Automating your money — especially entrepreneurs and freelancers

How can entrepreneurs and freelancers with irregular income automate their money? Lots of people have been interested in the section of my book on irregular expenses and income -- like entrepreneurs or freelancers --so I thought I'd go into some more detail on how I handle automation. Brian D. writes: I'm just wondering when you deposit money into your account ...

How to get 150,000 people to read your blog post in 1 week (and how I did it)

When I started blogging in 2004, I took a good look around at other blogs, calmly chewed a cookie in my dorm room, and then vomited. There were only about 12 big personal-finance blogs back then, and yet even in 2004, I noticed the trend of new bloggers complaining about why they couldn't get covered by the Big Blogs. Today, ...

Ramit’s Inbox: An email from a very confused guy who can’t find a job

Here's an email exchange I just had with a guy who lost his job and isn't sure what to do next. There is a lot of good info here, and you're going to learn about planning ahead and not making the same career moves everybody else does. Note that this guy writes emails that are 10x too long (which is ...

The Tripod of Stability

Below is a video clip of a webcast I did with Tim Ferriss, who wrote The Four Hour Workweek (read my book review). The question was, "How many false starts have you had?" but in my response, I mention something I've been meaning to write about: The Tripod of Stability. This basically means that I try to keep the big ...

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How Todd made $13,000 in 5 months, doubled his salary, and turned down a $25,000 raise

Todd exemplifies everything about I Will Teach You To Be Rich -- focusing on the big wins, negotiating a raise from his ordinary salary (see chapter 9 of my book), and always looking for a creative solution to earning more while others complain. Check out how he earned more than $13,000 in 5 months (and turned down $25,000 ...

Here’s a simple way to get 50,000 people to your blog in 1 day

Ways you could use this tip: Getting blogs to link to you. Getting journalists to write about you. Getting a raise at work. Yesterday, I featured a guest post from Carl Richards of BehaviorGap. It was also cross-posted on Get Rich Slowly (with different content). It was then picked up on Lifehacker. Overnight, Carl was invited to speak to a ...