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Every 2 weeks, I send out an email newsletter with material that you never see on the blog. It's over 45,000 members strong, and it's filled with insider material that helps my readers get an edge in investments, negotiations, entrepreneurship, and psychology. I'm sending out another newsletter today at noon. Today's issue will contain: An exclusive interview with one ...

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In the last few months, I've been restructuring a lot of my business behind the scenes to help me focus on writing and producing more stuff to help you guys -- whether on this blog, my newsletter (which is dramatically improved...and still free), on TV, Earn1k, and more. My team has been helping me handle things like technology and ...

Best backhanded compliment of the year

I have long been a deep admirer of backhanded compliments. The very best ones require a perfect combination of sarcasm, wit, bittersweet praise, and disdain. Women are especially good at them. So when reader "FinanceDad" left this one, I was overjoyed: "To think I was just going to call you a narcissist before reading this article" Pure art. I can't ...

How to go from $25/hour to $75/hour in 2 weeks

I've been helping a friend earn more money, and tonight was a breakthrough. Here's what happened... My friend has a full-time job, but recently she's been doing some freelance project management on the side for a small consulting firm, where she earns $25/hour. After a while, she realized that $25/hour doesn't really add up to much, and she ...

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Dumb things I’ve heard in the last 10 years

"You're taking psychology? What kind of pointless major is that?" "I really want to work for X company, but Y pays $10k/year more." "You definitely need to set up a Twitter/FB account. Social media is the most important kind!" "Personal finance is all the same stuff. Spend less than you earn." "If you want to speak at our ...

Why personal finance “experts” continue giving worthless advice

Today, I'll share a behavioral-change technique that's helped me create a New York Times best-selling book, a blog that's been read by millions of people, and a course on earning money that has helped my students earn hundreds of thousands of dollars on the side. In 1954, researchers Hastorf and Cantril published a seminal study in The Journal of Abnormal ...