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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
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Posted on February 27, 2012 | 9 CommentsYou can’t only look at your actions and what you choose to buy from a dollars and cents cost perspective. Sometimes, it’s cheaper to just buy new and dispose of it when you’re done: Ziploc baggies Printing any sort of email or paper without needing...
Posted on February 24, 2012 | 25 CommentsCredit Simba was a pretty good name though. Names with Bad Associations Are there some names out there that make you go “UGH”? I’m not talking about baby names, I am talking about if for example you worked with a co-worker named Victoria (sorry in...
Posted on February 22, 2012 | 9 CommentsRevanche said it best folks. I wish I could find the post from when she got her job (years ago) and people were telling her to “spend” and “splurge” to treat herself for working so hard. Her reply to all this egging on and enabling:...
Posted on February 20, 2012 | 26 CommentsWhen I was growing up, our money situation was strange. My dad worked part-time and my mom didn’t work, but we were squarely middle-class. See, my father won the lottery when I was very young, before the age of 3, and then he semi-retired by...
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 7 CommentsMy uncle sent me a hilarious story that makes you laugh AND teaches you a good lesson. THE DEAD COW LECTURE First-year students at the OSU Vet School were attending their first anatomy class with a real dead cow. They all gathered around the surgery...
Posted on February 15, 2012 | 12 CommentsWhen I checked my President’s Choice (PC) Points balance, I realized I have the equivalent of $50 CAD to spend on anything I want in a President’s Choice Store. This includes groceries, toiletries, clothing (yes, clothing from Joe Fresh), gift cards and anything else you...
Posted on February 13, 2012 | 1 CommentEver wonder what range of salary you should be asking for? You can always ballpark an idea of it, but isn’t it better if you can get an actual set of numbers to work with? Enter my process for figuring this out! BASIC STEPS TO...
Posted on February 10, 2012 | 6 CommentsThis is a question I ask myself a lot when it comes to dealing with other people What’s their interest? What’s their motivation? A good example is a financial advisor selling you mutual funds. Off the top of my head, I ask: Are they salaried...
Posted on February 6, 2012 | 6 CommentsYou know how when you open your closet you think: I have nothing to wear!? Well I get that way sometimes. Yes this can be hard to believe coming from a girl who owns 20+ dresses but it’s true. So what do I do? Here...