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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 February 1, 2013 | No CommentsI had this list lying around for a while, collecting bits of quotes from a bunch of very fashionable folks from magazines and the like. Enjoy! Observe who looks good and figure out why you like their style Know your body shape Get out of...
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 June 11, 2012 | 5 CommentsIt may not seem like it sometimes, but I’m fairly relaxed about money. Yes I know, I am not in debt any longer and I’ve saved a fair amount in the past 2 years, but this kind of zen, stress-free attitude towards money stems from...
Posted on April 30, 2012 | 8 CommentsIf you are a nibbler, snacker or grazer like I am, you find that a lot of your grocery bill goes towards SNACKS — things you can grab in a pinch, eat quickly and feel satisfied without having to get sweaty and dirty a billion...
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 February 29, 2012 | 13 CommentsI did this tactic for a bit when I first started trying to cut back on my insanely out of control budget categories. I annoyed myself. Every time I put something I KNEW wasn’t a necessity in my grocery basket, I asked myself it it...
Posted on June 27, 2011 | 11 CommentsHere are my own personal 10-points to build lasting wealth not only for myself, but for my future kids. Spend less than what you earn (and save the rest) Save at least 10% of your gross income each year Have an emergency fund of some...
Posted on June 1, 2011 | 7 CommentsOn TV the other night, there was a story about a guy who was a workaholic beggar in Portugal. I know this sounds strange “workaholic beggar” but the guy worked a lot harder each day compared to his compatriots. The only difference is that he...
Posted on May 27, 2011 | 7 CommentsWhat does “Living within your means”, mean? It means you cannot afford your lifestyle without borrowing from someone or somewhere. 3 Indicators: If you are relying on credit (lines of credit, mortgage consolidation, credit cards, friends/family) to get by each month, you are living above...
Posted on August 23, 2010 | 19 CommentsWhenever I talk to my mom about my job (in the simplest terms possible), she inevitably sighs and says: I have no idea what you’re talking about, but I’m glad you’re happy. I could never do and understand what you do on a daily basis....