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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 February 22, 2013 | 3 CommentsWhen I was in Portugal, I drank direct-from-the-mountain water. It was so sweet, clear and delicious, it was as they say, just as good as wine. I ate fresh, readily available fruits and vegetables from private gardens, grown without preservatives or chemicals. After a week...
Posted on February 15, 2013 | 1 CommentThis very unoriginal thought just occurred to me today: people use brand names as the name of the product. Credit Here is the list of words I’d use on a regular basis: Kleenex = Facial Tissue Papers Band-Aid = Adhesive Bandages Chapstick = Lip Balm...
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 December 31, 2012 | 2 CommentsIt goes without saying that we are all, biologically attracted to beauty. Cuter babies get more attention, more attractive kids in high school or college are put on a pedestal of sorts. Even babies during studies were shown to stare at more beautiful people longer...
Posted on October 15, 2012 | 3 CommentsFalse obligations are things that you think you NEED to do It’s things like having to make sure that your bathroom is cleaned every Sunday, or else the home inspector will come along and give you a failing grade. Or that you NEED to reply...
Posted on September 24, 2012 | 1 CommentRemember the good ol’ days in college where you’d stay up to pull an all-nighter, drink 15 cups of coffee* and type in a frenzied haze of caffeine? Then after you stalk a Kinko’s (printing shop) that opens at 7 a.m. to print your ‘masterpiece’,...
Posted on August 6, 2012 | 2 CommentsI’ve mused a couple of times half jokingly that if I could just do without money I’d be happy (these musings were mostly when I was in debt). Now my views have changed because I’m out of debt, and I’m really understanding on a deeper...
Posted on June 25, 2012 | 2 CommentsBe patient. Thousands of dollars doesn’t accumulate overnight, it takes persistence. Focus on how your money works for you. …not for anyone else. Don’t worry about fancy money terms or that you don’t understand something. Just start with: I earn this amount of money after...
Posted on April 2, 2012 | 14 CommentsHad a curious email come in asking about my vacation spending and if it was worth it. Don’t forget that I am also not factoring in all of my LOST income, which if you assume I would work about 6-9 months in a year, it...