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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
- Keep it professional at work
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- My Cooler of Food for the Road
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
Posted on January 14, 2013 | 1 CommentI was thinking the other day about my rah-rah attitude towards paying more (slightly more, not 500% more) for quality. I came to the conclusion that it wasn’t if I would pay for quality, but when I would consider paying for quality. There are products...
Posted on January 10, 2013 | 2 CommentsThis is a very exciting time of year for me. It’s not just the excitement of a new year, and the opportunity to set new goals and figure out what I plan to do with my career and my money. No, the real reason that...
Posted on January 9, 2013 | 7 CommentsBefore I started talking about money, as a pseudo-moneythropologist, I always thought these 3 sentences were solid gold, true. Now? Not so much. Myth #1: “Buying a home = Only Building Equity” This is true to some extent. But if you haven’t paid off the...
Posted on January 7, 2013 | 2 CommentsI have definitely been in the position of coming across an angry person (or angry people), and being a very angry person on some occasions. BEING THE ANGRY PERSON Every time I get angry and someone diffuses me effectively, I step back after the heat...
Posted on January 3, 2013 | No CommentsEvery month, your paycheck is divvied up, and you spend the money on various expenses. From paying for housing to buying a new book, your money is claimed. And, when the month comes to an end, there is a reckoning. How much do you have...
Posted on January 2, 2013 | 5 CommentsThe answer? When its other benefits are worth it to you. It’s an idiot story coming up. If you hate reading about me railing on other people, I suggest you skip this post. THE IDIOT STORY TIME So The Idiot whom I’ve written about a...
Posted on December 31, 2012 | 2 CommentsIt goes without saying that we are all, biologically attracted to beauty. Cuter babies get more attention, more attractive kids in high school or college are put on a pedestal of sorts. Even babies during studies were shown to stare at more beautiful people longer...
Posted on December 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsSince arriving at my childhood home for the holidays, I’m constantly reminded of two traits I dislike about my family: 1) They’re really loud and, 2) They’re wasteful. The former bugs me a lot, but not nearly as much as the latter. On several occasions,...
Posted on December 24, 2012 | 2 CommentsThere are always expenses that are deemed more intellectual and better than others, examples: Intellectual: Books Travel Higher Education (MBA) Not-Intellectual: Clothing Cars Electronics What’s funny is I buy/bought in every category, and while people are okay with me spending $$$$$ on traveling for a...