The Ultimate Guide to Personal Finance

One of my goals at IWT is to make my free material better than anyone else's paid material. However, for those of you who are new to IWT -- or even if you’ve been following along -- you might not have seen ALL the free material I released years ago. But that doesn’t mean you can't get tons ...

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The surprising math of a dream vacation (with examples)

One of the greatest things I learned in college was in a class I almost failed. I took an introductory programming class -- CS106A -- and walked in feeling like a huge stud. I knew I was going to crush this class, especially compared to the English majors who were taking it because they were required to. GOOD OLD RAMIT ...

New IWT series on Money & Relationships

In May, we touched on a taboo subject: Money & Gender. It was interesting to watch people leave comments on money and relationships, an intensely personal topic. Some commenters were very wise, others had huge chips on their shoulders. All of them were entertaining. For example, I wasn’t sure if this blog would still be standing after we talked ...

The Money Diaries: The unemployed web developer who struggles with her desire to give generously as she’s running out of money

I love hearing how people spend their money. Unfortunately, people lie -- they share purchases that are socially acceptable (“organic fruit”), but not the purchases they really make. So we created The Money Diaries (based off New York Magazine’s Sex Diaries), where we’ve collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days and anonymized them. ...

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Money Diaries: The 20-something trying to pay for a wedding AND save for a house AND pay off student loans

In today’s latest installment of The Money Diaries, Christine is paying down tens of thousands of dollars in student loans and paying for her upcoming wedding and planning ahead for a down payment on a house. Read today’s diary and share your #1 tip for Christine in the comments below. * * * Day 1 09:00 a.m.: "Breakfast" = Slim ...

The Money Diaries: The 20-something freelance writer who spends his summers relaxing at a resort

Today is another post in the Money Diaries series, which is based off New York Magazine’s Sex Diaries. We’ve collected stories from real people about their spending habits over seven days, anonymized them, and posted them here. This week’s post is by a 20-something freelance writer who spends his summers living at the resort where his wife ...