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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
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
- Why I Like to Use Credit Cards
- 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
- The Idiot’s Wife: The Story of our Shot
Posted on October 21, 2011 | 13 CommentsI had this question posed to me by a fellow colleague who was stumped as how we could live on $300/month for the two of us eating in groceries. He says he spends about $700/month just for the two of them. I basically said that...
Posted on October 19, 2011 | 11 CommentsThere is an American-Australian couple (white, if you must be specific), who named one of their three kids, a boy: Yo Xing Heyno Augustus Eisner Alexander Weiser Knuckles. (Read article here) Or for short, “Yo Xing”. He is not adopted at all. It sounded strange...
Posted on October 18, 2011 | 11 Comments
Posted on October 17, 2011 | 31 CommentsStory time! My father was the King of Frugality. I like to call it being the King of Cheap because there were some pretty questionable things he did when I was a kid that appalls people (especially BF) when he hears of what my dad...
Posted on October 14, 2011 | 2 CommentsAs it is with life, finances and things everyone hates to do — the sooner you start, the better. Procrastination just delays the inevitable. If you have $4000 worth of debt and one Saturday night you think: OMG I should clear that!, then you decide...
Posted on October 12, 2011 | 3 CommentsI certainly don’t feel like I fit into a neat category. (Maybe I do, and I just can’t see it objectively.) See, I love clothes and shopping, but I am not in debt for it, nor have I paid a cent in credit card interest...
Posted on October 11, 2011 | 6 CommentsI found Singapore to have the most creative, interesting ads out of all the cities. Granted, I don’t read Chinese so I cannot judge China fairly, but even so.. It is definitely a city of fines and prohibited actions. That said, I appreciate that. I...
Posted on October 10, 2011 | 12 CommentsI think the question people ask me the most is: How did you get out of debt? These are the 7 steps I followed: 1. Deciding one day, to get out of debt & stay out of it 2. Tracking all my debts down to...
Posted on October 7, 2011 | 10 CommentsYou know how people say: Hey, I’m totally fine with eating only fruits as being my only form of sugar? I can eat an apple and have my sweet tooth satiated (Meg I am looking at you!) Well that doesn’t seem to work on me,...
Posted on October 5, 2011 | 6 CommentsTruer words were never said: what teachers really want to tell parents, a nice follow-up article to my earlier post: fighting our own battles. EUROPE: THE SECOND ROUND Getting excited about my upcoming trip to Europe!!! That’s all I can think about right now. We...