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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 December 5, 2012 | 4 CommentsWith the Bush tax cuts nearing expiration and President Obama threatening to veto any bill that extends lower tax rates for the wealthiest among us, folks on both ends of the political spectrum debate over what constitutes rich. President Obama believes individuals and married couples...
Posted on December 3, 2012 | 2 CommentsEvery morning I go through a routine of products, and I thought I’d revive an old discussion: How much is your face worth? All prices are in $CAD MORNING Cleanser: Korres White Tea Fluid Gel – $27 Primer: CoverFX – $39 CAD [OPTIONAL] Eyeshadow Primer:...
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 8 CommentsFor years, I’ve refused to participate in the Christmas madness. I gradually came to this decision. One evening, during my freshmen year of college, I overheard a young man proudly state, “I don’t celebrate Christmas. It’s a pagan holiday.” After learning the definition of pagan,...
Posted on November 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsThere’s an article via Psychology Today that highlights something I have thought for years – there is such a thing as being too nice sometimes. The events that follow an action will weaken or strengthen the likelihood it will occur again. In behavioral psychology, this...
Posted on November 23, 2012 | 2 CommentsFrom what I can tell (I’m 31), the 10 years in your 20s pass by like a rocket. This is also a very important space in your financial life. Most people ignore these 10 years and only start thinking about their financial future...
Posted on November 21, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhen I worked as an auditor in Orlando, Florida, I’d sometimes spend 12 to 14 hours a day in the office. During the winter, I whittled my electric bill down to $35 a month by leaving the heat off while I worked. As soon as...
Posted on November 19, 2012 | 6 CommentsFrugalette of Super Frugalette listed out 4 types of frugal folks: Non-Frugal Selectively Frugal Categorically Frugal Exclusively Frugal Non-Frugal = No budget but they instinctively don’t overspend, but they don’t try to be frugal. Example: They need something and will buy something mid-priced and reasonable,...
Posted on November 16, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhat will your next dollar earned be used for? Have you ever thought of putting your financial priorities in order? What’s the most important thing to you? Paying off your debts? Thinking about your retirement or simply buying a house? I don’t...
Posted on November 14, 2012 | 2 CommentsMason Cooley (whoever that guy is) once said, “Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.” And according to Benjamin Franklin, “Time is money.” If you agree with both men, then naturally, you believe regret for wasted money is more wasted money. I dedicate more...
Posted on November 12, 2012 | 2 CommentsWith the holiday season fast approaching, do you ever feel like you can never find the perfect gift? Do you feel like it must be a Personalized Creations gifts for it to be the best? Or you feel like if someone asks for money, that’s...