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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
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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 October 28, 2011 | 14 CommentsClick on the image to enlarge. Source: Visual Economics The fish is clearly not a saltwater fish (those are EXPENSIVE to maintain and buy), and they’re not counting medical emergencies like surgeries or bone replacements.
Posted on October 27, 2011 | 20 CommentsFirst come first serve! Another great closet clean out, although not as big as last time *laugh* These are all the items that I couldn’t bear to let go the last time, but alas.. their time has come because I NEED MORE SPACE.. as in,...
Posted on October 26, 2011 | 5 CommentsWhen you evaluate and go over every purchase you make, it doesn’t make a difference if it’s a $2000 item or a $2 item. Perceived value of the item to your lifestyle is a big factor. For me, if I need to spend $300 on...
Posted on October 25, 2011 | 1 CommentBeijing and Asia in general is all about street food. Here are some of the things that Beijing-ers chow down on.
Posted on October 24, 2011 | 13 CommentsTwo years ago, my friend contemplated suicide. She had a husband and two kids, she was $50,000 in debt from living expenses, the only one holding down a job, and her husband spiraling deeper into depression, cutting himself off from the world. He’d shut off...
Posted on October 21, 2011 | 13 CommentsI had this question posed to me by a fellow colleague who was stumped as how we could live on $300/month for the two of us eating in groceries. He says he spends about $700/month just for the two of them. I basically said that...
Posted on October 19, 2011 | 11 CommentsThere is an American-Australian couple (white, if you must be specific), who named one of their three kids, a boy: Yo Xing Heyno Augustus Eisner Alexander Weiser Knuckles. (Read article here) Or for short, “Yo Xing”. He is not adopted at all. It sounded strange...
Posted on October 18, 2011 | 11 Comments
Posted on October 17, 2011 | 31 CommentsStory time! My father was the King of Frugality. I like to call it being the King of Cheap because there were some pretty questionable things he did when I was a kid that appalls people (especially BF) when he hears of what my dad...
Posted on October 14, 2011 | 2 CommentsAs it is with life, finances and things everyone hates to do — the sooner you start, the better. Procrastination just delays the inevitable. If you have $4000 worth of debt and one Saturday night you think: OMG I should clear that!, then you decide...