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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 January 23, 2013 | No CommentsApparently, if you are willing (able?) to leave your job, it is the best position to be in to ask for more money. This paper studies the ex-ante effect of worker separations on wage negotiations using matched worker–firm data from The Netherlands. We find that...
Posted on July 16, 2012 | 4 CommentsI talked about men possibly preferring women who make less money than they do, and if your weight affects how much you earn. But how about smoking? onkel_wart From Barking up the wrong tree, I bring you the answer: NO. Smoking does not make you...
Posted on July 9, 2012 | 15 Comments“There is a correlation between a person’s wealth and decreased ability to savor pleasant experiences” 374 adults in varying ranges of jobs, were split into two groups. The first group was shown a stack of money and the second group, a blurred money of money....
Posted on February 1, 2012 | 12 CommentsThis post on Charlie’s Blog about blue collar jobs versus white collar jobs got me thinking (I love that!) about working classes and the stereotypes. Somewhere in a high rise office is an executive. He quaffs a Scotch and loosens his tie. He has risen...
Posted on January 30, 2012 | 16 CommentsIf you’re nice, are you getting screwed, financially? Perhaps. …men who measured below average on agreeableness earned about 18% more—or $9,772 more annually in their sample—than nicer guys. Ruder women, meanwhile, earned about 5% or $1,828 more than their agreeable counterparts. – Human Resource Studies...
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 March 28, 2011 | 32 CommentsAm finishing off the book The Millionaire Mind, and came across these facts on pages 265 and 266: For every 5 men who earn a 6-figure income, there is 1 woman Fewer than 10% of those earning 7-figures are women Women even in top paying...
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...
Are law schools just a big scam? Students are graduating but not able to find jobs, let alone 6-figure salariesPosted on February 21, 2011 | 32 CommentsAs a society we all assume that lawyers make a lot of money, no? But when I hear from readers who are lawyers, and read other law blogs on occasion, I’ve noticed a trend about how it isn’t what they expected. Not to single out...
Posted on January 18, 2011 | 20 Comments
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