Clueless friends giving you money advice? Use the STFUDF Technique

How many people in your life lecture you about finances, but don't have their own finances under control? Nothing is more infuriating than someone telling me I'm "throwing away money on rent" when they haven't spend even 2 hours running the numbers. Or someone who proudly proclaims that they found a higher interest rate on a new bank, which is ...

My $100,000 friend

"I had more spending money in college when I was a student working a part-time job." --A friend who earns over $100,000/year. How does this happen? Factor in the following: Urban living, including going out frequently Expensive apartment Credit card debt from spending on things like going out frequently, shopping, travel Student loans It's a combination of high ...

Why do so many personal-finance sites focus on spending LESS?

I'm in the middle of my private Earn1k course this week before announcing something next week. I was doing a live webcast last night and I was trying to make a point, but I wasn't sure how to say it. It seems like 98% of personal-finance material (blogs, magazines, books) focus on spending LESS -- keeping a budget, saying "no, ...

7 lies we tell ourselves about money

See the 7 lies below -- plus a holiday gift at the bottom. 1. "I want to make passive income" I love when people say this because you can tell they have no idea what they're talking about. It's kind of like trying to identify people with bad taste: Just go to the local Hometown Buffett. They're all there. I ...

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

Why do immigrants save so much more money than you?

Why has "Raj," an immigrant who's lived in the USA for 10 years, saved $150,000 in cash, while few of us born here would ever be able to do the same? I'm fascinated with the differences in how people around the world spend and save money. Having grown up around a lot of immigrants, I can tell you that ...

Live webcast tonight: Psychology techniques + live answers to your questions

The webcast is over Tonight (Thursday, 11/5), I'm doing a live webcast to show you 5 psychological techniques to change your financial behavior. You're learn how to trick yourself to save and earn more using powerful techniques I haven't mentioned anywhere else. After showing you the new psychological models, I'll do a Lightning Talk to answer YOUR questions. I'll ...