Morningstar stock reports are free today and tomorrow

October 31st, 2006

From another blog I read, Paul Kedrosky's Infectious Greed: The purpose of this email is to let you know that we are making our 1,800 stock research reports available for free to all users visiting our investment web site, Morningstar.com, for the next two days: Tuesday 10/31 & Wednesday 11/1. I thought your readers might be interested ...

How to open a retirement account with $50

October 31st, 2006

After I wrote The World's Easiest Guide to Understanding Retirement Accounts, I got a bunch of emails asking about the fees to open a retirement account. It's true, lots of places require you to fund your retirement account with $1,000 or $3,000 to get started (e.g., Vanguard does). But there are other options. Summer writes: I actually ...

Companies don’t care about money

October 26th, 2006

At least at our level. The basic point of this essay is how you can get free stuff from your company, but that's crass, so I have to say that it's about much more than that. It's about using your existing resources, like your job, to improve your skill set. It's about learning how to write a proposal that will ...

Save money by comparing auto insurance rates

October 23rd, 2006

Like I mentioned last week, I'm going to post ways to save money on recurring costs every Monday. Today: auto insurance. I discovered from personal experience how easy it is to save money on this. When I first bought insurance, I shopped around and ended up buying 21st Century, one of the worst companies on the planet. They lost my ...

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Time spent reading blogs vs. managing money

October 23rd, 2006

To post this image on your blog, MySpace, etc: <a href="http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com" title="How much time do you spend reading blogs vs. your personal finances?"><img src="http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/archives/blog.jpg" width="300" height="200" alt="How much time do you spend ...

Friday Entrepreneurs: Lily Chu, PCOW Inc

October 20th, 2006

Today I interview Lily Chu, one of the founders of PCOW. This is an interesting one: They've created a holding company ("a mother company") of smaller businesses. It goes against everything we've heard about focusing, but as you'll see below, it's working very, very well. One of their ventures, JetPens, sells 10,000 pens a month. As you can imagine, ...