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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, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
- Downsides to a Nomadic Lifestyle
- Taking a Tech Break
- Could Your Name Be Affecting Your Career?
- Etiquette among friends: Why I feel we are we’re losing basic manners
- How to Use Net Worth to Measure Your Financial Progress
- If you don’t ask for a discount, you won’t get it
- Is Your Home Really an Asset?
- Everyone is a genius..
- Do You NEED Price Anchors to Help You Make Money Decisions?
- What to bring to an interview
Posted on December 24, 2012 | 2 CommentsThere are always expenses that are deemed more intellectual and better than others, examples: Intellectual: Books Travel Higher Education (MBA) Not-Intellectual: Clothing Cars Electronics What’s funny is I buy/bought in every category, and while people are okay with me spending $$$$$ on traveling for a...
Posted on December 19, 2012 | 1 CommentAs much as I like to discover groundbreaking ways to save an extra twenty bucks here and there, during the final seconds of a purchase decision, I forget nine-tenths of the frugal knowledge I amassed over the years. Despite all of the new life hacking...
Posted on December 17, 2012 | 1 CommentThe age old question is: as a woman, would you marry for money? Most people feel that saying money is important in a relationship is tatamount to admitting you’re a golddigger, and you might as well get some f*ck-me pumps and start investing in plastic...
Posted on December 12, 2012 | 7 CommentsVoluntarily broke people keep an arsenal of clever excuses handy to justify dumb financial moves. Instead of practicing self-denial and amassing wealth, they rationalize themselves into a web of maxed out credit cards, overdrawn checking accounts, and underfunded retirement assets. Apparently, it’s easier to pacify...
Posted on December 10, 2012 | 1 CommentWHAT IS TWITTER? It is like an instant messaging system of sorts, except you don’t have to be online all the time, or even or specifically interacting with anyone you are following to join in on conversations. You just read a whole bunch of things...
Posted on December 5, 2012 | 4 CommentsWith the Bush tax cuts nearing expiration and President Obama threatening to veto any bill that extends lower tax rates for the wealthiest among us, folks on both ends of the political spectrum debate over what constitutes rich. President Obama believes individuals and married couples...
Posted on December 3, 2012 | 2 CommentsEvery morning I go through a routine of products, and I thought I’d revive an old discussion: How much is your face worth? All prices are in $CAD MORNING Cleanser: Korres White Tea Fluid Gel – $27 Primer: CoverFX – $39 CAD [OPTIONAL] Eyeshadow Primer:...
Posted on November 28, 2012 | 8 CommentsFor years, I’ve refused to participate in the Christmas madness. I gradually came to this decision. One evening, during my freshmen year of college, I overheard a young man proudly state, “I don’t celebrate Christmas. It’s a pagan holiday.” After learning the definition of pagan,...
Posted on November 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsThere’s an article via Psychology Today that highlights something I have thought for years – there is such a thing as being too nice sometimes. The events that follow an action will weaken or strengthen the likelihood it will occur again. In behavioral psychology, this...
Posted on November 23, 2012 | 2 CommentsFrom what I can tell (I’m 31), the 10 years in your 20s pass by like a rocket. This is also a very important space in your financial life. Most people ignore these 10 years and only start thinking about their financial future...