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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
- Banks in Canada: The Who and The Why
- Is It Time to Find a New Bank?
- Everything is relative to your situation or you
- Why I Like to Use Credit Cards
- Too cool to save
- Do You Really Need to Avoid ALL Unnecessary Spending to be “Smart” with Your Money?
- Catering to Millennials: How They Want to Shop
- How is anybody affording this?
- Learn About Investing from the Opposite Gender
- The Idiot’s Wife: The Story of our Shot
Posted on February 5, 2014 | No CommentsOne of the recent trends in money is bitcoin. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that is created out of computing power. It’s pretty much the definition of a fiat currency, since it isn’t backed by anything — not even the word of a government. Bitcoin is...
Posted on February 1, 2014 | No CommentsThere are times in life when you benefit from perfect timing. That was the case when we built our house about six years ago. We’ve been lucky enough to own a rather big house for a rather small price. Our goal was to raise our...
Posted on January 31, 2014 | No CommentsNot long ago, I discussed The Fears that I Want to Get Rid Of. One of them was lacking money. I mentioned how I believed we were missing organization for our couple finances. I am very proud of us today, as we managed to discuss...
Posted on January 29, 2014 | No CommentsOne of the essentials of building wealth over time is investing. There just isn’t another way that is as effective at creating a nice chunk of wealth over time. You can put your money in a savings account, but your returns are going to be...
Posted on January 24, 2014 | No CommentsAs a freelancer, I am the owner, president, secretary, creator, chief cook and bottle washer along with all the other positions you might think of! If something should happen to me, the whole business closes down! Alright, it’s a rather small business and since I...
Posted on January 22, 2014 | No CommentsRecently, I read the book The Economy of You by Kimberly Palmer. This is a book that’s all about starting a side gig, and providing practical advice to get it done. As I read the book, it occurred to me that just about everyone should...
Posted on January 17, 2014 | No CommentsLast week, I wrote about What Would I Say to My 18 Self. This week’s post could be seen as a follow-up. While writing the above piece, I also realised some of my daily reactions or impressions are influenced by fears I have. I could...
Posted on January 15, 2014 | 1 CommentOne of the best things you can do for your children is to teach the basics of financial literacy. Right now, financial literacy rates are fairly well, with many Americans unable to answer even basic questions about how money works. Additionally, there are concerns that...
Posted on January 13, 2014 | No CommentsA couple days ago, I looked at my son’s pants and realised he has grown a lot…again! I didn’t think we were due to buy new clothes yet. No choice but to face the truth though, my son needs them. At first, I was a...
Posted on January 11, 2014 | No CommentsThis is a guest post Some bargain-hunting shoppers may be more accustomed to the printed coupons that are stuffed into the Sunday newspaper or mailbox. The new trend is to find coupons online, paste the coupon code, and apply it to a purchase. These are...