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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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- This Holiday Season, Protect Your Identity
- “Poor” is not a standard definition
- Downside of Travelling: Missing Out on Your Real Life?
- My Modified Approach to YOLO
- Distribution of the World’s Income
- Pros and Cons of Love Texting
- Your Everyday Finance Habits Can Help You Plan for the Future
- How do you handle birthday bashes?
- How Good Are You At Recycling?
Posted on November 15, 2011 | 8 CommentsIt’s no secret that Hong Kong is one of my favourite cities in Asia, now. BF and I wish we could go back but we’re planning other trips, which means we may not go to Hong Kong for another year or two. Or longer. Alas!...
Posted on November 14, 2011 | 6 CommentsI reach gaily into the envelope, but my fingers don’tquite pull out the bill. They remain clutched around it while my mind is seized – as it is every month – by my secret dream. Do you want to know about my secret dream? It’s...
Posted on November 11, 2011 | 18 CommentsBF made an observation the other day that took me back to the days of being in debt. We had been talking about a friend who is going through a rough time financially. The guy has a lot of debt, is on the brink of...
Posted on November 9, 2011 | 22 CommentsThis blog post is blatantly inspired by Jacq of Single Mom Rich Mom who writes so eloquently: Without a goal, a blog is a huge time suck. And blogging is not a goal – or a means to a goal for 99.9% of people. I...
Posted on November 8, 2011 | No CommentsSingapore is really known for their public transportation, and while they had some good ideas overall, I think they might have made it a bit too complicated/confusing for NON-Singaporeans to understand at first glance. That said, it’s fairly organized, extremely clean and wonderful.
Posted on November 7, 2011 | 13 CommentsI know a lot of freelancers particularly in sales, have to look like they are well off. Well-to-do, and their cars show that they are good at their jobs — selling. That being said, I’ve never found it wise to be flashy with your money...
Posted on November 4, 2011 | 7 CommentsGoogle Reader Changes WHY OH WHY did Google change Google Reader to not allow me to share items any more? Now I have to use this Google+ thing? I hated Facebook and this Google+ thing sounds a lot like Facebook, just with a sexier twist....
Posted on November 2, 2011 | 9 CommentsA common question people are asking me is how I keep my grocery spending to a minimum, but when I look back and what I’ve spent in the past year, it doesn’t look extraordinarily frugal to me. In fact, it looks like in the month...
Posted on November 1, 2011 | 2 CommentsMore shots of Beijing Life and Shopping. It’s really a new experience to be in the middle of such pollution and to see SO MANY BIKES everywhere. (Actually I meant to write “smell a whiff of a cop”, not spot. Not going to change it...
Posted on October 31, 2011 | 7 CommentsArticle: The Glass Hammer — “Whose Responsibility is Fixing the Wage Gap?“ Good article in general, but I want to highlight a few points for discussion. Please, if you are going to disagree with me or especially with any of my readers commenting, I totally...