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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
- 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
- Too cool to save
- Do You Really Need to Avoid ALL Unnecessary Spending to be “Smart” with Your Money?
- Catering to Millennials: How They Want to Shop
- How is anybody affording this?
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...
Posted on June 25, 2012 | 2 CommentsBe patient. Thousands of dollars doesn’t accumulate overnight, it takes persistence. Focus on how your money works for you. …not for anyone else. Don’t worry about fancy money terms or that you don’t understand something. Just start with: I earn this amount of money after...
Posted on June 22, 2012 | 12 CommentsLast week, I read a very interesting article from Michelle at Making Sense of Cents. She was asking Could you live on minimum wage? In this article, she reviewed her budget and tried to find ways to cut it down to make it...
Posted on June 20, 2012 | 9 CommentsWhen I worked a regular job, for an hour every afternoon, I’d struggle to stay awake. Unless a high priority project was due that day, I couldn’t snap out of it. Now that I work from home, no outside force prohibits me from falling into a...
Posted on June 18, 2012 | 5 CommentsEver wonder how someone at work can just do a small change and suddenly be ready for night? Ways women go from day to night with a simple change: Wear different accessories for night (trade in a simple necklace for something bolder) Change your shoes...