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Espresso Factor

The continuation of Latte Factor ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- How to increase your savings at every birthday or increment “I thought I could save money by cancelling my gym membership, but I’ve now grown so fat that I’m spending much more on new clothes!” TWO weeks ago we discovered the “Latte Factor”. How would you like to turbo charge your way to wealth accumulation? LEE MUN WAI introduces the “Espresso Factor” this week! THE Expresso Factor is simply the Latte Factor on steroids! Every birthday or every time you get a pay increment, increase the savings you put aside into your special Latte Account by 5%. So instead of saving RM300 monthly, you will now be saving RM315 monthly after a year. Repeat this every year diligently. How does the Espresso Factor improve your wealth? Following on from the previous example with a 6% annual return, if we compare the Latte Factor to the Espresso Factor

Latte Factor

I just discover this article , how come I never discover this column in TheStar before...hmmmm... so just read it and practice it.... probably I should order only plain water when dining out... my fancy drinks could be my 'Latte Factor' ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monday April 15, 2013 We need to look at the small things we spend our money on ‘unconsciously’ every day Financial Snacks by Lee Mun Wai What has a cup of coffee made with espresso and steamed milk got to do with your finances? Actually, nothing! However, LEE MUN WAI wants to introduce you the “Latte Factor” which has everything to do with your finances. THE “Latte Factor” is based on an extremely simple concept − we need to look at the small things we spend our money on unconsciously' every day and redirect that spending to enrich ourselves. Putting aside that odd ringgit or two a day for your future instead

rasa nak cuti.....

rasa nak cuti..... ...... .... ..... cuti dari tengok facebook ;) contoh2 berita2 fb sampai abis pilihanraya je.... sbb tak tahan tengok banyak sangat berita-berita dari "wartawan sambilan", 'journalist-to-be' buletin utama tv3 pun dah lama tak mampu nak tengok (utk setengah jam yang pertama, setengah jam yg berikutnya mmg betul2 berita) ni kan pula 'berita-berita' dari facebook i do not mind the manifesto or whatever campaign but i could not tolerate yg memburuk2kan orang lain rasa macam kalau terbaca kat facebook tu macam tertak sengaja dapat dosa kering gak dah lah benda2 seharian yg lain mmg adalah dosa2nya taknak lah tambah dgn yang tertak sengaja ni gak kan makanya saya akan bercuti dari facebook so do not miss me eh facebook ;)

wordless wednesday #06

Image's me!!!! Zahira playing with her reflection while her elder sister was trying very hard to peep through the reflection. It is some office in Shah Alam. Luckily there was no one in that office, or else the kids just provided free entertainment ;)

wordless wednesday #05

Princesses of my heart This was how we, the girls, spend our time while waiting for hubby and Aiman went for gadget hunting. We spend time with big cuddly Jelly Bunny :) but with the as-usual-active Zahira in tow, nothing can be purchased. But still it was great just window shopping with Erina.

Mesti Mau - Pesawat

Yang ku mahu hanyalah kamu Bersama mu selalu Walau jauh kau mejelajah alam semesta Ku tahu jawapannya Walau apa jua rintangan yang melanda Kita sudah siap sedia Luahkanlah isi hati mu Agar kita bersama Kuatkanlah pendirian Bila kita hadapi dunia Korus Yang ku mahu hanyalah kamu Bersama mu selalu Jauh jelajah kau kelana Kita kan tetap bersama Bila lidah hakimi ketika berbicara Engkau tak perlu gusar Ku kenali warna hati mu yang sebenar Tak usah pura pura Cekalkanlah isi hati mu Hadapi dugaannya Kuatkanlah pendirian Agar dunia milik kita bersama Ulang korus 3x Bersama mesti mau ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- hehe baru mengenali lagu ni.... disaat2 kerinduan nih memang terasa aaa hehehe....

technology and kids

Hmmm I came across this article and it is within the same week with this ... coincident? or just the surge of everyone noticing the same thing at the same time? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- MARCH 31, 2013, 11:11 AM   144 Comments The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind By  NICK BILTON Feng Li/Getty Images Spending time with devices instead of interacting with people may hinder communication skills, researchers say. FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE+ SAVE E-MAIL SHARE PRINT I recently watched my sister perform an act of magic. We were sitting in a restaurant, trying to have a conversation, but her children, 4-year-old Willow and 7-year-old Luca, would not stop fighting. The arguments — over a fork, or who had more water in a glass — were unrelenting. Like a magician quieting a group of children by pulling a rabbit out of a hat, my sister reached into her purse and produced two shiny  Apple  iPads, handin

wordless wednesday #04

When he is in his mood of posing.... I just love this picture... taken last December during Erina's orientation day

Just how bad is technology for your kids?

I read about this and it have me wondering how to balance it as the summary says " Like all things, gadgets and technology can be used to supplement a child's education or distract him. It is up to the child how he uses it, and the onus is on the parents to enforce discipline in its usage." Even my 19-month toddler is already fell in love with iPad Just how bad is technology for your kids? 1 April 2013 Today's parents find it easier to educate their children using tablet PCs and smartphones. - Reuters photo By GAYATHRI NAIR There was a time when parents feared their kids watched too much television. Today, the idiot box is joined by gadgets  – from  computers to tablet PCs, mobile phones, flip down car monitors and interactive application toys. In an average household in the city, most kids would be exposed to at least two to three gadgets. The technology revolution has sparked a new debate about how much exposure kids should be allowed and ho