit Simba was a pretty good name though. Names with Bad Associations Are there some names out there that make you go “UGH”? I’m not talking about baby names, I am talking about if for example you worked with a co-worker named Victoria (sorry in...
Posted on February 22, 2012 | 9 CommentsRevanche said it best folks. I wish I could find the post from when she got her job (years ago) and people were telling her to “spend” and “splurge” to treat herself for working so hard. Her reply to all this egging on and enabling:...
Posted on February 20, 2012 | 26 CommentsWhen I was growing up, our money situation was strange. My dad worked part-time and my mom didn’t work, but we were squarely middle-class. See, my father won the lottery when I was very young, before the age of 3, and then he semi-retired by...
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 7 CommentsMy uncle sent me a hilarious story that makes you laugh AND teaches you a good lesson. THE DEAD COW LECTURE First-year students at the OSU Vet School were attending their first anatomy class with a real dead cow. They all gathered around the surgery...