5 of my favorite psychology books

July 09th, 2012

One of my favorite questions to ask people is, “Who do you admire?” That and “What kind of underwear are you wearing?” You can learn a lot about someone with these questions. Trust me. I tested it. It’s always fascinating to hear what people are reading. And since one of the most common emails I get is, “What books ...

The Big Wins Manifesto

June 11th, 2012

Compare two people trying to get an edge in life. John, 28, earns $62,000/year as a project manager. He used to have $8,200 in credit card debt from overspending, but he’s been slowly paying it down over the last two years and now it’s at $6,400. How? He tried all the typical personal-finance advice: ...

The 3 Most Effective Ways to Earn More Money

May 21st, 2012

When I went on book tour in 2009, I met readers from all over the country: Seattle, Minneapolis, LA, and all over. I remember meeting them and asking what they wished I wrote more about. The responses surprised me: “Your automation stuff is great,” they said, “but I want to know how to earn more money.” This was the most ...

This is officially the cutest photo on the Internet

May 06th, 2012

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 ...

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

May: What do women really want?

May 01st, 2012

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

April 29th, 2012

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 ...