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Can anyone spot what’s wrong with this Wall St Journal article?

I love the Wall Street Journal, but as I was browsing it yesterday, I found this page. Who can identify what's wrong with it? Why might this be a sub-optimal way to talk about personal finance? What does the typical reader think when he sees this page? Hint: It took me about 4 years to figure this out. [Edit]: The ...

Rebalancing & asset allocation: critical for investing. So why don’t you do it?

As you know, I love mocking people who believe that we are "rational" and "logical." These tend to be economists, engineers, and other people who are clueless about human behavior. One of the best ways to reveal the difference between what rational people "should" do and what real people actually do is to talk about rebalancing and asset allocation. Today, ...

Ramit’s 12-minute guide to automating your accounts (video)

This is an oldie but goodie, and one of the most important videos I've posted in my 100+ YouTube videos. In this 12-minute video, I show you how to set up your bulletproof personal-finance system to automate your accounts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE1s4Eg6SCE I cover the entire system in extreme detail in my personal finance book. To ...

7 lies we tell ourselves about money

See the 7 lies below -- plus a holiday gift at the bottom. 1. "I want to make passive income" I love when people say this because you can tell they have no idea what they're talking about. It's kind of like trying to identify people with bad taste: Just go to the local Hometown Buffett. They're all there. I ...

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Be the expert: What’s wrong with this real-estate comment?

As you know, I have strong opinions on buying a house, and most people don't know what they're talking about when they talk about real estate being the "best" investment. So when a Wharton professor wrote a Washington Post column pointing out common myths of homeownership, I laughed at some of the comments. "Wow is this a poorly written and ...

Live webcast tonight: Psychology techniques + live answers to your questions

The webcast is over Tonight (Thursday, 11/5), I'm doing a live webcast to show you 5 psychological techniques to change your financial behavior. You're learn how to trick yourself to save and earn more using powerful techniques I haven't mentioned anywhere else. After showing you the new psychological models, I'll do a Lightning Talk to answer YOUR questions. I'll ...