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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
- 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)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
- Why I Like to Use Credit Cards
Posted on July 20, 2012 | 4 CommentsMy guess is that you are like me; I truly love my summer vacation! It’s not only because I have some time off to disconnect from my job but it’s also because I plan tons of cool things to do. In fact,...
Posted on July 18, 2012 | 22 CommentsNormally, I try to persuade readers to plug spending leaks that cost meaningful sums of cash. Housing, transportation, and insurance immediately come to mind. However, that doesn’t mean I think small things are unimportant. For some reason, we’re perfectly content throwing money away on certain...
Posted on July 16, 2012 | 4 CommentsI talked about men possibly preferring women who make less money than they do, and if your weight affects how much you earn. But how about smoking? onkel_wart From Barking up the wrong tree, I bring you the answer: NO. Smoking does not make you...
Posted on July 13, 2012 | 4 CommentsThere is a theory that says the human being is the species with the greatest capacity to adapt. It is probably this incredible talent that enabled humans to go through history and survive while other species have perished. We are gifted with an...
Posted on July 11, 2012 | 1 CommentAs much as possible, I try to manage my finances objectively. That doesn’t always happen. Personal finance is, well, personal. My experiences, my fears, and yes, even my faith, all influence my behavior—good or bad. Today, I want to share with you how my religious...
Posted on July 9, 2012 | 15 Comments“There is a correlation between a person’s wealth and decreased ability to savor pleasant experiences” 374 adults in varying ranges of jobs, were split into two groups. The first group was shown a stack of money and the second group, a blurred money of money....
Posted on July 6, 2012 | No CommentsI keep collecting these links for great recipes, and am slowly going through each of them one by one. Thought I’d share them with everyone, but also make a post out of it so I can keep track! Click on the images to go to...
Posted on July 4, 2012 | 10 CommentsPeople borrow money for a variety of reasons. You may take out a loan to go to college, cover a medical emergency, or fund a weekend getaway. I found myself in $25K of debt because I was impatient. And I suspect there are many others...
Posted on July 2, 2012 | 5 CommentsMint Canada ran this last year (July 1st 2011), and I thought it to be fitting to run it again this year as a look back. On average, in 2011 Canadians have about $50,734 to spend each year and here’s were it goes! Provided by...
Posted on June 27, 2012 | 9 CommentsWe’re a wasteful bunch. Our society is so accustomed to chucking certain items when we’re done with them, we never stop to think if there’s another option. But many reusable versions of disposable products exist. By rejecting our culture’s throwaway mentality, we can use less...