Tag Archive: Money

October 10th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Several years ago, a group of friends raved about IKEA.  At that time, I never shopped there.  They said it’s THE place to shop for college dorm and also for great stylish furniture at incredible deals.  Moreover, they said it’s a Swedish store and so, I thought since it’s perhaps not a ‘Made-in-China’ store, I […]

October 7th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

My friends will attest how much I love shopping for sales because I always tell them stories about sales I have gotten.  A couple of months ago, I posted a photo of me wearing a ‘special’ dress on Facebook that I wore to my graduation along with a note stating: “There’s a story behind this […]

October 3rd, 2010 by | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

NPR posted an interesting article about how people who are living on the brink of poverty level shop at the end of each month, as soon as they receive their check for food.  What’s incredibly fascinating about the story is how analysts interpret why and how people shop during certain times such as at mid-night […]

September 30th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

While there are billionaires and millionaires who enjoy being materialistic by owning yachts, a few mansions, Rolls-Royce, and diamonds, there are those who are consumption-conscious.  An article featured a few consumption-conscious billionaires such as Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Carlos Slim Helu, the CEO of Telmex, Telcel and America Movil.  While it may […]

September 19th, 2010 by | Tags: , , | No Comments »

When I play board games, I always thought of them as toys that bring families and/or friends together to cherish joyful memories.  While I play games such as Monopoly and Life, I feel as if I’m immersed in an imaginary world where I grew from a kid to a grandparent within an hour or I […]