September 1st, 2016
12 years ago, wise old Ramit wrote his first post on “5 steps to getting rich.”
Here you go:
Know what you spend
Start with little steps like saving fees on banking
Keep money in a savings account that pays interest
Don’t go too crazy with rules and buy some things that make you happy
Above all: Don’t ...
August 29th, 2016
If I had to do it all over again, could I?
If I had to start my business over -- with no resources, no money, no connections -- could I?
Could I go back to living in a room in Mountain View, paying $800/month in rent, earning basically nothing while I got a business off the ground?
Yeah, I ...
August 26th, 2016
Every year on my birthday, I ask my readers to do me a simple favor. I tell them to leave a comment telling the world how IWT has helped them.
People love the idea -- I get 500 comments every time. People humble brag about landing their dream job, eliminating $45K of debt, earning $10K on the side, and more.
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August 19th, 2016
How would you like free money?
That's not a trick question. For millions of people, free money is up for grabs right now. But they leave it on the table with every paycheck.
I’m talking about your 401(k).
Now before you roll your eyes and say, “Yeah, yeah...I know,” I want to show you that this isn’...
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August 12th, 2016
I used to be terrible at getting busy VIPs to respond to my emails.
Years ago, I kept emailing Seth Godin. I would write this beautiful email — and he would write me back one line.
At the time, I thought that was pretty rude.
Now that I get over 1,000 emails daily, I understand the time demands Seth has. ...
August 5th, 2016
Interns are like salt.
Salt is a commodity. You don’t care which brand of salt you get…they’re all the same to you. You can substitute one brand of salt for another and nobody would be able to tell the difference. And as a result, the price of commodity salt is extremely low.
Much like interns.
Interns are ...