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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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- 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 April 30, 2012 | 8 CommentsIf you are a nibbler, snacker or grazer like I am, you find that a lot of your grocery bill goes towards SNACKS — things you can grab in a pinch, eat quickly and feel satisfied without having to get sweaty and dirty a billion...
Posted on April 27, 2012 | 7 CommentsHave you ever thought of slamming the door to your life one last time and never to look back? Have you ever thought of escaping the9 to 5rat race for a year to find your inner self? Have you ever...
Posted on April 25, 2012 | 19 CommentsFormal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. ~ John Rohn Is there anything funner than earning money? Well, I can think of one thing: Learning. Fortunately, the enjoyable activity of educating yourself often leads to an increase in income....
Posted on April 23, 2012 | 5 CommentsFor a first time budgeter, cutting back on expenses can be daunting: where do you cut? why? how? and what is the best way to use that money? I am here to suggest that you start with the hardest categories first, so that you get...
Posted on April 18, 2012 | 3 CommentsLately, there’s been a lot of talk around the personal finance interwebs about passive income. And I can understand why. Passive income is generated while you’re lounging on the beach, playing with your kids, enjoying a good night’s sleep, or doing anything under the sky...
Posted on April 16, 2012 | 6 CommentsKeeping your expenses as low as possible was best illustrated to be with some simple math, and once I got out of debt and had some REAL savings, I started calculating my expenses to get an idea of how much I needed in my emergency...
Posted on April 13, 2012 | 8 CommentsAre you superstitious? Do you believe in Friday 13th’s bad luck? By the way, it’s today . Friday the 13th is among the most common superstitions along with crossing a black cat, going under a ladder and breaking a mirror. What I find interesting...
Posted on April 11, 2012 | 5 CommentsOne of the most popular ways of saving money is to cook at home. Simple enough, right? Unfortunately, assuming the role of an amateur chef isn’t free of obstacles. I can’t speak for everyone, but I have my reasons – good reasons – for dropping...
Posted on April 9, 2012 | 7 CommentsMany people think “White Knight” automatically means a man comes along and saves you from yourself. He pays all your bills. He’s financially secure (and then some!) and he is lovingly generous. But a White Knight can mean many things to different people, and come...
Posted on April 6, 2012 | 2 Comments2 weeks ago, I discussed how I procrastinated before going snowboarding. I should have told you that upfront: I procrastinate all the time! It’s quite a paradox in my life as I am known for being a very productive and efficient individual. The...