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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
- You Can Be a Smart Shopaholic!
- Keep it professional at work
- All the Things You Buy When You Move
- Multipoint, Meeting Recording, and Content Sharing
- 10 Pieces of Career and Life Advice
- My Cooler of Food for the Road
- When to buy clothes when they are most likely to be discounted
- How to Choose Between Two Good Jobs
- Why giving a gift is not as economically efficient as giving cold, hard cash
- How to Handle Life’s Curveballs
Posted on November 9, 2011 | 22 CommentsThis blog post is blatantly inspired by Jacq of Single Mom Rich Mom who writes so eloquently: Without a goal, a blog is a huge time suck. And blogging is not a goal – or a means to a goal for 99.9% of people. I...
Posted on November 8, 2011 | No CommentsSingapore is really known for their public transportation, and while they had some good ideas overall, I think they might have made it a bit too complicated/confusing for NON-Singaporeans to understand at first glance. That said, it’s fairly organized, extremely clean and wonderful.
Posted on November 7, 2011 | 13 CommentsI know a lot of freelancers particularly in sales, have to look like they are well off. Well-to-do, and their cars show that they are good at their jobs — selling. That being said, I’ve never found it wise to be flashy with your money...
Posted on November 4, 2011 | 7 CommentsGoogle Reader Changes WHY OH WHY did Google change Google Reader to not allow me to share items any more? Now I have to use this Google+ thing? I hated Facebook and this Google+ thing sounds a lot like Facebook, just with a sexier twist....
Posted on November 2, 2011 | 9 CommentsA common question people are asking me is how I keep my grocery spending to a minimum, but when I look back and what I’ve spent in the past year, it doesn’t look extraordinarily frugal to me. In fact, it looks like in the month...
Posted on November 1, 2011 | 2 CommentsMore shots of Beijing Life and Shopping. It’s really a new experience to be in the middle of such pollution and to see SO MANY BIKES everywhere. (Actually I meant to write “smell a whiff of a cop”, not spot. Not going to change it...
Posted on October 31, 2011 | 7 CommentsArticle: The Glass Hammer — “Whose Responsibility is Fixing the Wage Gap?“ Good article in general, but I want to highlight a few points for discussion. Please, if you are going to disagree with me or especially with any of my readers commenting, I totally...
Posted on October 28, 2011 | 14 CommentsClick on the image to enlarge. Source: Visual Economics The fish is clearly not a saltwater fish (those are EXPENSIVE to maintain and buy), and they’re not counting medical emergencies like surgeries or bone replacements.
Posted on October 27, 2011 | 20 CommentsFirst come first serve! Another great closet clean out, although not as big as last time *laugh* These are all the items that I couldn’t bear to let go the last time, but alas.. their time has come because I NEED MORE SPACE.. as in,...
Posted on October 26, 2011 | 5 CommentsWhen you evaluate and go over every purchase you make, it doesn’t make a difference if it’s a $2000 item or a $2 item. Perceived value of the item to your lifestyle is a big factor. For me, if I need to spend $300 on...