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    Superior Parenting: Why Chinese Mothers are Superior — Are they really?

    Tweet You are in for a long, intense article today. I hope you’re up for it. I’m sure you’ve all read that controversial article on WSJ by Amy Chua — Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior. Few of things first: If you haven’t read it, I’ll […]

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    March 2011 Budget Roundup = +$8945

    Tweet Biggest news for my roundup? I finally hit the $200,000 net worth. By the way, this is not an April Fool’s post. I hate all that, so there are no tricks or jokes hidden in this post. First, I forgot to mention this but […]

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    What do people spend in an average household budget?

    Tweet As you all know, I’ve been reading The Millionaire Mind. (I’m starting on Millionaire Women Next Door, next!) I was nearing the end, and then I came across this awesome chart breaking down average household expenditures, which I think is interesting enough to re-post here: […]

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    What we buy for a week in groceries

    Tweet I 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 […]

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    For every 5 men who earn a 6-figure income there is 1 woman

    Tweet Am 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 […]

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    What do you consider “Designer”?

    Tweet Designer 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 […]

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    Ordinary Pleasures: The Well-Kept Secret of little things that make you feel RICH

    Tweet Pleasure 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 […]

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    Desserts, Desserts, Desserts

    Tweet LA 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 […]

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    What should your Net Worth be? Net worth by age and by income.

    Tweet I’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” […]

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    Everyone has a pricetag.

    Tweet THE 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, […]

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