The Ultimate Guide to Making Money

How to talk to your partner about money: The Definitive Script

Here’s the definitive script on how to talk to your partner about money -- without nagging or making them feel defensive. I’ve included the exact, word-for-word phrases to use, along with the exact information you need. Use this when you’re getting married, moving in with your partner, or getting serious about money. Bonus: Notice the psychological strategies ...

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’...

Best of IWT: Watch these videos

When I was about to publish my book in 2009, I called my publisher and asked if they’d send me to media training. “Why?” they responded. “We’ve seen you on TV and we think you’re quite good.” I nodded, letting my ego grow to even more untenable levels of enormity. I told them that I wanted to ...

Best of IWT: Dominate with my word-for-word scripts

Today is the first of a 4-part series spotlighting some of the best material on IWT. Today’s focus: My tested, word-for-word scripts that you can use to instantly save hundreds of dollars, negotiate thousands, and my personal favorite, improve responses at bars. I love scripts because they make it mindlessly easy for you to get started. No thinking required ...

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This is officially the cutest photo on the Internet

Look at this photo from Friday’s New York Times: My parents are in the New York Times in an article called “How to Raise a Financial Wizard,” and I could not be prouder. Funny backstory: it was originally titled “How to Raise a Financial Guru” as you can see from the NYT URL, but apparently it could seem politically ...

May: What do women really want?

I just got back from a 3-week vacation (more on that later) so I’m feeling extremely lazy...thus I’m skipping my usual long prose and jumping straight to bullet points. This way, I can go back to my regular routine of eating and napping for 9 hrs/day. BUT -- I do have some really cool stuff for ...