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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
- 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
- Calculate how long it’ll take to save double (Rule of 72)
- Tips for Reducing Health Costs
Posted on March 29, 2014 | No CommentsI recently gave birth to my second child, a charming little boy. Now, almost five weeks later, I realize it is yet again the end of the world as I used to know it. I first heard this sentence (or similar one) in the movie...
Posted on March 26, 2014 | No CommentsWe’re often told that we should put others first, and be less selfish. While I believe that we should help others when we can, I have learned that sometimes it’s important to put yourself first. You can’t truly care for others if you run yourself...
Posted on March 19, 2014 | 1 CommentNormally, when I travel, I don’t get too into saving a bunch of money. While I like to take tax deductible trips when I can, and I try not to get completely fleeced, I don’t usually take active steps to be especially frugal when I...
Posted on March 12, 2014 | No CommentsOne of the more interesting things I’ve seen recently is an infographic at Finances Online showing how women are driving the business of social media. Women are more likely to be on social media, and they are also more likely to interact with brands on social...
Posted on March 5, 2014 | No CommentsLately, I’ve been trying to recognize and celebrate my progress — even if it isn’t happening quite as fast as I would like it to happen. As humans, we are often impatient. We want to see results immediately, and it is discouraging when we feel...
Posted on February 26, 2014 | No CommentsClothing can cost a lot. However, your wardrobe doesn’t have to destroy your budget. In fact, you can save money on your wardrobe if you plan a little bit. You can look fabulous without breaking the bank. Here are 4 ways to save money on...
Posted on February 19, 2014 | 1 CommentI’m very fortunate. I have a career that I enjoy. I work from home as a freelance writer. I have a lot of freedom, and, since I enjoy writing, I really do get to live the “do what you love” mantra that seems so pervasive...
Posted on February 12, 2014 | No CommentsMany of us like to think that we can handle almost anything on our own. This can be especially true when it comes to money. It seems like a waste to pay someone else to tell us what to do with our money. After all,...
Posted on February 8, 2014 | No CommentsMany of us have made resolutions which we desire to fulfil in the coming year. Most of these resolutions aren’t grand schemes or ways to make our fortune, the most practical New Year’s resolutions involve ways of de-cluttering our lives and essentially giving us...
Posted on February 7, 2014 | No CommentsStarting in February, Real Estate activities are again beginning to flourish. People think about moving in the spring or early summer in order to enjoy their new house. This is why we see so many FOR SALE signs popping up faster than flowers...