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Private Recording: JD Roth and Ramit Sethi

Ramit’s interview with JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly

JD RothRamit chats with JD Roth from Get Rich Slowly, one of the most popular personal finance sites online, with over 80,000 subscribers. JD and Ramit talk about their approach to blogging and monetization of their sites, the differences and similarities in their philosophies, generational differences in personal finance, conscious choices in life and what they might have done different given the chance.

[audio:JD/ENTIRE CONVERSATION.mp3] [ Running Time: 1:37:45 | Download File (Right-click, choose “Save as…”) ]

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2:25 Big changes vs. Little changes: The differences between Get Rich Slowly and I Will Teach You To Be Rich, especially personal finance philosophies, audiences and content.

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15:23 Talking finance with friends: Discussing personal finance issues with friends – taboos, how to bring up the topic and how to help someone struggling with money.

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26:08 Generating blog income: Personal finance issues as they relate to blogging, especially the concept of monetizing a blog over time, both directly and indirectly.

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48:30 How would you do things differently with your career in early 20s_: How would you do things differently in your career and with personal finance if you could go back to your early 20s?

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59:07 How do Gen Y & Gen X readers differ in handling money_: How think Gen X and Gen Y readers differ in handling money, and making conscious choices in life.

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1:13:47 Why do people remain ignorant about investing: Why people remain ignorant about investing, and why personal finance isn’t always rational.

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1:20:17 What’s been surprising about your experience blogging: Thoughts on blogging, positive and negative experiences, and the pressures of writing a high-profile blog.

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1:34:17 What’s coming up: What does the future hold for Get Rich Slowly?

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