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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 February 20, 2012 | 27 CommentsTweet When I was growing up, our money situation was strange. My dad worked part-time and my mom didn’t work, but we were squarely middle-class. See, my father won the lottery when I was very young, before the age of 3, and then he semi-retired […]
Posted on February 17, 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet My uncle sent me a hilarious story that makes you laugh AND teaches you a good lesson. THE DEAD COW LECTURE First-year students at the OSU Vet School were attending their first anatomy class with a real dead cow. They all gathered around the […]
Posted on February 15, 2012 | 12 CommentsTweet When I checked my President’s Choice (PC) Points balance, I realized I have the equivalent of $50 CAD to spend on anything I want in a President’s Choice Store. This includes groceries, toiletries, clothing (yes, clothing from Joe Fresh), gift cards and anything else […]
Posted on February 13, 2012 | 1 CommentTweet Ever wonder what range of salary you should be asking for? You can always ballpark an idea of it, but isn’t it better if you can get an actual set of numbers to work with? Enter my process for figuring this out! BASIC STEPS […]
Posted on February 10, 2012 | 6 CommentsTweet This is a question I ask myself a lot when it comes to dealing with other people What’s their interest? What’s their motivation? A good example is a financial advisor selling you mutual funds. Off the top of my head, I ask: Are they […]
Posted on February 6, 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet You know how when you open your closet you think: I have nothing to wear!? Well I get that way sometimes. Yes this can be hard to believe coming from a girl who owns 20+ dresses but it’s true. So what do I do? […]
Posted on February 3, 2012 | 20 CommentsTweet Warning: This is a personal post, and a mini rant on dating in general. This has nothing to do with finance. Why is dating so tricky? Is it because they really are tricky, or are we just over analyzing and making it trickier than […]
Posted on February 1, 2012 | 12 CommentsTweet This post on Charlie’s Blog about blue collar jobs versus white collar jobs got me thinking (I love that!) about working classes and the stereotypes. Somewhere in a high rise office is an executive. He quaffs a Scotch and loosens his tie. He has […]
Posted on January 30, 2012 | 16 CommentsTweet If you’re nice, are you getting screwed, financially? Perhaps. …men who measured below average on agreeableness earned about 18% more—or $9,772 more annually in their sample—than nicer guys. Ruder women, meanwhile, earned about 5% or $1,828 more than their agreeable counterparts. – Human Resource […]