I guess I spent that much

August 14th, 2006

How many of us end up each month saying, "I guess I spent that?" I've done it many, many times. Budgeting is really hard, and although every one nags us to set one up, few of us do. I think less than 5% of my peers have an up-to-date budget. That's ok. Well, actually, it sucks and you're probably losing ...

Friday Entrepreneurs: Brandon McNamara, Biz BookTalk

August 11th, 2006

Brandon McNamara emailed me earlier this week about a business-book review site he started, http://www.bizbooktalk.com. I'd actually stumbled across the site before, and I think it's a great example of a very specific niche site that anyone can start. When you read below, notice a few things: How many failures he went through in order to get ...

New series: Friday Entrepreneurs

August 11th, 2006

After reading the IWillTeachYouToBeRich survey results, one of the new things I'm doing is starting a series called Friday Entrepreneurs. I'm going to feature entrepreneurs who are doing cool things, including their stories and successes and failures. Young, old, I don't care. If you have an interesting entrepreneurial project--it can be a web-based app, a cookie-making machine, or anything--let me ...

An analysis of 1000+ IWillTeachYouToBeRich survey responses– and some new decisions

August 09th, 2006

I have the data from my survey below! Reading these made me want to laugh, cry, and vomit. Also, if my mom didn't read this site, I would tell you a couple other things it made me want to do. Anyway, this was the first time I've tried to understand more about you--and man, was I surprised. The analysis is ...

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What’s easier now than later? George Northup responds

August 09th, 2006

Reminder: Last week, I wrote a post called It Never Gets Easier Than Now. This week I'm featuring responses from people I admire on what's easier to do when we're younger. This is the final entry in the series. George Northup, CEO of Auctiondrop, writes: In my twenties i had no wife and children, no mortgage, and time seemed unlimited. ...

How I got my credit scores and credit report for free

August 08th, 2006

The responses from my survey are coming in (I'll show you the data tomorrow). If you haven't taken the survey yet, please take 60 seconds and take my survey. * * * Last week, I called up my credit-card company to ask about some charge I didn't understand. Because I'm Indian, whenever I talk to a company, I always ask if they have ...