My readers told me their #1 goal. Then I followed up.

One thing that almost nobody does is hold us accountable. So today, I thought I’d do it. See, about a month ago, I wrote one of my favorite posts, where I shared how delusional I was when I was younger: I thought the world should listen to me because of my “great ideas,” and when they didn’t, I ...

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The “mental frameworks” I use to respond to hundreds of emails/day

My friend Derek Halpern was asking me how I respond to so many emails every day. "What filters do you use?" he asked. "You're not going to believe it," I told him, shaking my head. "I just click 'All Mail' and just cycle through emails insanely fast." He looked at me in disbelief. But then I mentioned something else: "By ...

How to save thousands of dollars in 10 minutes (Ramit’s free gift)

I have something really cool for you today. If you’re interested in cutting the bills you’re already paying and applying all the negotiation techniques you “should” be using, read on. As most of you know, because I’m Indian, I was basically bred to negotiate. As a kid, I learned how to bargain at Macy’s. I practiced ...

Ask Ramit: How do you practice improving social skills?

Earlier this week, I was at a dinner party with a few friends. As I was sitting in my usual position of reclining, drinking and telling dirty jokes, I spotted my mortal enemy: an avocado. “Hey,” I asked my friend, “can you show me how to cut an avocado?” Twice this week, I got an avocado sent to me. The ...

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Will I raise my future kids as spoiled brats?

Is it really fair that I have a special number I call to get impossible-to-get reservations and concert tickets? Or that I get to cut in line at the airport and Vegas clubs? Or look at this email I got from my bookkeeper: Hi Ramit, I am in the process of setting up an appt for you and XYZ at ...

Be the Expert: What do you say to a partner to help them lose weight?

All right, today we’re doing a VERY challenging “Be the Expert.” This is the series where you try to take my material, apply it in the real world, and usually end up miserably failing. Then I shake my head and clean house. Here’s the scenario: You’ve been dating your partner for 3.5 years. Man, woman, straight, ...