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FB in a Nutshellother blog: the everyday minimalist
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
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- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
Posted on March 17, 2010 | 22 CommentsI really don’t believe it’s all biological or that men are pigs. That’s a lot of hogwash! (Get it? Get it?… Never mind.) It’s just a question of circumstance, opportunity and attitude. Plenty of women cheat. Just as much as men, I’d wager. So here...
Posted on March 16, 2010 | 33 CommentsVery interesting, but definitely not surprising. Note: This is U.S. data. Sorry for not clarifying sooner! “Overall, federal workers earned an average salary of $67,691 in 2008 for occupations that exist both in government and the private sector, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data....
Posted on March 15, 2010 | 20 CommentsPeople always ask: “I’m starting to save, and it’s beginning to hurt. How do I save without feeling like I’m saving?” At first glance, you might think: What kind of fool question is that? But I am not guilty to admit that I thought the...
Posted on March 13, 2010 | 91 CommentsCONTEST CLOSED From the wonderful discount gift card website Gift Card Granny who partners with eBay.com, Plastic Jungle and GiftCards.com, I am giving away: TWO Best Buy Gift Cards for $25 each and TWO Kohl’s Gift Cards for $25 each Rules You can only enter...
Posted on March 13, 2010 | No CommentsThis has been going around I’m sure, but he’s pretty amazing! You really don’t need much to make beautiful music.
Posted on March 12, 2010 | 20 CommentsThriftyGal of the blog Chasing Prosperity made a good point on my retirement post about $20,000 being sort of conservative for someone who makes $100k/year. (Read: “Just stick a fork in me when I’m 50-ish!“) And she’s totally 100% right. However, as a freelancer, income...
Posted on March 10, 2010 | 5 CommentsI thought it’d be a fun exercise to do a comparison between working for a company and working for yourself. Salary: The general rule of thumb is that you work for yourself if you can make more money — at least increasing your salary by...
Posted on March 8, 2010 | 9 CommentsI thought it’d be a fun exercise to do a comparison between working for a company and working for yourself. Salary: It’s steady income, and you can expect a paycheque deposited into your account bi-weekly like clockwork. Time: Sure, you may work some overtime here...
Posted on March 5, 2010 | 29 CommentsLong story short, taking the Megabus is my new preferred way to get to Toronto if I have to. You can get a one-way ticket from $18 to $55 a trip, and on average a ticket costs $38 for a half-filled bus. If you go...
Posted on March 4, 2010 | 7 CommentsI am on the lookout for natural products with as little ingredients as possible, to replace my current regimen. So, on the hunt for a day-time moisturizer that will not: smell like sunscreen (BF feels ill when he smells it, because it makes him nauseous)...