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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
- I’d rather have nothing from my parents
- Use This Pyramid to Find Self-Actualization with Your Finances
- Don’t be afraid of competition
- 4 Characteristics that Can Boost Your Career
- How to Calculate Your Net Worth
- I feel rich…
- Working While on Vacation
- The End of the World I Used to Know
- 3 Ways I’m Putting Myself First — And Feeling Better as a Result
- A Frugal Adventure: I’m Saving More Than 50 Percent on Spring Break
Posted on October 12, 2012 | 4 CommentsNow that I’m a mother; Will I feel Sexy Again? A word from Mike: “The author of this post is my sister-in-law, a girl I have lots of fun with, a caring godmother for my children as well as a devoted wife and mother...
Posted on October 10, 2012 | 9 CommentsVictoria Hunt, ‘Extreme Cheapskates’ Star, Urinates In Bottle And Eats From Dumpster To Save Money ~ The Huffington Post “Eeew! This chick is insane!” That was my initial reaction to learning Victoria Hunt, a 51-year old, Columbus, Ohio resident, uses an empty jar as a...
Posted on October 8, 2012 | 5 CommentsApparently if you’re nice at work, you are most likely earning less than someone is considered a bitch or a jerk. (I read this in the Metro News in August 2011 and drafted a post, but never got around to posting it until now )...
Posted on October 3, 2012 | 12 CommentsMy spending has ballooned out of control. Normally, I’d seek out ways to enjoy my lifestyle for less money. But this time, that tactic won’t do. Real sacrifice is an unavoidable necessity. To remain a member of the self employed masses, I need to inspect my current...
Posted on October 1, 2012 | 4 CommentsI am a firm believer of working at a job that makes you happy most of the time (no job is perfect, after all). EVERYONE should have a chance to follow their passions and be happy at something that sucks up at least 35 hours...
Posted on September 26, 2012 | 4 CommentsLast week, I somehow managed to knock a sizable hole in a friend’s wall who was away on business. So I did what any sensible person in my position would do, I set out to cover up my mistake. Immediately, I raced to the nearest home...
Posted on September 24, 2012 | 1 CommentRemember the good ol’ days in college where you’d stay up to pull an all-nighter, drink 15 cups of coffee* and type in a frenzied haze of caffeine? Then after you stalk a Kinko’s (printing shop) that opens at 7 a.m. to print your ‘masterpiece’,...
Posted on September 21, 2012 | 3 CommentsHow do you put the breaks on boredom? Do you keep an arsenal of no-cost activities at the ready? Or do you rely on your wallet to snap you out of a funk? Clever marketers have duped us into believing life is a snore unless...
Posted on September 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsEveryone (including myself) stresses the importance of financial independence, but what does that really mean? For some, it’s a feeling. For others, it’s concrete. For me, it’s both. I think I finally felt like I reached “financial independence” when I hit these major milestones: Getting...
Posted on September 17, 2012 | 3 CommentsI find it interesting when I hear amazing stories about people arriving in a new country with only $10 or $50 bucks in their pocket, no job and no prospects for the future, only to make it to millionaire status by the time they’re seniors....