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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 July 3, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet During the first six years of my marriage, I moved six times. We pretty much moved each year — and that included two cross-country moves. However, we’ve been fairly settled in our current home for the last six years. I’m a little out of […]
Posted on July 1, 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet A recent Dutch study at the University of Tilburg is concluding that women who keep their maiden names after marriage are seen as more professional and more likely to win good jobs and earn higher pay. The University professors estimated that this would equal […]
Posted on June 26, 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet When you have a lot of debt, the first reaction is to decide to pay it off as quickly as possible. In some cases, making the radical changes necessary to pay off your debt very quickly can, in fact, allow you to stay out […]
Posted on June 24, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet BF thinks I’m such a weirdo for loving turmeric, but then I call him out on his cumin obsession and he quiets down. This is a horribly simply recipe that tastes incredible to me. The turmeric gives a sort of flavour that is light […]
Posted on June 19, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet Sometimes, we hide things from ourselves. We even hide from our own financial realities sometimes. It’s hard to be honest with yourself sometimes, but if you want to improve our finances, it’s important to be honest — even brutally honest — about the way […]
Posted on June 17, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet There’s a guy I know who has a good paying job ($120,000 a year), lives with his second wife plus he still has alimony and child support and is starting to feel the financial pinch. Where do I begin? His mom is sick and […]
Posted on June 12, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet A little more than two years ago, one of my bloggy buddies wrote a blog post about getting a degree in communications, and the debt that can be incurred. What happens when you have a large amount of debt from your communications degree, but […]
Posted on June 10, 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet The simplest answer is calculate your return on investment. Education is an investment in yourself It’s “good” debt right? So treat it as such. Note: I don’t believe any debt is good debt any longer, including buying a home, car or even higher education. […]
Posted on June 5, 2013 | No CommentsTweet It’s a tough job market out there. If you have been looking for a job, chances are that you have had to deal with disappointment again and again. That’s just the nature of the market right now. My husband is dealing with his own […]
Posted on May 30, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet In tough economic times, it seems as though everyone you know needs a little help. It can be hard, however, to figure out how to handle the situation when a friend or a family member wants to borrow money. What should you do if […]