The Suze Saga — Part 2

Earlier this week, you saw the first segment of the Suze Orman Saga, where I showed you how my obsessive love for Suze drove me to near-madness. Today, the second in the gut-wrenching series. When we left off, I had just fainted after receiving a phone call from Suze. This time, I show my softer side. * * * BOOK COUNTDOWN: 3 days ...

The Suze Orman Saga — part 1

As you know, my new book launches in 7 days. Over the next few days, I'm going to share tons of tips from the book and show you how others have saved tens of thousands of dollars using my tips. I want you to know that this isn't yet another boring personal-finance book. But I'm also going to show you ...

How to save money on your worst problem areas

Need to cut down on eating out? Going out? Here's how I do it (this is from an upcoming lifehacking movie): I cover this in more detail in tip #1 of The Scrooge Strategy, where I show you exactly how to implement what I call "The Two-Headed Savings Approach." Here's a preview of the 1,095-word tip:

40-minute video on mentoring, writing effective emails, and the financial crisis

I talk to my friend Ben Casnocha (who wrote My Startup Life) a few times every week. About a month ago, he came up with a great idea: to record our conversation so, maybe, other people could get something valuable out of it. Here's our first try. Imagine a pilot episode -- it's not completely smooth, but it gives you ...

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

Announcing the Save $1000 in 30 Days Challenge

You’ll notice that I haven’t written a lot about frugality on this site. That’s because Americans suck at frugality. We spend more than we make. We’re terrible at deferring our immediate wants and investing for the long term. We go into debt. And we blame everyone but ourselves. Remember, fundamentally, there are two ways to have ...

My 3-minute video response: What you can do about today’s economy?

Yesterday a bunch of you left comments and sent me emails about what's going on in the economy. Here's a quick video I did to answer some of them. Check it out and see my notes below. Worst screen capture ever? 0:01 -- Intro: We're going to talk about what's happening with the economy, asking the right questions, what ...