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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
- 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 October 24, 2012 | 5 CommentsI hear meat is a side dish in many third world countries. Unlike in the United States and Canada, meat isn’t the centerpiece of practically every meal. Although I admire some of the customs and values ingrained in other societies, I’m not prepared to pay...
Posted on October 22, 2012 | 1 CommentI used to believe that if I earned a lot of money, at least $75,000 – $100,00 I’d be set for life financially. It wasn’t until I was in $60,000 debt from my fancy degree, earning $65,000 a year (a very good salary in my...
Posted on October 19, 2012 | 3 CommentsSome people work to live and some people live to work, which one are you? I recently found an interesting study done by the OECD showing how many hours employees work per year and how many hours they spend for personal care and...
Posted on October 17, 2012 | 5 CommentsHaving the power to write your own rules is pretty awesome, but I gotta admit, adulthood sucks sometimes. You have to engage in all sorts of mundane activities such as working, cleaning, and filing tax returns. Yuck! As a kid, I longed for the freedom grownups...
Posted on October 15, 2012 | 3 CommentsFalse obligations are things that you think you NEED to do It’s things like having to make sure that your bathroom is cleaned every Sunday, or else the home inspector will come along and give you a failing grade. Or that you NEED to reply...
Posted on October 12, 2012 | 4 CommentsNow that I’m a mother; Will I feel Sexy Again? A word from Mike: “The author of this post is my sister-in-law, a girl I have lots of fun with, a caring godmother for my children as well as a devoted wife and mother...
Posted on October 10, 2012 | 9 CommentsVictoria Hunt, ‘Extreme Cheapskates’ Star, Urinates In Bottle And Eats From Dumpster To Save Money ~ The Huffington Post “Eeew! This chick is insane!” That was my initial reaction to learning Victoria Hunt, a 51-year old, Columbus, Ohio resident, uses an empty jar as a...
Posted on October 8, 2012 | 5 CommentsApparently if you’re nice at work, you are most likely earning less than someone is considered a bitch or a jerk. (I read this in the Metro News in August 2011 and drafted a post, but never got around to posting it until now )...
Posted on October 3, 2012 | 12 CommentsMy spending has ballooned out of control. Normally, I’d seek out ways to enjoy my lifestyle for less money. But this time, that tactic won’t do. Real sacrifice is an unavoidable necessity. To remain a member of the self employed masses, I need to inspect my current...
Posted on October 1, 2012 | 3 CommentsI am a firm believer of working at a job that makes you happy most of the time (no job is perfect, after all). EVERYONE should have a chance to follow their passions and be happy at something that sucks up at least 35 hours...