The Ultimate Guide to Making Money

Interested in earning money on the side? Help me shape an upcoming bootcamp

By a huge margin, "earning money" is the most requested entrepreneurial topic on I Will Teach You To Be Rich. For the past few months, my friend and I have been putting together a bootcamp to help people earn more money on the side. We've written pages and pages, catalogued hundreds of ideas, started recording a bunch of videos (including ...

Why you should stop complaining about Obama and the budget — and fix yourself first

I wrote this a few months ago, when the entire country was freaking out about Obama's budget and the bailout, but never got around to posting it. Even though it's a few months old, I cover why people love to complain about taxes, macro-policy questions, and Obama, but fail to spend even 1 hour managing their own money. * * * Turn on ...

The Craigslist Penis Effect

Every woman who has used Craigslist knows that it is a veritable jungle of unexpected penises. In other words, if you've ever posted a nice, g-rated "women seeking men" post, you will immediately and inexplicably have 50-80 pictures of men's penises in your inbox. After this happened to a number of my friends, I started thinking. Not just about how ...

The Money Diaries: The 20-something semi-conscious spender

Today is another post in the Money Diaries series, which is based off New York Magazine’s Sex Diaries. We’ve collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days, anonymized them, and posted them here. Today’s post is by a 24-year old social worker who also works a second job. She’s a semi-conscious spender ...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Behind the scenes: 3 case studies about money that will make you laugh, cry, & vomit

I'm fortunate to hear a lot of interesting (and very personal) money stories, most of which cause me to either burst into a radiant smile or threaten immediate suicide. Today, I want to pull back the curtain to tell you about 3 people I've heard from in the last few days. A 32-year-old woman who just discovered she's been paying ...