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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
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Posted on March 25, 2013 | 1 CommentEven though we all hate interviewing because you have to be ‘on’ and are under a lot of pressure to perform, it is a necessary evil. Hopefully, you will never have to interview more than a few times in your life, but you will NEED...
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 March 18, 2013 | No CommentsInvesting is a crucial part of one’s personal finance. The problem is that many people don’t have a clue on where to start and don’t feel comfortable when they meet with a financial advisor. You can’t become a pro of market trading overnight. ...
Posted on March 13, 2013 | No CommentsToo often, we separate our lifestyle choices from our finances. However, one of the money lessons I’ve learned is that the lifestyle choices we make have a direct impact on our finances. One of the biggest ways lifestyle matters to money is in the area...
Posted on March 11, 2013 | No CommentsThese are 15 lessons that popped into my head on a whim the other day: Earn like a princess but live like a pauper (love this quote from a reader!!!) Money isn’t everything — just because you have it, it doesn’t make you a better...
Posted on March 8, 2013 | No CommentsHow about that: a nice evening with friends, we take two cars to go move on to our next stop, the road is a bit slippery (it’s a real winter day in Ontario ), the first car turns around since he just missed his turn,...
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...