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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 October 24, 2013 | 2 CommentsI’m not the world’s best networker. I’m an introvert, so it takes a lot out of me to get out there and try to connect with others. But I make the effort when I attend conferences like the Financial Blogger Conference. I’ve gone every year,...
Posted on October 21, 2013 | 1 CommentYour home is one of the biggest financial commitments you can make. In fact, since a home costs so much, you will likely need a loan in order to buy it. Since you need a home loan to make your purchase, it’s important to understand...
Posted on October 21, 2013 | 1 CommentJust read a rather interesting link: Does moving a lot as a child create adult baggage? “My original interest was in cultural differences and well-being,” said Shigehiro Oishi, the lead author, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia. He was born in Fukuoka, Japan, where...
Posted on October 18, 2013 | No CommentsSome of you might own or write for a blog just like I do. If so, you might be aware of the FinCon conference taking place this weekend at St. Louis. As you read these lines, I’m already there with many other financial bloggers! To...
Posted on October 17, 2013 | No CommentsNo matter your career field, chances are that you will have the opportunity to head to a business conference. A business conference can be a great way to improve your career prospects (if you are working for “the man”), or boost your own business if...
Posted on October 14, 2013 | No CommentsCompounding interest is actually pretty simple. You just need to learn a bit of algebra and keep your brackets straight. Simple compounding interest (monthly) just lets you do ONE single amount for the entire length of time. Example: $5000 in 40 years at 5%...
Posted on October 11, 2013 | No CommentsOne of the misconceptions that many have about investing is that it is hard to do. Perhaps 25 or 30 years ago investing was a little more complicated (and expensive), but today it’s not that way at all. The cost of investing has dropped dramatically...
Posted on October 11, 2013 | No CommentsMy husband and I met about 6 years ago. We spent the first year together building our future house. We built it ourselves and subcontracted what we couldn’t do. The choices we made were ours. Still, we were young and we surely did make some...
Posted on October 10, 2013 | No CommentsMaking the decision to invest can be scary for a first-timer. With so many options and possible wrong turns, a lot of people don’t even want to try. A great place to start is with an annuity. There are a lot of advantages to investing...
Posted on October 9, 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the most common difficulties associated with holiday shopping is the meltdown. At some point during the holiday season, you reach a point at which you can take no more of the insanity. The lines. The crowds. The endless displays fighting for your attention....