October 24th, 2007
This is nothing personal against you, because every personal finance author I've read says the same thing, but your advice is not for real people like me. The "spend less, save more" theory is great for singles or young married couples with no kids (and therefore, fewer attachments, expenses, etc.) I'm 30 years old, married, with two children. ...
October 18th, 2007
I read Oprah's magazine once in a while. Yes, I said it. And my jaw drops when I see an article like the recent, "25 things you don't have to worry about." What? Why do I need a magazine to tell me what I don't need to worry about?
But I'm not the target audience. It turns out men and ...
October 12th, 2007
At least one of the three points in the title of this point is a lie.
Anyway, below are some new surveys below for a chance to share your story in my upcoming book, published in 2008. If your story is selected, you'll be fully credited in the book, which will make your mom and dad so happy. IT'S THE ...
October 8th, 2007
If you're visiting from today's Yahoo Finance article on personal finance for young people, welcome.
I'm a recent Stanford grad and this is a blog on personal finance and personal entrepreneurship for college students, recent college grads, and everyone else. (Featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Boston Globe, US News & World Report Online, etc.)
This blog is ...
October 5th, 2007
I'm featured in US News & World Report's Alpha Consumer blog today. (New US News readers, please click here for an easy-to-use introduction to this blog.) Kimberly Palmer, a US News reporter, asked me these questions (and a few more):
"There are so many books out there on young people and money...what's different about your advice?"
"What kind of stories ...
October 5th, 2007
Here's a quick marketing thought I had just now. I know I usually write about personal finance, but this week I'm stuck on marketing, so I hope this is useful to a few people.
Recently, I used my Snapfish account to order photos and I decided to pick them up at a nearby Walgreen's. It was awesome -- no shipping ...