New on IWT: Ramit answers your advanced questions

March 29th, 2012

Seriously, who refers to themselves in the third person on a blog post. Anyway, a couple days ago, I ran a video of me ranting at a dumb question from one of my readers. I’ve also done Q&As on my YouTube channel. These damn things are so fun, I decided to do more. I’m starting a ...

How to Buy a Car (The Ramit Way)

March 28th, 2012

Matthew from Overland Park, KS, asks: “I have a car that I've been making payments on for a little over a year and I want to get something else. Is it a good idea to trade it in when making another purchase?” [embed width="520"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR_Zrq5dPbs[/embed] Matthew: You are what’s wrong ...

Quick reminder: My book is $2.24 for the next few days

March 25th, 2012

Quick reminder... For the next few days, my publisher is running a promotion so the digital version of book, which took me 2 painstaking years of near-suicide to write, is less than $3. Read it on your computer, iPhone, iPad or Kindle for $2.24. Or on your Nook for $2.99. See the results people got from using my ...

Case Study: How Claire used Craigslist to make $8,000 on the side

March 21st, 2012

You’ll notice some classic things in this case study of Claire, one of my Earn1K students who earned over $8,000 on the side: She already had a $50K-a-year job, but with the terrible economy and layoffs, she wanted to add another source of income She didn’t want to spend 40 hours a week on a second job ...

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Video: Should you contribute to your 401(k) if your employer doesn’t match contributions?

March 20th, 2012

Got a video Q&A for you today. Farrell from San Diego asks: “If my employer doesn't match 401(k) contributions, should I still contribute to it? Is a Roth IRA a better option?” [embed width="520"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AMvunQVvjE[/embed] In essence, he is asking, “What should I do with my investment money?” Here ...

Hilarious money advice that makes me want to die

March 12th, 2012

You cannot imagine the kind of articles I run across about money. Today, a small window into my inbox. I think you’ll admire me for not turning into a homicidal maniac considering I read 50+ of these every day. 1. “She suggests peppering your teen with daily finance texts...” Let’s start off with this post from ING Direct. ...