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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 August 27, 2012 | 11 CommentsThe “Money Gap” refers to the gap between the earning income between two partners. Generally (stereotypical but true), it is the man that earns more than the woman, sometimes it’s just a little bit more (no more than $5000 – $10,000) but other times it...
Posted on March 12, 2012 | 12 CommentsWhen I first started out in personal finance, I didn’t understand why everyone kept emphasizing to cut back on daily expenses as the #1 rule to building wealth. I mean, isn’t having a large salary and making pots of money being wealthy? Look at all...
Posted on August 19, 2011 | 18 CommentsHelicopter parents are a big thing these days. What are Helicoper Parents, you ask? They are parents who hover over their children in all aspects of their life, always jumping in to fight their battles instead of letting them learn on their own. I understand...
Posted on April 26, 2011 | 4 CommentsI always find and use American ones, but it’s nice to find a Canadian one for a change. Read: Net worth by age or income: What should it be? This one is from Royal Bank Canada and it still doesn’t account for gender and/or age,...
Posted on April 18, 2011 | 42 CommentsPenelope Trunk (whom I read on occasion) wrote an interesting post about why salaries plateau at the age of 40. Reading both the article and the comments are highly recommended. Her points: Go where the men are, like in male-dominated industries. Rewrite your resume (too...
Posted on April 11, 2011 | 28 CommentsReader Zan wrote an extremely thought-provoking question for me in my post: Do men prefer women who make less money than they do? a while ago: If you are your BF started significantly more money–like double what the other one makes (and not as part...
Posted on March 14, 2011 | 40 CommentsEarning 6-figures can be a daunting pipe dream for many, especially those who feel like they don’t have enough education to earn that kind of green. But what about ordinary jobs that earn $100,000 that don’t need college degrees? KEEP IN MIND THE FOLLOWING: I...
Posted on February 7, 2011 | 25 CommentsI once wrote an article called: A Lottery Ticket is not a Retirement Plan, but I may just have to eat my words! Or at the very least, modify them to say: A Lottery Ticket is not a Retirement Plan, but a Scratch Lottery Ticket...
Posted on October 18, 2010 | 25 CommentsThis is a a slight fear of mine: that one day, I will wake up to a market that doesn’t want my skills any longer. That being said, I would hope I am smart enough to watch for the warning signs and have an exit...
Posted on April 21, 2010 | 21 CommentsThis is a great interactive quiz sent to me by G via email (thanks!) Here’s how I ended up ranking: Click on the image to make it larger. On average, I guess I am Upper Middle class. OCCUPATION I chose something in Business but an...
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