The Ultimate Guide to Making Money

Why you shouldn’t reveal your salary history in a negotiation

Two days ago, I saw a post on the New York Times' personal-finance blog, Bucks, where a woman recommended lying about your salary history in an interview. Now, I've taught thousands of people how to negotiate, but lying is something that only amateurs do. They lie because they don't realize there are other, more powerful levers to pull -- without ...

Analysis: 7 readers who saved over $100,000

Do you ever wonder how people who read I Will Teach You To Be Rich actually implement the strategies for huge savings and earning increases? Below are 7 stories, straight from readers just like you, who have saved and earned thousands of dollars using I Will Teach You To Be Rich techniques. The stories include details on how they got ...

Negotiate Like an Indian: I taught my friend how to negotiate an $8,000 salary increase

What would you do to get an $8,000 raise? I taught my friend how to negotiate an $8,000 increase in salary and a 50% boost in equity in 4 hours. And this was after she's committed the cardinal sin of negotiating: revealing what her salary expectations were. This is the kind of thing we all know we "should" ...

In 7 days, I’m launching the I Will Teach You To Be Rich Boot Camp

On November 3rd -- 7 days from today -- I'm launching the first I Will Teach You To Be Rich boot camp, a step-by-step online program to automate and optimize your finances before the end of 2009. To skip the entire explanation below: Get a preview and new bonuses I've never released on entrepreneurship, negotiation, and personal finance at http://...

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Behind the scenes: 3 case studies about money that will make you laugh, cry, & vomit

I'm fortunate to hear a lot of interesting (and very personal) money stories, most of which cause me to either burst into a radiant smile or threaten immediate suicide. Today, I want to pull back the curtain to tell you about 3 people I've heard from in the last few days. A 32-year-old woman who just discovered she's been paying ...

Guy is scared of calling companies, calls them, negotiates fees successfully

Another one from Ramit's Inbox on negotiating a fee away... Here's a good example of how you can get many fees waived in 2 minutes with a phone call. (It's kind of curious that people email me instead of the company directly, but...) From: Stephen T. To: Ramit Hey Ramit, enjoyed your book and it's been a great help. I ...