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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 December 19, 2012 | 1 CommentTweet As much as I like to discover groundbreaking ways to save an extra twenty bucks here and there, during the final seconds of a purchase decision, I forget nine-tenths of the frugal knowledge I amassed over the years. Despite all of the new life […]
Posted on December 17, 2012 | 1 CommentTweet The age old question is: as a woman, would you marry for money? Most people feel that saying money is important in a relationship is tatamount to admitting you’re a golddigger, and you might as well get some f*ck-me pumps and start investing in […]
Posted on December 12, 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet Voluntarily broke people keep an arsenal of clever excuses handy to justify dumb financial moves. Instead of practicing self-denial and amassing wealth, they rationalize themselves into a web of maxed out credit cards, overdrawn checking accounts, and underfunded retirement assets. Apparently, it’s easier to […]
Posted on December 10, 2012 | 1 CommentTweet WHAT IS TWITTER? It is like an instant messaging system of sorts, except you don’t have to be online all the time, or even or specifically interacting with anyone you are following to join in on conversations. You just read a whole bunch of […]
Posted on December 5, 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet With the Bush tax cuts nearing expiration and President Obama threatening to veto any bill that extends lower tax rates for the wealthiest among us, folks on both ends of the political spectrum debate over what constitutes rich. President Obama believes individuals and married […]
Posted on December 3, 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet Every morning I go through a routine of products, and I thought I’d revive an old discussion: How much is your face worth? All prices are in $CAD MORNING Cleanser: Korres White Tea Fluid Gel – $27 Primer: CoverFX – $39 CAD [OPTIONAL] Eyeshadow […]
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 8 CommentsTweet For years, I’ve refused to participate in the Christmas madness. I gradually came to this decision. One evening, during my freshmen year of college, I overheard a young man proudly state, “I don’t celebrate Christmas. It’s a pagan holiday.” After learning the definition of […]
Posted on November 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet There’s an article via Psychology Today that highlights something I have thought for years — there is such a thing as being too nice sometimes. The events that follow an action will weaken or strengthen the likelihood it will occur again. In behavioral psychology, […]
Posted on November 23, 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet From what I can tell (I’m 31), the 10 years in your 20s pass by like a rocket. This is also a very important space in your financial life. Most people ignore these 10 years and only start thinking about their financial […]
Posted on November 21, 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet When I worked as an auditor in Orlando, Florida, I’d sometimes spend 12 to 14 hours a day in the office. During the winter, I whittled my electric bill down to $35 a month by leaving the heat off while I worked. As soon […]