How Todd made $13,000 in 5 months, doubled his salary, and turned down a $25,000 raise

Todd exemplifies everything about I Will Teach You To Be Rich -- focusing on the big wins, negotiating a raise from his ordinary salary (see chapter 9 of my book), and always looking for a creative solution to earning more while others complain. Check out how he earned more than $13,000 in 5 months (and turned down $25,000 ...

Comment of the week: Going from $20k/year to $90k/year

On a recent blog post, James left this great comment: Ten years ago, I was working in a lumber yard. I asked myself, “What do I want my life to be like in five years?”. I knew two things: that five years would pass, and that if I didn’t do anything different my life would still be the same (...

Comment of the week: “Get two jobs”

Two comments had a great back-and-forth on this post ("What would you tell the 30-year-old divorcee with 30k of debt?"): Danielle: "Uhhh I'd tell them life isnt so bad. Im 23, attached and have 85k in school loans and I cant get a job more than 14 bucks an hour. Whats my advice?" Boomer: "Danielle - Get two jobs." It's ...

What do you do for a living? Some interesting responses from readers

I was checking out this forum post on the iwillteachyoutoberich forums and thought it was really interesting: What do you do for a living? "I'm a student. For making money, I do the following: - Part-time as a web designer for my school's student government. (5 hours/week) - Work at my school's book-store. (20-25 hr/week) - Donate plasma. (...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

“Why don’t companies ever hire me?”

Because you're no different than the other applicants. Here's how to stand out. Note: This doesn't only apply to programmers. Everyone should have a portfolio. I am in college, but have lots of free time, so I can work fulltime at a startup plus add in a lot of extra hours (I know how startups are) on site or by ...