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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
- 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
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
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...
Posted on April 4, 2012 | 7 CommentsBack when I started college in 1999, I repeatedly heard the statistic that women earned $0.75 for every $1.00 men earned. The articles I read seemed to suggest that the mere act of being born with a vagina entitled employers to a 25% discount for...
Posted on April 2, 2012 | 15 CommentsHad a curious email come in asking about my vacation spending and if it was worth it. Don’t forget that I am also not factoring in all of my LOST income, which if you assume I would work about 6-9 months in a year, it...
Posted on March 30, 2012 | 7 CommentsI’m competitive by nature. What I like about sport is the discipline, effort and the challenge. In fact, I like these 3 components so much that I try to shift my whole life in a sense where I can feel that I’m...
Posted on March 28, 2012 | 14 CommentsThere are countless reasons to spend money you don’t have. You’re overly optimistic about your future earning potential. You don’t want to work hard for the money. You feed off instant gratification. You can’t pass up a good deal. You’re immature. You deserve it. Stop...
Posted on March 26, 2012 | 10 CommentsYou can only cut back on so much and You can only make so much money! I know everyone talks about both independently as if one is better than the other, and it’s true. If you save a lot of your money, you’re in good...