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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
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- 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
Posted on February 27, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the things you need to consider as you map out a career strategy is how marketable you are. What skills do you bring to the table? Is there a reason that someone should hire you? You need to be able to answer these...
Posted on February 22, 2013 | 3 CommentsWhen I was in Portugal, I drank direct-from-the-mountain water. It was so sweet, clear and delicious, it was as they say, just as good as wine. I ate fresh, readily available fruits and vegetables from private gardens, grown without preservatives or chemicals. After a week...
Posted on February 20, 2013 | 1 CommentThe quest for money is one that consumes many people. The idea is that if you work a little harder, and make a little more money, your life will improve. Unfortunately, at some point you are likely to reach a level where making more money...
Posted on February 18, 2013 | 3 CommentsA travel wallet is essential for travelling. I basically consolidate my wallet into a travel-friendly package and it’s my Go-To, Must-Always-Carry-With-Me Wallet that makes life a lot easier when you’re hopping from one plane to another. What to store/have in a travel wallet Passport Other...
Posted on February 15, 2013 | 1 CommentThis very unoriginal thought just occurred to me today: people use brand names as the name of the product. Credit Here is the list of words I’d use on a regular basis: Kleenex = Facial Tissue Papers Band-Aid = Adhesive Bandages Chapstick = Lip Balm...
Posted on February 11, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the best ways to ensure that you are well-rounded financially is to do a little good for others. Get involved in a charity, or find other ways to help. You don’t have to just give money, either. There are plenty of ways that...
Posted on February 8, 2013 | No CommentsEver hear the one about that couple who got into consumer debt, consolidated it onto their mortgage, and then racked up their credit cards again? Me too. Here’s what I say: If the lesson was expensive, don’t pay for it again.
Posted on February 6, 2013 | 1 CommentI’ve been thinking a lot about cost of living lately. At some point, my husband will get a full-time job as a professor, and leave the world of adjuncting behind. He likes being an adjunct, but he thinks that, with a little more experience, he...
Posted on February 4, 2013 | 2 CommentsIf you are making money, you need to have a point of why you’re making that money: To pay the rent so you can live in a city To eat good food (not Food Bank donations) To save for your future so you can stop...
Posted on February 1, 2013 | No CommentsI had this list lying around for a while, collecting bits of quotes from a bunch of very fashionable folks from magazines and the like. Enjoy! Observe who looks good and figure out why you like their style Know your body shape Get out of...