Sprint tries to rip Ramit off? Oh my

The cellular phone companies have some of the worst customer service of any company. In fact, in a recent survey, 2 of the 3 worst-rated companies for customer service were cellphone companies. Recently, I got another chance to go head-to-head with Sprint PCS, which surely has the worst of all in my experience. If you want to skip to the ...

Why don’t schools teach personal finance? (Part 1)

This is the first of many posts on this topic. Seriously, isn't personal finance at least as important important as teaching post-modern analysis of Wuthering Heights? PS--I don't know what the last sentence means. English majors, please don't write me. Anyway, check out a letter my friend Ian Ybarra wrote to Student Financial Services at MIT. I graduated (with a ...

One of the best posts on personal finance I’ve seen

HAHA: Need to save some money? Here are some Ideas (from Everybody Loves Your Money).

Announcing some new classes I teach

Today I'm unveiling some new classes I teach. I usually don't ask for much, but today I'm also going to ask for a favor. If you'd like to hear me speak and you're a part of any organization, school, or company (like a student or an employee), please get in touch through that page. I would really like to speak ...

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Barriers are your enemy

It's surprising to me when I hear someone come up with something they want to do, but--in the same conversation--they go through every conceivable thing that could go wrong, and conclude that it will never work. It's like they have all the physical manifestations of running a marathon, but they never left their chair. At these times I want to ...

What’s coming next week

I'm taking the weekend off, but here's what's coming next week: An article on reducing barriers. This is probably my favorite article of all in the personal-entrepreneurship series. Another one on TV, naps, guilt, and getting stuff done Some new classes I'm teaching Some other stuff I can't remember right now See you on Monday.