As seen in..
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
- Are You Being Financially Honest With Yourself?
- Emergency Fund Talk: When it becomes a BIG DEAL
- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
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...
Posted on January 25, 2012 | 27 CommentsThe most amazing thing I’ve ever done with my money is… To use it to clear my $60,000 student debt. Cheesy but true. Here are some other amazing things: Paying $1800 for a used car and having it be a great vehicle that does its...
Posted on January 23, 2012 | 50 CommentsTHE COST Women spend $7 billion a year on makeup, around $100 each (although that’s not true, some of us *cough* spend more than others) (The Gloss). Vanity Fare says in the U.S. alone, 68% of the 70 million women in the country (48 million)...
Posted on January 20, 2012 | 31 CommentsNote: This post is for guys too. I know that there are some of you out there that actually like to have nice skin, contrary to popular belief, but don’t want to look like you get facials or to wear makeup This is apparently a...