The point of being rich

Maybe it's the holidays, but today instead of ranting and screaming at someone on this site, I decided to dig up one of my favorite posts: What are we doing on this site? Yes, I read my own posts sometimes. Anyway, for those of you who haven't been around since the early days, I wrote that on the day I ...

Announcing the I Will Teach You To Be Rich scholarship for $2,500

Today I'm THRILLED to announce the I Will Teach You To Be Rich Scholarship for Social Innovation. You can read the details at the scholarship site, but I want to take a few minutes to talk about giving back. Why wait for a mythical day? When I first launched this scholarship in 2006, people thought it was ridiculous for a ...

Sometimes, you just need to make more money

Dee writes in: I just wanted to let you know that I MADE $156 last week thanks to your advice. I have been on the frugality stuff for a while now, but your words that at some point, you just need to make more money finally echoed in my head enough to urge me to apply for a part-time job…...

Behind the Curtain: How Silicon Valley companies are handling the downturn

Silicon Valley is buzzing with recent activity from several notable investors, who've told their portfolio companies to batten down the hatches for an impending recession that will be extremely challenging. For example, Sequoia, one of the premiere venture capital firms out here, held an emergency meeting with its portfolio CEOs last week. Below is the extraordinary presentation they made. And ...

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

My post on J.D.’s blog: The best $20 You’ll Ever Spend

J.D. Roth from Get Rich Slowly asked me to make a guest post on his blog about entrepreneurship, so I wrote The Best $20 You'll Ever Spend. I use this technique all the time to meet interesting people -- it really works -- so check out the post. Btw, check out J.D.'s blog, Get Rich Slowly. It's ...

5-minute video interview: How do you get rich?

Here's an interview I did with Piers Fawkes of PSFK last week and I thought you guys might want to check it out. (RSS readers, click here to see the video.) 0:00 -- Why I started I Will Teach You To Be Rich (skip this if you've already heard it) 0:35 -- Do young people really care about ...