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Examples of spending on the things you LOVE?

I was reading this Reddit thread where people talk about their biggest discretionary expenses and it got me thinking. It’s so rare to see that kind of honesty, where people talk about what they really enjoy, guilt-free. It’s very different than the finger-waving nagging you see from so many people who tell you what you CAN’T do. ...

“I did all the right things… and look how it turned out”

Imagine someone who “did all the right things” their whole life. They... Studied hard and went to a good school Got a good job Met a nice girl/guy and got married Had 2 kids and bought a house Saved some money as they grew older Now, truthfully, for a lot of people, this works out pretty well. It’s ...

Best of IWT: Watch these videos

When I was about to publish my book in 2009, I called my publisher and asked if they’d send me to media training. “Why?” they responded. “We’ve seen you on TV and we think you’re quite good.” I nodded, letting my ego grow to even more untenable levels of enormity. I told them that I wanted to ...

What about my fears?

We all have ridiculous things we used to believe (I outlined many of them in Why Do Delusional People Think Their Spending Will Be Different Than Other People's?) Stupidly, I genuinely used to think that "fear" was a physical feeling. So when people asked me, "What do you fear?" I would shake my head and say, nothing really. It took ...

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The best checking accounts for 2014

Most of us hate our banks for gouging us for fee after fee, requiring minimums, and offering teaser rates that turn into nothing more than the same old BS accounts. I’ve studied most of the checking accounts on the market and today, I’ll show you the best one I’ve found. In fact, it’s the one I ...

5 fascinating experiments from the world of psychology and persuasion

Much of what you know about human behavior and persuasion is wrong. You believe you're in control of your own behavior. Yet a skilled persuader could persuade you to not only positive goals -- like donating to charity -- but also unthinkably negative acts, including stealing, lying, and even killing. You believe you know what you're attracted to. For most ...