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Lamborghini understands that people
who like to go fast don’t just go fast on
the road, which is why the Lamborghini
Notebook Series by ASUS provides
users with speed and performance in
a computer. The 15-inch screen model
is lighter than most notebooks and has
a longer battery life, with style that’s
paralleled only by Lamborghini itself.
Starting at $2,999 at Asus.com.
For many couples, financial stress tops the
list of relationship problem-causers. It’s
only when a pair decides to work together
that the problems can be worked through
appropriately. Here is some advise to help
you cope while others continuing suffering
through their joint banking woes:
To make your phone calls extra special, the
new Diamond Nokia E 65 Rose Gold Cellphone
is made of 18kt rose gold encrusted with
350 perfectly handset diamonds. Created
by Australian designer-jeweler Peter
Aloisson, this cell blurs the lines between
gadget, art and jewelry, a style that has
come to define his work since he released
his first diamond-encrusted cellphone in
1998. This is one phone you’ll be proud
to leave on during a business meeting.
Available for $47,110 at Aloisson.com.
It’s all in the details, from
your shirt to the cufflinks on
your sleeve. These crocodile
cufflinks by Tateossian might
be a bit on the wild side, but
they’re small enough to give
you just the right amount
of style at your next power
lunch. If the occasion calls
for something a little more
conservative, peruse their
other styles at Vivre.com.
Balance: If you remember the TV series
The Odd Couple, somewhere between messy
Oscar and neat-obsessed Felix is the happy
medium, and so too with spending. Plan
to live well by accomplishing your most
important goals while preserving your
Relax: Focus on the long-term and don’t
let short-term markets make you crazy.
With couples in their 60s having a 25
percent chance of one spouse living past
95, focusing on 30-plus years of retirement
is not only realistic, it’s essential. Your
financial life is a marathon, not a sprint.
What’s Important Now: Make a list of all
those things you both wanted to do during
your short stay on Earth. Whether it be
pursuing a pastime by yourself or taking
the trip of a lifetime together, jot them all
down. If you’re on target, congratulate
yourself. If not, go ahead and catch up.
You deserve it.
› Charles Sachs is a VP with Evensky & Katz,
a wealth management firm that caters to the
needs of affluent clients, their families, and
businesses as part of a long-term consultative
approach. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst
and holds a Masters in Business from FIU.
5.9mm “If I’m going to do something, I
do it spectacularly or not at all.”
— Prince Alwaleed
Bin Talal Alsaud
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946 The thickness of the
world’s thinnest cellphone,
Samsung’s Ultra Edition 5.9.
Term used for a co-worker
who spends most of the
workday blog surfing.
The total billionaires
currently alive throughout
the world, according to
Forbes’ latest estimate.