2013: The Year of Taking Control

There are a few things in life that should instantly make you pause and proceed very cautiously. Your boyfriend/girlfriend asking you about people you’ve dated in the past. A Chinese/Asian/non-white mother asking you if you drink or if you think real estate is a good investment. Anyone asking you, “WOW! You look great! How’d you ...

Live webcast w/Tim Ferriss this Wednesday, 9pm EST

Come join a romantic date with Tim Ferriss and me Wednesday, 11/21, at 9pm. Yes, there will be wine. I had my assistant tell his assistant to bring it. Tim has a new book out -- The 4-Hour Chef -- and I’ll be grilling him about: Does he hate me because I have someone cook for me, instead ...

What’s one thing you’re most proud of?

Every month, I co-host an entrepreneur dinner in NYC with Michael Fishman, and when we go around the table introducing each other, Michael and I always ask people to brag about themselves. It’s funny -- people LOVE bragging about themselves, but it’s not socially acceptable. So when you make it socially acceptable, you discover the most amazing things ...

Who do you know that consistently makes the worst financial decisions?

I was reading this Reddit thread and someone asked this terrific question: “Who is the person you know that consistently makes the worst financial decisions? What have they done?” One of the responses was: My good friend, lets call him A, makes about 70k per year but is always broke. He is the first to pick up tabs at restaurants, ...

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Inside test results from IWT “Labs”

What do you guys do for fun? Go out to bars? See a movie? What about run carefully designed, iterative multi-variate tests to study human behavior? What? Is that weird? Check out this test data from I Will Teach You To Be Rich Labs, where we’re running dozens of tactical and theoretical tests at any given time. I wanted ...

When should you talk about finances in a relationship?

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’...