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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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- Too cool to save
- Do You Really Need to Avoid ALL Unnecessary Spending to be “Smart” with Your Money?
- Catering to Millennials: How They Want to Shop
- How is anybody affording this?
- Learn About Investing from the Opposite Gender
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- How to Choose the Right Home for You
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...
Posted on March 23, 2012 | 5 Comments~Experience is not a skill. It is an attitude~ Ralph Marston The way I manage my life is a little bit weird. I tend to handle the chaos of my life and put everything back in its place. It can be at work,...
Posted on March 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsPlan the list of attractions ahead of time I make a list of all the attractions I want to visit, and then I list the prices of each attraction. Then I look for bundled packages so that I can save money on a bunch of...
Posted on March 16, 2012 | 24 CommentsAs my first “official” post on FB, I thought of sharing one of my financial goals obsessions. As a father of three at the age of 30, I realized early in life that there are a lot more important things in life than...
Posted on March 14, 2012 | 78 CommentsEvery year Salary.com releases a study detailing what a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) would earn if her duties were outsourced. In 2011, a SAHM was worth about $115K a year. To many a working woman, that figure is abso-fricking-lutely ridiculous. Before I get into why a...
Posted on March 12, 2012 | 12 CommentsWhen I first started out in personal finance, I didn’t understand why everyone kept emphasizing to cut back on daily expenses as the #1 rule to building wealth. I mean, isn’t having a large salary and making pots of money being wealthy? Look at all...
Posted on March 9, 2012 | 9 CommentsI wear makeup mostly only to work, big events, or when I go out, and I let my skin breathe without it on the weekends. As a result, I need to remove it nightly. I used to buy those little liquid bottles of makeup remover...
Posted on March 7, 2012 | 19 CommentsAlthough saving money is a form of deprivation, there are steps you can take to make the process more enjoyable. Fun even. While paying off $25,000 of debt within a 12-month time span, there were times I wanted to spend money so badly I suffered from...