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Green Festival Expo — photos of new food & home products

April 26, 2015

For three intoxicating hours at Green Festival Expo, I stuffed my face on organic food samples and marveled at hundreds of new products. This was heaven for impulse shoppers, which […]

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My money story on NPR: Chinese family vs. personal happiness

March 15, 2015

As a huge fan of National Public Radio, I’m THRILLED to be featured on Marketplace. The NPR show, which is about personal finance and business, wanted to know how my immigrant […]

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New study on Asian Americans & their $ issues: Making America Work

February 27, 2015

What are the economic realities of being Asian American? For the many answers to that question, a new report was released today. It’s filled with interesting details, including comparison numbers […]

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How to make more money in 2015

December 28, 2014

In 2015, I plan to be powerful in managing my finances. It’s time to retire the wishy-washy worried woman act. Let’s go into the new year with confidence! I’m feeling […]

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How to write a bio about yourself or someone else

August 16, 2014

When I talk to my students about how to write a bio, they groan. Everyone hates writing bios. But if you’re going somewhere in your life, at some point, you […]

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Books to help us write smart at work

July 24, 2014

Beware of career self-sabotage. It lurks in how we write office emails and memos. This has nothing to do with being a good writer. The problem is decoding office politics […]

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5 ways I’m losing weight as a healthy lifestyle

June 22, 2014

Over the past six months, I gained 10 pounds — the same 10 pounds I lose and gain every few years. Big sigh. I’m SO TIRED of this cycle — […]

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