Thanks to Addy for letting me know that physical gifts are worth about 70% of its monetary value to the recipients. (Read: Wedding Gifts: Cash is King.) I wonder how my card recipient will feel about their other non-cash presents after reading this card. Here’re the links to the studies if you are curious: https://www.amherst.edu/media/view/104699/original/christmas.pdf http://www.francisflynn.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Money-cant-buy-love.pdf
Wedding season is in full swing again and one of the most common questions I hear guests asking is “What should I get the bride and groom?” First lesson in finance: cash is king. In the hierarchy of wedding gifting, I noticed that many gifters rank cash at the bottom of the sincerity and thoughtfulness [...]
In accordance to Chinese traditions, a bride is supposed to receive a pair of 24k gold dragon and phoenix bangles, which symbolizes eternal love, as a gift from the parents, in-laws, and other close relatives on her wedding day. So in lieu of my wedding next year, my mom wanted to buy me a pair [...]
I love going out to buy lunch since it’s the perfect excuse to leave my seat. Wondering what to eat for lunch also takes my mind off the job I hate. Only problem was, lunch around my job is probably the most expensive in the country. I spend between $10-15 on lunch for food that can just hold me over for a few hours.