Expert advice: Tax breaks on your house

March 31st, 2009

Photo by blmurch A few weeks ago, I offered you the opportunity to ask David Bergstein, professional tax analyst and CPA, your tax questions and a chance to get a free account at CCH CompleteTax. Some of this is pretty technical, but I wanted to get your advanced questions answered, so here are David's answers. * * * "IWTYBR readers posted some excellent ...

Personal finance is not about more willpower

March 28th, 2009

Note: The bottom of this post includes a link to the most detailed public description of my own personal-finance system that I've ever done. How often have you heard this? "If I just try harder, I should be able to save more money..." "Yeah, I know I should max out my 401(k)..." "I know, I spent way too much ...

Saving Tip: Using sub-savings accounts for unexpected expenses

March 25th, 2009

"The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 pm on some idle Tuesday." -- Kurt Vonnegut I wish we were always smart enough to prepare for flat tires, traffic tickets, coffee spills on our laptops, emergency flights for someone sick in our family, and ...

I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a #1 Amazon bestseller

March 24th, 2009

Yesterday, my new book, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, became a #1 bestseller on Amazon. When I found out, I was doing a live, 8-hour webcast with 1,000+ people on it. For maybe the first time in my life, I was speechless. Then I started yelling. A lot. We also got I Will Teach You To Be ...

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My new book is out today — I’m giving away 1 Kindle per hour and $5,000!

March 23rd, 2009

[Edit]: Congratulations to everyone -- we did it. Check out the details of getting I Will Teach You To Be Rich to #1 on Amazon. I'm delighted to announce the winners of the giveaways here: Winners: 9:00 AM Beth Mathiason of Cottage Grove, MN - Kindle 10:00 AM Paul Colvin of Happy Valley, OR - Kindle 10:00 ...

8 questions about the book launch on Monday

March 20th, 2009

Q: So what's up with your book launch on Monday? A: What a great question!! My book is launching (Amazon / B&N). Starting at 7am there will be some ridiculous stuff going on, so come back and check ASAP. Q: How much of that Suze Orman Saga is true? A: At least 25% Q: What happens on the launch week ...