I love these hilarious comments from angry financial advisers

July 30th, 2007

The best part about Suze Orman's new Yahoo Finance column, "What to look for in a financial adviser," is the comments from angry financial advisors. "Advisor's [sic] need to make a living," they whine. "Of course a broker is going to make a commission....they have to eat too," says another commission-based apologist. And, in one particularly eloquent quote, a ...

If you’re in debt, here’s an opportunity to be featured in Businessweek

July 23rd, 2007

Jessica Silver-Greenberg, a Businessweek reporter, got in touch with me today. If you're struggling with credit card debt, she wants to talk to you for an an upcoming Businessweek article. My name is Jessica Silver-Greenberg and I am a Businessweek reporter working on a story about credit card debt amongst college students. We are looking at the prevalence of credit ...

Heroines of Personal Finance and Entrepreneurship #4: Julie Jansen

July 23rd, 2007

Interview contributed by Cody McKibben -- Julie Jansen is a motivational speaker, career coach, meeting facilitator, and trainer. She's consulted for corporations like TIME, Merrill Lynch, and General ElectricJulie is also the author of I Don't Know What I Want, But I Know It's Not This: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Gratifying Work and You Want Me to Work With ...

Excellent comment about debt

July 19th, 2007

A Million Paths leaves this excellent comment on my recent post, When your debt feels like your arm. I was going to say something about how I agree and how debt is bad and blah, blah, but something really bugs me about everyone’s comments. Debt is the new fat. It’s just one more thing to be ashamed about ...

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I asked a loaded question and got back exactly the answers I expected

July 17th, 2007

Probably the most interesting part about this post, in which I asked you what you wanted to read on iwillteachyoutoberich, was the answers I received. Out of 154 comments, about 80% of the responses fell into the categories I pre-suggested. Think about that for a second. Imagine what kind of disparate (and useless) answers you'd get if you went into ...

Behind-the-scenes New Yorker article on hedge funds reveals they aren’t so sexy

July 16th, 2007

John Cassidy's fascinating behind-the-scenes look at hedge funds in the recent New Yorker is eye-opening. When you think of hedge funds, do you think glamour and prestige? In a study published in the June, 2003, issue of the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, he and a co-author, Gaurav Amin, an analyst at Schroder Investment Management, a British financial firm, ...