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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
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- 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
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...
Posted on February 15, 2012 | 12 CommentsWhen I checked my President’s Choice (PC) Points balance, I realized I have the equivalent of $50 CAD to spend on anything I want in a President’s Choice Store. This includes groceries, toiletries, clothing (yes, clothing from Joe Fresh), gift cards and anything else you...
Posted on February 13, 2012 | 1 CommentEver wonder what range of salary you should be asking for? You can always ballpark an idea of it, but isn’t it better if you can get an actual set of numbers to work with? Enter my process for figuring this out! BASIC STEPS TO...
Posted on February 10, 2012 | 6 CommentsThis is a question I ask myself a lot when it comes to dealing with other people What’s their interest? What’s their motivation? A good example is a financial advisor selling you mutual funds. Off the top of my head, I ask: Are they salaried...
Posted on February 6, 2012 | 6 CommentsYou know how when you open your closet you think: I have nothing to wear!? Well I get that way sometimes. Yes this can be hard to believe coming from a girl who owns 20+ dresses but it’s true. So what do I do? Here...
Posted on February 3, 2012 | 20 CommentsWarning: This is a personal post, and a mini rant on dating in general. This has nothing to do with finance. Why is dating so tricky? Is it because they really are tricky, or are we just over analyzing and making it trickier than it...
Posted on February 1, 2012 | 12 CommentsThis post on Charlie’s Blog about blue collar jobs versus white collar jobs got me thinking (I love that!) about working classes and the stereotypes. Somewhere in a high rise office is an executive. He quaffs a Scotch and loosens his tie. He has risen...
Posted on January 30, 2012 | 16 CommentsIf you’re nice, are you getting screwed, financially? Perhaps. …men who measured below average on agreeableness earned about 18% more—or $9,772 more annually in their sample—than nicer guys. Ruder women, meanwhile, earned about 5% or $1,828 more than their agreeable counterparts. – Human Resource Studies...
Posted on January 27, 2012 | 37 CommentsWhen I had a job with a set paycheque every 2 weeks, I’d spend HOURS imagining what I would do with that money. I make up spreadsheets upon spreadsheets of dreams, and play with the numbers and cells for many hours. And I still find...