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My first New York Times article is up: Money and willpower

Today, I'm thrilled to announce the first of a 4-post New York Times series I'm writing on psychology, personal finance, and earning more (for their Bucks blog). In today's post, you’ll learn: The latest research on how extraordinarily difficult it is to change your behavior...from personal finance to HIV/AIDS preventive care The failure of willpower: Why most ...

More useless advice about Black Friday

Black Friday: the biggest consumer spending day of the year. And also the day with the most annoying advice in the world. Seriously, guys, you would not believe how many press releases I've gotten about how what a terrible, scary, foreboding day this is going to be for our country. And every "expert" is eager to take advantage of it. "...

The result of decades of propaganda

...is this: "About 84% of the respondents...said owning makes more sense than renting, consistent with earlier surveys." The push for Americans to own real estate has been so systematic, so deeply embedded, so endorsed (by multiple presidents and the duplicitous NAR) that no matter what counter-evidence is presented, a majority of Americans will always believe real estate is the ...

How to use airline miles to fly business class (without even stepping foot on an airplane)

When I ran a guest post in 2009 called "How to travel full-time for $14,000," it was one of this site's most popular posts ever. So I'll be sharing more tips about traveling. Today, techniques to use airline miles to fly business class...even when you don’t fly that often. Enter Matthew Kepnes, who has been traveling around ...

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Judo Technique: Turning “Failure Expectation” into domination

A month ago I sent out a blockbuster 4,355-word email on tactics I've used to write a New York Times bestseller, get hundreds of thousands of readers, and get into one of the top universities in the country. That email took me over 6 hours to write and, when I sent it out, I got thousands of emails back ...

Use these pre-written scripts to optimize your emails

My ready-to-use scripts are one of the most popular parts of my book. They can be used to negotiate down your credit card APR, negotiate a $1,000/hr job, and  optimize your cell phone bill. Today, some more scripts for you to use... *     *      * When I first started using virtual assistants, I was shocked at how hard it was to ...