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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
- The Most Profitable Small Businesses To Start
- Soft Skills vs Hard Skills in the SME Jobs Market
- Local Travel: Learn to Love Your Hometown
- What is your college education worth?
- Do You Really Need to Spend Money on That?
- How to Save Money When Buying a House
- The Secret Equation To Wealth
- Do You Take Time to Enjoy Life?
- Getting Your Financial House in Order: No You *Don’t* Need a Brown Bagged Lunch
- The need to compensate for the lack of money
Posted on February 20, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet The quest for money is one that consumes many people. The idea is that if you work a little harder, and make a little more money, your life will improve. Unfortunately, at some point you are likely to reach a level where making more […]
Posted on February 18, 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet A travel wallet is essential for travelling. I basically consolidate my wallet into a travel-friendly package and it’s my Go-To, Must-Always-Carry-With-Me Wallet that makes life a lot easier when you’re hopping from one plane to another. What to store/have in a travel wallet Passport […]
Posted on February 15, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet This very unoriginal thought just occurred to me today: people use brand names as the name of the product. Credit Here is the list of words I’d use on a regular basis: Kleenex = Facial Tissue Papers Band-Aid = Adhesive Bandages Chapstick = Lip […]
Posted on February 11, 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the best ways to ensure that you are well-rounded financially is to do a little good for others. Get involved in a charity, or find other ways to help. You don’t have to just give money, either. There are plenty of ways […]
Posted on February 8, 2013 | No CommentsTweet Ever hear the one about that couple who got into consumer debt, consolidated it onto their mortgage, and then racked up their credit cards again? Me too. Here’s what I say: If the lesson was expensive, don’t pay for it again.
Posted on February 6, 2013 | 1 CommentTweet I’ve been thinking a lot about cost of living lately. At some point, my husband will get a full-time job as a professor, and leave the world of adjuncting behind. He likes being an adjunct, but he thinks that, with a little more experience, […]
Posted on February 4, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet If you are making money, you need to have a point of why you’re making that money: To pay the rent so you can live in a city To eat good food (not Food Bank donations) To save for your future so you can […]
Posted on February 1, 2013 | No CommentsTweet I had this list lying around for a while, collecting bits of quotes from a bunch of very fashionable folks from magazines and the like. Enjoy! Observe who looks good and figure out why you like their style Know your body shape Get out […]
Posted on January 31, 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet I’m not the most frugal of people. I don’t particularly enjoy pinching pennies; I’d rather increase my income than try and figure out how to cut expenses. That said, I don’t consider myself a spendthrift. I have specific spending priorities, and I live within […]
Posted on January 30, 2013 | No CommentsTweet I had a few comments on a post called: The King of Cheap, which I wrote in a tongue-in-cheek manner about my parents not buying me glasses to save money when I was a kid. To recap, my father wanted to save money on […]