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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 September 12, 2012 | 6 CommentsI just looked over my huge makeup collection and realized what brought it all on – impulse shopping! I am still using items from years ago. I talked to some of my other friends and they’re telling me that they have a ton of makeup...
Posted on September 7, 2012 | 1 CommentThe economy is tough. Companies are asking more from their employees while cutting costs. Everybody feels that they are walking on egg shells. In some States, rent is more expensive than a mortgage payment. Still, people are not buying. Why?...
Posted on September 5, 2012 | 3 CommentsDisgruntled workers have a tendency to slack off in their jobs. After all, if you’re under appreciated, unfulfilled, and overworked, then naturally, you’re underpaid, right? What’s your motivation to cheerfully bounce into work early, voluntarily increase your workload, and quickly finish your assignments? Your meager...
Posted on September 5, 2012 | No CommentsIdeally, I’d love a situation where you can do both — cover your own retirement comfortably AND fund all of your children’s education. Unfortunately, we live in a world where sometimes, there simply isn’t enough money to go around. Retiring in Singapore? I met a...
Posted on August 29, 2012 | 5 CommentsHousing is the largest expense in most budgets. More than any other bill, it can keep you from accomplishing other important financial goals. How about reducing your housing expenses by getting a roommate or moving in with your parents? It doesn’t have to be permanent....
Posted on August 27, 2012 | 14 CommentsThe “Money Gap” refers to the gap between the earning income between two partners. Generally (stereotypical but true), it is the man that earns more than the woman, sometimes it’s just a little bit more (no more than $5000 – $10,000) but other times it...
Posted on August 24, 2012 | 5 CommentsWith any goal, whether short, long, intermediate, or ongoing, you need a plan. It’s one thing to resolve to save for that swanky Bora Bora vacation, obliterate student loan debt, or put 20% down on your first home. It’s another to take the steps necessary...
Posted on August 22, 2012 | 2 CommentsDid you know that insurance should be the base of all personal financial plans? It is so important and yet often not considered. Why? Probably because it’s complicated and pretty boring! Nonetheless, we should take care of our insurance coverage as a priority....
Posted on August 20, 2012 | 7 CommentsI find it very interesting that everyone has such different views on what is a comfortable amount of money to spend on living expenses. People who are fairly frugal are usually categorized as ramen-eating, penny pinching, student-like cheapos who don’t have any fun at all...