It’s real estate week

Lots of people ask me about real-estate investing, but frankly I don't know enough to be able to give any detailed advice on it. But Owen Johnson does, and he's agreed to write a week-long series on real estate. (more…)

Identity theft to-dos

Here are Rei's slides about identity theft, which build on yesterday's post and give specific advice for what you can to prevent and respond to identity theft. They are aptly named... How to Protect Your Identity (Powerpoint file) What To Do If Someone Steals Your Identity (also Powerpoint) Any questions, email me or post a comment and Rei will try ...

Identity theft: fighting back against an epidemic

This is a guest post by Rei Onishi. One day you open up your credit card statement and notice you’ve been charged $5,500 for a new computer system and stereo you never bought three weeks ago and $400 worth of international phone calls you never made. You soon learn that someone armed with nothing more than your name ...

Identity theft and real estate, oh my!

Here's what's coming up on IWillTeachYouToBeRich! Tomorrow, I'm running a feature on identity theft. We're lucky to have Rei Onishi, a "legislative aide and a Senate Human Services Committee consultant in the office of Senator Joe Simitian, specializing in technology, privacy, education, health, foster youth, and diversity issues." In other words, he knows what he's talking about. Rei wrote up ...

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I HATE GROCERIES

Ok, I just moved into a new place so I had to buy food. This is after a long vacation where my mom asked me what I wanted to eat every morning and cooked gourmet food for every meal. So I went to the grocery store to get set up. I watched with mounting horror as the checker rang my ...

The Carnival of Personal Finance is here!

I'm happy to host the Carnival of Personal Finance this week. To remind you, this is where we collect the best of personal-finance articles from around the Internet (read more about it here). Check out all the great articles below by bloggers, journalists, and others! Thanks to everyone for submitting entries. Phil Town is totally write about our unhealthy obsession ...