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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
- Emergency Fund Talk: When it becomes a BIG DEAL
- Should You Go Into Debt for THAT Career?
- What Should you Study in School / Should you Go back for More Education?
- 4 Tips for Staying On Top Of Your Job Search
- How to Lend Money to Friends and Family
- Save Now Before It’s Too Late!
- 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
Posted on June 17, 2013 | No CommentsThere’s a guy I know who has a good paying job ($120,000 a year), lives with his second wife plus he still has alimony and child support and is starting to feel the financial pinch. Where do I begin? His mom is sick and he...
Posted on June 10, 2013 | 2 CommentsThe simplest answer is calculate your return on investment. Education is an investment in yourself It’s “good” debt right? So treat it as such. Note: I don’t believe any debt is good debt any longer, including buying a home, car or even higher education. Student...
Posted on April 29, 2013 | 4 CommentsBig thanks to FruGal for letting me guest post: How minimalism improved my finances. Thanks for the opportunity and congratulations on the redesign! —————————————————————- Went to buy some knives the other day. I want to point out that we aren’t delusional chef-like people here, we...
Posted on April 10, 2013 | No CommentsI was thinking the other day about attitudes of people towards budgeting. There are those who hate it (the old me before I realized how COOL it is), and there are those who love it (the current and forever me). I had a recent conversation...
Posted on March 11, 2013 | No CommentsThese are 15 lessons that popped into my head on a whim the other day: Earn like a princess but live like a pauper (love this quote from a reader!!!) Money isn’t everything — just because you have it, it doesn’t make you a better...
Posted on March 6, 2013 | No CommentsA great post by Well-Heeled (one of my favourite blogs) about what your lifestyle projection is. One of the great things about America, I think, is that the way you look might be very different from your actual economic status. Which is to say that...
Posted on March 1, 2013 | 1 CommentMy uncle sent me an email that contained a PDF about the benefits of retiring early. Before I reveal to you its secrets (*laugh*) I want to point out the obvious: Not everyone can retire early. Not everyone wants to retire early. Retirement means different...
Posted on February 8, 2013 | No CommentsEver hear the one about that couple who got into consumer debt, consolidated it onto their mortgage, and then racked up their credit cards again? Me too. Here’s what I say: If the lesson was expensive, don’t pay for it again.
Posted on February 4, 2013 | 2 CommentsIf you are making money, you need to have a point of why you’re making that money: To pay the rent so you can live in a city To eat good food (not Food Bank donations) To save for your future so you can stop...