Win 2 roundtrip tickets to Hawaii

I’ve been to Hawaii a few times. Once, I got invited to speak there for some financial event, so I got all excited and packed for a 4-day trip. When I got there, I realized I’d forgotten flip-flops, so I went down to the gift shop to get some. $55 for flip-flops!! This was years ago, when I ...

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Sex or salary: which would you rather talk about?

Sex vs. salary: Which would you rather talk about?

My friend, a perpetual Manhattan bachelor, just got into a relationship with a sweet girl. So naturally, we invited them out and asked EXTREMELY uncomfortable questions, primarily for my amusement. “How’d you make the first move? No, no, slow down...literally, tell us every word. Show us your text messages too, please.” “How do you talk dirty in bed? ...

What’s the best thing you learned from your parents?

One of my students asked this amazing question, and I loved it so much that I want to share it with the entire IWT community. She asked my group of top-performing IWT readers -- members of Ramit’s Brain Trust -- what we’d learned from our parents and what we’re GRATEFUL for. I included my response below. I’...

How to find love using psychology

If there is one thing I have learned in my decades on this earth, it is this: Beware of a woman trying to set you up with her friend. “She’s really nice and she has a great job and--” ZzzZzzz THAT IS NOT WHAT GUYS CARE ABOUT! Would I set up a female friend by saying, “You should meet ...

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How to get an amazing job and build your career — with Ryan Holiday

I believe you can learn from ANYONE -- even if you don’t agree with 100% of their views. Years ago, I wrote about my friend Ryan Holiday, an author, marketing strategist, and marketing Director at American Apparel. I got this nasty note: My response: A year later, I heard from this guy again: For anyone who has itched to ...

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5 unconventional truths about money

Imagine you spent years getting really good at something -- maybe weightlifting, or ice skating, or personal styling, whatever. Then you went back and read the “introductory” articles about how to succeed. You would want to grow arms like Gumby, reach through the computer screen, and strangle the writer. And that is exactly what I find myself wanting to do. ...

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