Case Study: How one job hunter landed six times as many offers using the Briefcase Technique

Today, a story about one of my students, “Vince,” (name anonymized) who discovered that impressive credentials like an MBA alone won’t get you a job. But deeply, truly understanding the desires of the hiring manager will. See for yourself... Vince spent $100,000 and two years getting an MBA only to find out that employers didn’t care about ...

Special live webcast on psychology and money — Wednesday, 8/24, at 9pm EST

Yesterday, I sent an email about the key learnings from my weekend speaking at at Tim Ferriss' $10,000-a-person Opening The Kimono event. That email is private for those on my Insider's List, but I can share that I'm doing a special webcast tonight to celebrate the 7th anniversary of I Will Teach You To Be Rich. I'll be talking ...

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 ...

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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 ...