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My favorite posts of 2012

2012 was my best year yet. I moved beyond just writing about personal finance and even earning more, and turned to finding a Dream Job to live a rich life. I launched more courses, wrote more material (mostly for my email list), told more ridiculous jokes, and helped more students negotiate raises, start to invest, earn more, and overall live ...

Why you should stop complaining about Obama and the budget — and fix yourself first

I wrote this a few months ago, when the entire country was freaking out about Obama's budget and the bailout, but never got around to posting it. Even though it's a few months old, I cover why people love to complain about taxes, macro-policy questions, and Obama, but fail to spend even 1 hour managing their own money. * * * Turn on ...

5 myths of personal finance (plus: stupid advice)

What are the most common mistakes in personal finance -- especially among blog readers? I recorded a 30-minute interview with Flexo and Tom over at the Consumerism Commentary podcast with extensive notes below. It's called Stupid Financial Advice + The 5 Myths of Personal Finance. Stream the interview or download my melodious voice here. Notes: [00:00] Introduction from Flexo [00:...

My new book is out today — I’m giving away 1 Kindle per hour and $5,000!

[Edit]: Congratulations to everyone -- we did it. Check out the details of getting I Will Teach You To Be Rich to #1 on Amazon. I'm delighted to announce the winners of the giveaways here: Winners: 9:00 AM Beth Mathiason of Cottage Grove, MN - Kindle 10:00 AM Paul Colvin of Happy Valley, OR - Kindle 10:00 ...

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20 questions that your financially unprepared friends are afraid of

Note: In many cultures, you would be considered a huge jackass for asking these questions out loud.   1. How much money do you spend each month? 2. Where does it go? 3. Where do you want it to go? 4. Are you rich? 5. What does rich mean to you? 6. Hey, how’d you pay for that iPhone? ...

The first post of 2009 — How to dominate your personal finances

This year is going to be awesome. I can tell you this for sure, because this year we're going to: Learn how to automate your money -- one of the most important parts of making sure you hit your money goals consistently Have crystal-clear answers for the most common personal-finance questions: "Should I buy or rent?" "Should I pay off ...