Email rant: “It’s not buying a home”

June 29th, 2005

From my old college roommate JRK: "As you continue to move on towards full-on personal finance guru status, may I make one request: Never, ever use the phrase "buying a home." (more…)

Ramit: low maintenance

June 28th, 2005

My birthday is on Thursday and I have a simple request: Lunch with Warren Buffett Current bid on Ebay: $250,100 I'm such a simple man!!!

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Letting your parents manage your money is dumb

June 27th, 2005

A few weeks ago, one of my friends IMd me to ask what she should do with her money. She typed like 15 lines of detailed financial questions, background information, and intricate questions, and then waited for my answer. I thought it would be fun to mess around with her so I waited a few seconds and then asked her ...

Random links for your Friday–and what’s coming up

June 24th, 2005

Dear lord raising a baby is expensive. Mad Anthony writes on the elasticity of gas prices, which made me think about my own budgeting. Money lessons from Dad. My favorite is #1. First-hand account of how women are discriminated against when buying a car. Ok, I have a few things coming up on here. First, I'm writing an article on ...

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Your credit card interest rate doesn’t matter

June 23rd, 2005

Ok, I've gotten some heat for this idea, but I don't care. I'm tired of hearing people bragging about their credit card's low interest rate. Here's why I don't care whether it's 5% or 80%. (more…)

WSJ: “Finding time for personal finances”

June 22nd, 2005

Terri Cullen, who previously covered IWillTeachYouToBeRich in the Wall Street Journal, writes a great new column on making time to manage your finances: (more…)

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