Psychology corner: Why you eat too much

Not long ago, I came across what may be the single best interview on behavorial change ever given. This interview is PACKED with insights on what actually motivates our behaviors (as opposed to the incorrect, surface-level reasons we think are behind it). For example, many people believe they are in control of their own behaviors. Ironically, these people are persuaded ...

Case Study: From millionaire… to broke… to a six-figure income

If you gave away all of your money and nearly everything you owned, could you get it all back? What if you had to start over in a completely new career? Could you repeat your success? That’s exactly what Mark, the subject of today’s case study, did. In his mid-20’s, living in semi-retirement after early success as ...

Happy Birthday to I Will Teach You To Be Rich

7 years ago today, I launched I Will Teach You To Be Rich. I really just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for being along for the ride. I was a cocky college kid back then. I’d taken half my first college scholarship check, invested it in the stock market, and lost it immediately. After spending the ...

Case Study: How Melanie jumped from $10/hour to $40/hour

One of the objections I regularly hear for why some people don’t sign up for Earn1K is that they don’t know a high-paying skill like web design or programming. Assumption 1: “I need a technical skill” First of all, get the hell out of here. That’s the perfect excuse to do nothing. You don’t have to ...

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How I use mental accounting for world travel

Have you ever been out with a group on a Friday night, gotten to the front of the line at a club, and found out there’s a cover charge? You know what happens, right? The guys go, “Ugh...how much?” and start fishing out their wallets. And the women roll their eyes, and say, “We are NOT paying a ...

“I want to do SOMETHING…I just don’t know what”

How many times have you heard this? If someone haven’t achieved success or reached their potential, others love to say that “they just don’t want it enough.” If only they truly cared, they say, they would obviously rise to the top, just like other people did. Now, sometimes that’s true. I just wrote a blog post on ...