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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
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
- How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress
- If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it
- Is Your Home Really an Asset?
- Everyone is a genius..
- Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?
- What to bring to an interview
- Would you marry for money?
Posted on March 29, 2011 | 20 CommentsI thought I’d follow eemusings‘ example and talk a bit about how much food costs here in Canada. I daresay food is more expensive there, but we still aren’t dirt cheap compared to how much things cost in the United States (not to mention the...
Posted on March 28, 2011 | 32 CommentsAm finishing off the book The Millionaire Mind, and came across these facts on pages 265 and 266: For every 5 men who earn a 6-figure income, there is 1 woman Fewer than 10% of those earning 7-figures are women Women even in top paying...
Posted on March 25, 2011 | 24 CommentsDesigner can be a very subjective word. When I asked my friends, they told me that designer was a luxury name brand, like Louis Vuitton or Versace. You know, the idea of thousands-of-dollars-for-just-a-shirt? Just check out the Twitter conversation I had months ago with @sheisbliss,...
Posted on March 23, 2011 | 41 CommentsPleasure really doesn’t cost a lot. Savouring the basic pleasures and not taking everything that we do for granted as “what we deserve to get because we work hard”, can work wonders to help our pleasure quotient. Our brain tends to be extremely sensitive to...
Posted on March 22, 2011 | 33 CommentsLA MAISON DU MACARON MACARONS! From La Maison du Macaron in Montreal. (This is over a period of about a month. Yes, I’m addicted. And no, I haven’t had any since mid-March after sharing with some friends in Toronto). I got a nice range of...
Posted on March 21, 2011 | 27 CommentsI’ve been re-reading The Millionaire Next Door lately (what!? it’s an annual tradition), and I’ve been revisiting the idea of net worth benchmarks. To read the Wikipedia Notes on the book, check out their “The Millionaire Next Door” summary here. WHAT IS “NET WORTH” It...
Posted on March 18, 2011 | 41 CommentsTHE YEAR OF TRAVEL I proclaim this year to be The Year of Travel. I kind of half-mentioned this in passing on my other blog, but I am not working for the rest of the year. I don’t mean I’ll stop blogging or anything, I...
Posted on March 16, 2011 | 48 CommentsI actually don’t enjoy eating out. I’ve done it so much as a consultant when I was on contracts, that the idea of going to a restaurant every breakfast, lunch and dinner makes me slightly nauseous. See, as a consultant, you end up excitedly surveying...
Posted on March 15, 2011 | 38 CommentsBefore we begin, if you’re interested in buying brand new Urban Decay Eyeliners for $9 USD each, check out the 10 colours I’m selling right now. ————————– My last food post was really well received, so as promised, here’s what I’ve been eating lately as...
Posted on March 14, 2011 | 40 CommentsEarning 6-figures can be a daunting pipe dream for many, especially those who feel like they don’t have enough education to earn that kind of green. But what about ordinary jobs that earn $100,000 that don’t need college degrees? KEEP IN MIND THE FOLLOWING: I...