February 26th, 2016
There’s no sugar coating it: Debt sucks.
But if you’ve got a pile of bills to pay, it’s probably not your fault.
We don’t come out of the womb knowing how debt works. There’s no “pay off your loans” class in high school. And the credit card companies aren’t out to help you. In ...
February 11th, 2015
We do something unusual at IWT: We forbid anyone with credit card debt from purchasing any of our flagship courses. This decision costs IWT millions of dollars per year, but we believe it’s the right thing to do.
It’s because, if you’re in debt, we don’t want your money -- we want you to focus on ...
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September 3rd, 2013
I have something really cool for you today. If you’re interested in cutting the bills you’re already paying and applying all the negotiation techniques you “should” be using, read on.
As most of you know, because I’m Indian, I was basically bred to negotiate.
As a kid, I learned how to bargain at Macy’s. I practiced ...
December 9th, 2012
Imagine someone who “did all the right things” their whole life.
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 ...
July 19th, 2012
Would you dump your girlfriend if you found out she had $80,000 in debt?
What if it was student-loan debt? That’s what happened to this guy.
Or...what if you found out it was credit-card debt? How does that change things?
My guy friends and I talked about this. Most of them agreed -- finding out someone we’...
November 28th, 2011
I combed the internet to find the most interesting stories about credit cards for you. Here are 7 of my favorites.
1. The Tactics of Discover Card Reps
How did the telemarketers supposedly trick customers into signing up for the products? The Minnesota attorney general’s office gave us audio files of some of the calls,
2. I am a ...