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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
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
- Why I Like to Use Credit Cards
Posted on March 6, 2013 | 1 CommentI’ve been thinking a lot about where I’m headed next. From career to life, change is a necessary part of progress. But what direction do you take? And how can you make it work when you feel like there are things holding you back? Lately,...
Posted on March 6, 2013 | No CommentsA great post by Well-Heeled (one of my favourite blogs) about what your lifestyle projection is. One of the great things about America, I think, is that the way you look might be very different from your actual economic status. Which is to say that...
Posted on March 4, 2013 | No CommentsHere’s what I follow as general style rules: The shorter the skirt, the lower the heel should be The louder the piece, the more neutral the rest of the outfit should be Tight things need to be paired with baggier items so you don’t look...
Posted on March 1, 2013 | 1 CommentMy uncle sent me an email that contained a PDF about the benefits of retiring early. Before I reveal to you its secrets (*laugh*) I want to point out the obvious: Not everyone can retire early. Not everyone wants to retire early. Retirement means different...
Posted on February 27, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the things you need to consider as you map out a career strategy is how marketable you are. What skills do you bring to the table? Is there a reason that someone should hire you? You need to be able to answer these...
Posted on February 22, 2013 | 3 CommentsWhen I was in Portugal, I drank direct-from-the-mountain water. It was so sweet, clear and delicious, it was as they say, just as good as wine. I ate fresh, readily available fruits and vegetables from private gardens, grown without preservatives or chemicals. After a week...
Posted on February 20, 2013 | 1 CommentThe quest for money is one that consumes many people. The idea is that if you work a little harder, and make a little more money, your life will improve. Unfortunately, at some point you are likely to reach a level where making more money...
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 February 15, 2013 | 1 CommentThis very unoriginal thought just occurred to me today: people use brand names as the name of the product. Credit Here is the list of words I’d use on a regular basis: Kleenex = Facial Tissue Papers Band-Aid = Adhesive Bandages Chapstick = Lip Balm...
Posted on February 11, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the best ways to ensure that you are well-rounded financially is to do a little good for others. Get involved in a charity, or find other ways to help. You don’t have to just give money, either. There are plenty of ways that...