Personal finance isn’t hard — in 99 words

Personal finance isn't that hard. If you have been procrastinating on starting to manage your money and to invest, today I am going to break it down in fewer than 100 words. With no punctuation or capitalization. (Just for fun.) yes it's so scary that you have this big looming worry of money but the truth is you dont have ...

An email from my friend Samira

She wrote me this today: Why is "to be" rich not "to become" rich? -samira I was in a hurry, so I just jotted this down quickly. But I think this covers all the bases about the name, right? because it's already long enough and "become" is less catchy, don't you think? and there I will teach you not only ...

Unbelievable: Dollar-for-dollar match for Katrina victims

If you haven't yet donated to the Red Cross (or even if you have), you have to see this. One of the organizations I consult for is called Omidyar Network (Pierre Omidyar = the founder of eBay). Omidyar Network is matching donations 1-to-1 for Katrina victims. That means if you donate $100, they'll kick in $100. This is simply amazing and ...

I’M RICH HAHAHA

My professor thought it'd be funny to give me some writing prize--in all $1 bills. BUT NOW MY ONLY CHOICE IS TO GO TO VEGAS!!! LATER PEOPLE

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Dumb: “Don’t invest; you can’t beat the pros”

My oh my, I have heard this idea many times. I was giving my finance talk at Intel last month, and afterwards, one of the employees and I started chatting. He told me about his uncle, who had built some kind of technology firm and sold it for $100 million. Obviously a smart guy, no doubt about it. But then ...