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 ...

How to make expensive purchases

Today I want to talk about making expensive purchases. Too often, we see something expensive we like, feel guilty because we know we shouldn't get it...and then we buy it! Only to feel more guilty later. IWT isn't about guilt. I hate guilt and, also, I have no emotions so it's difficult for me to relate. Nonetheless, let me ...

How to Buy a Car (The Ramit Way)

Matthew from Overland Park, KS, asks: “I have a car that I've been making payments on for a little over a year and I want to get something else. Is it a good idea to trade it in when making another purchase?” [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR_Zrq5dPbs[/embed] Matthew: You are what’s wrong with America! ...

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Hilarious money advice that makes me want to die

You cannot imagine the kind of articles I run across about money. Today, a small window into my inbox. I think you’ll admire me for not turning into a homicidal maniac considering I read 50+ of these every day. 1. “She suggests peppering your teen with daily finance texts...” Let’s start off with this post from ING Direct. ...

How to stop paying credit card fees

Last year, I wrote a scathing post about the Capital One acquisition of ING. It was widely read and quoted in a Fortune profile. Days later, I received this email: “Love your site.  I work for Capital One (in IT, not the card division), and I thought you'd be amused to learn that "I Will Teach You to be Rich" ...