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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
- 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?
- Learn About Investing from the Opposite Gender
- The Idiot’s Wife: The Story of our Shot
Posted on June 11, 2012 | 5 CommentsIt may not seem like it sometimes, but I’m fairly relaxed about money. Yes I know, I am not in debt any longer and I’ve saved a fair amount in the past 2 years, but this kind of zen, stress-free attitude towards money stems from...
Posted on June 8, 2012 | 5 CommentsI’m very excited today as I am launching an 11 days program to help you finally take over your personal finance and to start keeping the money you earn. You work very hard for your bucks; do you feel that you get what you deserve?...
Posted on June 6, 2012 | 7 CommentsShoes are the foundation of a fabulous outfit—literally and figuratively. Think about it. Nothing you wear carries a bigger physical burden than your shoes. While your body carries your clothes; your shoes carry you. Clothes are easy. As long as they fit well, you’re probably...
Posted on June 4, 2012 | 10 CommentsEveryone seems to want to know the secret to decluttering my closet, so here’s my behemoth overview. How I decided to take action one day How did you get rid of all your sentimental items? How did I cut down my wardrobe by more than...
Posted on June 1, 2012 | 6 Comments2 weeks ago, I discussed how I put my home for sale by myself. This was an important decision to make since my wife and I were a bit scared of doing everything by ourselves. On the other hand , I couldn’t...
Posted on May 30, 2012 | 15 CommentsGiven two choices, one that’s ridiculously fun and one that’s insanely boring, which would you choose? In her book Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing, Mignon Fogarty gives the best solution I’ve ever heard for dealing with procrastination. If you’re going to procrastinate,...
Posted on May 30, 2012 | 9 CommentsRenting is cool. At least, I think it is. Of course, it’s a fine balance between what I can afford to rent, and what I cannot (*cough* rental cars *cough*), but if I had billions of dollars, I won’t have to worry about owning anything....
Posted on May 28, 2012 | 1 CommentWhen deciding if someone should stay home or go to work, there are a couple of questions that go through someone’s mind, namely: What if… He/She loses her job? He/She is the sole breadwinner? He/She won’t be home often enough? He/She won’t make enough money...
Posted on May 23, 2012 | 13 CommentsA few months ago, I went to Italy with a couple friends. There, I tried Nutella for the first time. Fortunately, it didn’t taste at all like I expected. It was, well, kind of good. Even though I think of myself as a fairly disciplined...
Posted on May 21, 2012 | 13 CommentsControversial title, right? What I mean by that, is many people (myself included) are under a general belief that saving as much as you can in every area, is the best PF thing you can possibly do. What we fail to mention is that we...