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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
- You Can Be a Smart Shopaholic!
- Keep it professional at work
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- My Cooler of Food for the Road
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
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...
Posted on May 18, 2012 | No CommentsIn this DIY Friday, we will talk about one of the most lucrative DIY activities you can ever do in your life. Some DIY tasks will help you save a few pennies while selling your home by yourself and shortcutting the Real Estate agent...
Posted on May 16, 2012 | 8 CommentsYou’re a rare creature indeed if the idea of networking excites you. Being dropped into a room full of strangers and left to converse with them is terrifying even for the most courageous of us. It’s uncomfortable. It’s uninteresting. It’s unnatural. Too bad it’s not also...
Posted on May 14, 2012 | 9 CommentsSELL EVERYTHING YOU CAN. Then… 1. Sort everything by it being worn out, tired, torn, pill-y, or faded. Toss. No one should be (or will want to be) wearing those clothes. Even on sale for $2. 2. Now sort by what fits and what doesn’t...
Posted on May 11, 2012 | 15 CommentsHey people! I want to try something for the next Fridays. The idea came from a cool discussion I had with one of my friends about saving money. We were discussing how people are trying to do everything themselves (the Do-It-Yourself or DIY...
Posted on May 9, 2012 | 7 CommentsHave you ever shared your desire to amass financial wealth and received the response, “Money can’t buy happiness.“ Is permanent bliss the expected payoff for accomplishing your goals? After achieving your financial objectives, do you think you’ll experience everlasting joy? Through the loss of a...
Posted on May 7, 2012 | 6 CommentsI am. But wait, what’s a sneaky spender? Someone who has a budget, has a plan, has categories and still manages to go over budget in areas she didn’t mean to. The Journal of Consumer Research found that most people went shopping with two budgets...
Posted on May 4, 2012 | 2 CommentsWhen I was a teenager, I met my first girlfriend who actually became my wife. At that time, I was 15 and she was 17. This was a huge difference for many people. Even my parents were a bit concerned that I was dating...
Posted on May 2, 2012 | 15 CommentsSpring is here, and it’s time to go shopping. After I shed my winter weight, I’m hitting the outlet and shopping malls. At 5′ 9.5″ tall, finding clothes that fit me well is tough. Plus, my clothes, particularly pants, are pricier than those designed for...