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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
- 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
- Would you marry for money?
Posted on September 12, 2011 | 14 CommentsI used to collect unicorns as a kid. No, not REAL unicorns, but anything with a unicorn on it. I didn’t want a normal real-live animal to collect likenesses of. No no. I wanted a UNICORN. Especially if it was purple. I had a unicorn...
Posted on May 2, 2011 | 118 CommentsI was watching an episode of Sex and the City the other day called “A Woman’s Right to Shoes“, when Carrie goes to her friend Kira’s child’s birthday party, has to take off her gorgeous silver Manolo Blahniks and place them by the door by...
Posted on November 29, 2010 | 49 CommentsJust the other day I was reminded how far I’d come as a former shopaholic. I was (naturally) lusting after something I couldn’t have: a piece of clothing. Specifically, THIS piece of clothing from Anthropologie: The Facile Camp Shirt And it even comes in black!...
Posted on July 5, 2010 | 6 Comments“Time is money“…. right? But when you take it too far, you end up hearing conversations like: “I hate it when people are late even 5 minutes, because they’re wasting 5 minutes of my life, in which I could have been making X amount per...
Posted on March 31, 2010 | 24 CommentsDo you hear that a lot from enablers around you? (Er… my tweets on Twitter are not to be included in this discussion) Roland @ Queer Cents wrote a nice piece on being Pressured to Spend, and here’s an excerpt: For my vacation this year...
Posted on December 9, 2009 | 21 CommentsWell-Heeled wrote (a while back) on the fact that she wanted to be a Guiltless Mom. As I grow older, I really think that that no-nonsense manner is the best way to act when a mother (or father, or both, as it was in my...
Posted on November 20, 2009 | 21 CommentsNow that we’ve gone through all of the major holiday budget busters, let’s deal with the last problem: dealing with upcoming holiday stress. Eat Right The simplest advice is the best. Don’t neglect your breakfast, and don’t stuff your body with greasy, heavy foods, or...
Posted on November 18, 2009 | 16 CommentsRe-Gifting Slip Ups You decide this year, that you are set for gifts. You have a whole closet full of nice, but not-for-you gifts that other people are sure to love. So you package up that beautiful distinctly ruffled cream button-up too-preppy-for-you J.Crew top, and...
Posted on November 9, 2009 | 14 CommentsNow that the holiday season is approaching, it’s time to break out some posts about how to keep your spending this holiday on track. Every holiday is special in its own way, but the trend seems to be: GUILT. Even armed with the best intentions...
Posted on May 8, 2009 | No CommentsI’ve figured out a way to calculate the true cost of anything you buy. It’s simple: Take the item you want to buy and figure out what accessories you want/need to buy with it, and calculate it as a total cost. For example, with my...
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