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Archive for February, 2008

tell me about finances for couples

I’m a happy singleton, so I don’t know much about couple or relationship finances. I won’t let that stand in the way of an opinion though .
As far as I can tell, there are three main options (with variations) for the practicalities of joint finances:

totally combined finances, one pot where all the money goes
totally [...]

reminder: saving is different to investing

Being crammed like sardines in the Tube is not a lot of fun. On the plus side it’s the perfect environment for marketing to ABC1s (sociologist speak for professional and above, similar to American upper middle class and up?) as those people are very likely to be London Underground commuters for at least part of [...]

designer furniture: knock offs vs. the real thing

What do you think of knock off modern classic furniture?
I’m in love with modern design, especially modern furniture. My current most coveted purchase is a Louis Ghost Chair by Phillippe Starck for Kartell, which will go in my living room. Fortunately, the real thing costs about £135 ($270) which, for a modern design classic that [...]

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