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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 November 21, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhen I worked as an auditor in Orlando, Florida, I’d sometimes spend 12 to 14 hours a day in the office. During the winter, I whittled my electric bill down to $35 a month by leaving the heat off while I worked. As soon as...
Posted on November 19, 2012 | 6 CommentsFrugalette of Super Frugalette listed out 4 types of frugal folks: Non-Frugal Selectively Frugal Categorically Frugal Exclusively Frugal Non-Frugal = No budget but they instinctively don’t overspend, but they don’t try to be frugal. Example: They need something and will buy something mid-priced and reasonable,...
Posted on November 16, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhat will your next dollar earned be used for? Have you ever thought of putting your financial priorities in order? What’s the most important thing to you? Paying off your debts? Thinking about your retirement or simply buying a house? I don’t...
Posted on November 14, 2012 | 2 CommentsMason Cooley (whoever that guy is) once said, “Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.” And according to Benjamin Franklin, “Time is money.” If you agree with both men, then naturally, you believe regret for wasted money is more wasted money. I dedicate more...
Posted on November 12, 2012 | 2 CommentsWith the holiday season fast approaching, do you ever feel like you can never find the perfect gift? Do you feel like it must be a Personalized Creations gifts for it to be the best? Or you feel like if someone asks for money, that’s...
Posted on November 7, 2012 | 72 CommentsWith income comprising a huge chunk of the wealth building equation, I’m constantly on the hunt for ways us gals can boost our earnings. If your career pays just enough to cover your basic necessities, you love what you do, and couldn’t care less about...
Posted on November 5, 2012 | 9 CommentsWhat am I talking about? SPELLING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. I was raised with British spelling. Colour, not color. Cheques, not checks. Neighbour, not neighbor. …and so on. It’s not something I can change because I’d have to mentally stop myself from adding “u”s to...
Posted on October 31, 2012 | 4 CommentsWhen you look good, you feel good. Even in the midst of a nightmarish breakup, you can stare in the mirror, through red, weeping, swollen eyes and honestly say, “Well, at least I’m still sexy.” Who doesn’t want to be physically attractive to the opposite...
Posted on October 29, 2012 | 6 CommentsMmm pizza. Oops sorry! Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance. As much as I love to train and eat well, there’s nothing like pigging out. The way I see it is that if you eat well all week and train hard, you deserve to...
Posted on October 26, 2012 | 2 CommentsAren’t you tired of feeling like your boss’ slave? Don’t you want your colleagues to do more work instead of dropping THEIR pile of work on YOUR desk? Do you sometimes feel you do things nobody else wants to do? ...