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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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Posted on September 5, 2012 | No CommentsTweet Ideally, I’d love a situation where you can do both — cover your own retirement comfortably AND fund all of your children’s education. Unfortunately, we live in a world where sometimes, there simply isn’t enough money to go around. Retiring in Singapore? I met […]
Posted on August 29, 2012 | 5 CommentsTweet Housing is the largest expense in most budgets. More than any other bill, it can keep you from accomplishing other important financial goals. How about reducing your housing expenses by getting a roommate or moving in with your parents? It doesn’t have to be […]
Posted on August 27, 2012 | 15 CommentsTweet The “Money Gap” refers to the gap between the earning income between two partners. Generally (stereotypical but true), it is the man that earns more than the woman, sometimes it’s just a little bit more (no more than $5000 – $10,000) but other times […]
Posted on August 24, 2012 | 5 CommentsTweet With any goal, whether short, long, intermediate, or ongoing, you need a plan. It’s one thing to resolve to save for that swanky Bora Bora vacation, obliterate student loan debt, or put 20% down on your first home. It’s another to take the steps […]
Posted on August 22, 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet Did you know that insurance should be the base of all personal financial plans? It is so important and yet often not considered. Why? Probably because it’s complicated and pretty boring! Nonetheless, we should take care of our insurance coverage as a […]
Posted on August 20, 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet I find it very interesting that everyone has such different views on what is a comfortable amount of money to spend on living expenses. People who are fairly frugal are usually categorized as ramen-eating, penny pinching, student-like cheapos who don’t have any fun at […]
Posted on August 17, 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet When I was a kid, one of my goals in life was to make $100K. I thought that by earning a low 6 figure income, I would have more than enough to live a great life and not lack for anything. For […]
Posted on August 15, 2012 | 45 CommentsTweet Although I firmly believe women and men deserve fair and equal treatment in the public sphere, in my personal life, I’m a mess of contradictions. Through hard work, focus, and dedication, I achieved career success and to a certain extent, financial independence. Like many […]
Posted on August 13, 2012 | 20 CommentsTweet Jezebel reports: Apparently, the average British woman owns 20 pairs of shoes, eleven of which she barely wears. The total value of the average lady’s shoe closet? £720, or around $1,189. That means about $660 worth of shoes are sitting idle. Women buy an […]