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Spot the mistakes in this post

There are a lot of idiots on forums. Listen, it's not a problem if you’re not the sharpest tool in the shed. I know I'm not. But I DO have a problem when you (1) don’t know what you’re talking about and (2) condescendingly tell everyone else they are dumb...WHEN YOU ARE THE DUMB ONE. The ...

ASK RAMIT: “I’m stuck! How do I pick between two passions?”

One of our generation’s defining problems is TOO MANY OPTIONS. Our parents don’t get this. They’re like, “Go get a good job! They have really good benefits!” I once went home during college and a family friend was visiting. He worked at a very large consumer-packaged goods company and believed I was a lost soul who needed ...

Announcing Negotiate It: Ramit’s iPhone App (and bonus gifts)

Today, I’m thrilled to unveil my first iPhone app: Negotiate It. I've taken all of the most effective field-tested negotiation scripts from my book and this blog, and bundled them up for you to use on your iPhone. The Negotiate It app shows you exactly what to say -- word-for-word -- to save hundreds on your car insurance, cable ...

The surprising insights going from $20/hr to $3,000/hr

I used to get really weird reactions when I would quote my hourly consulting rate -- and it was only $20 back then. Fast forward to the last time I did consulting, when I quoted my hourly rate of $3,000, and I got barely a raised eyebrow. How did I go from $20 to $3,000/hour in a ...

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Case Study: How Julia went from $8 to $125 per hour

Think about what it would mean to go from $8/hour to $125/hour. It’s a complete socio-economic shift -- you have the ability to save, plan ahead, and buy things you would never be able to do at $8/hour. Today, an amazing story about how one of my students did just that -- even though she had ...

What’s one thing you’re most proud of?

Every month, I co-host an entrepreneur dinner in NYC with Michael Fishman, and when we go around the table introducing each other, Michael and I always ask people to brag about themselves. It’s funny -- people LOVE bragging about themselves, but it’s not socially acceptable. So when you make it socially acceptable, you discover the most amazing things ...