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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
- 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 April 8, 2013 | 3 CommentsThe difference between having the money to travel or not, could very well be the cost of what you consider basics, but others consider to be luxuries. Someone who may not seem to make a lot of money but travels a lot may not necessarily...
Posted on May 30, 2012 | 9 CommentsRenting is cool. At least, I think it is. Of course, it’s a fine balance between what I can afford to rent, and what I cannot (*cough* rental cars *cough*), but if I had billions of dollars, I won’t have to worry about owning anything....
Posted on March 26, 2012 | 7 CommentsYou can only cut back on so much and You can only make so much money! I know everyone talks about both independently as if one is better than the other, and it’s true. If you save a lot of your money, you’re in good...
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 July 11, 2011 | 31 CommentsNote: Leah in the comments says she felt uncomfortable reading this (and 2 people agreed, because they “Liked” her comment). I can see what she means to some extent, but I should note that if you don’t want to read personal articles about me, my...
Posted on December 15, 2010 | 43 CommentsBefore we start, you should really download and listen to this MP3 from This American Life “Scenes from an American Mall”. It isn’t the best they’ve done, but it’s interesting nonetheless. It’s only available to download for free on the site from Sunday December 12th...
Posted on July 21, 2010 | 3 CommentsAsian Pear went through her income and compared it to her budget at her various stages of life (read it here). She found that she spent less when she earned less, but when she started earning more, she spent more. It’s basically what all PF’ers...
Posted on June 2, 2009 | No CommentsThere are so many benefits to having less things other than saving money. Easier to keep clean Less furniture means there is less to clean, and it’s easier to vacuum around because there’s… nothing. I don’t have to vacuum around little knickknacks or furniture. And...
Posted on May 13, 2009 | 2 CommentsI admire designers from all industries (architecture, fashion, electronic) because they can come up with visions of what they want that will make you ooh and ahh in the end, even if in the beginning, everyone thought they were smokin’ something on the side. Creativity...
Posted on November 13, 2008 | 14 CommentsThis is a totally valid question from a reader in response to my post about going back to work but with a lighter heart. FB, if you are making so much money, why are you so frugal? Those weren’t her exact words, but … it’s...
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