The Ultimate Guide to Making Money

Links: Hilarious real-estate bubble seekers, investing yourself (not through a broker), clueless friends and asset allocation

Down to the last two weeks of my book manuscript, so things are going to be a little quiet around here. For now, here are some interesting links I've been reading. Amazon book comments on a book titled Are You Missing the Real Estate Boom?: The Boom Will Not Bust and Why Property Values Will Continue to Climb Through the ...

Why the lady sitting next to me should pay $2,000 for a computer class

I'm sitting at my neighborhood coffee shop listening to two women talk about their careers. Yes, I eavesdrop. One of them is complaining about her job, but says that she can't get another one because she's uncomfortable with her computer skills. Which led me to this post. If you take a $2,000 computer class and it lets you get ...

The worst financial advice from around the web! (Today only)

[Updated below! 10:58am PST 6:14pm PST] Today is going to be awesome. As you may have seen, stock indexes are dropping all over the world. That means that the kooks are coming out today! There will be lots of pundits mouthing off about what this world is coming to. Oh, doom and gloom! Image from the New York ...

My friend was about to buy a million-dollar house with no research

Note: I've created a new category called "Real estate" (see the other categories on the right side of the blog). One of my friends is 28 and she's looking to buy a house in San Francisco pretty soon. Now, as you know, I'm not a big fan of real estate for investment reasons, but because I'm not an expert, I've ...

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

Here’s a chat transcript of my friend and me talking about investing and asset allocation

A Friend and I had an online chat yesterday and I thought it'd be interesting to paste below. It was a real chat, so most of it is unedited. Below, we cover: Setting up sub-accounts Why my friend makes me mad for being dumb Options for getting higher interest Setting up an asset allocation Why I think stock-trading fees are ...

Sleep research discusses sexy vs. rich

It's amazing how many people think money has to be complicated. I always talk how the most ordinary things usually work quite well -- deciding how much to consciously save, consistently growing your money in a diversified way, etc -- instead of debating minutiae about the fanciest investments. Take a look at this new sleep research covered in the New ...