I’ve shared my favorite personal banking tips with you in the past. Here’s my pick for the best checking account Here’s my pick for the best savings account Today, we’re going to talk about credit cards. Let’s get to it. When my book was originally published, I named names. This is why some banks will never, ever partner with me. Oh well!! My old favorite credit card: Citi PremierPass card Anyway, in the first chapter on credit cards, I shared the details of my favorite credit card at the time: the Citi PremierPass card. In fact, I had used it as my primary credit card for several years and recommended it to hundreds of thousands of people. That’s changed now. Citi tightened up on its credit-card lineup, dropping several of their most compelling rewards. This was highlighted in a devastating column in the New York Times. Hilariously, Citi actually mailed out a note to cardholders trying to spin the reduction of benefits into something like “exciting new features” — but it was obvious to anyone with a pulse that the most compelling rewards were being removed. And so I began an exhaustive search for a new credit card. Because I spend a [...]
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Today I’m going to teach you what to do if you ever win the lottery, a massive inheritance, or any other huge infusion of cash.
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Last week, I gave you the exact systems to help you negotiate lower car insurance rates. Now, I want to talk about another aspect of buying a car that many don’t consider: the best time of year to b [...]
The holidays are coming up.
You send your boss an email asking to take a few days off for vacation. But what do they say?
“Sorry, we have too much going on. We’ll need you here.”
Today, I wa [...]
How to get scholarships in 3 easy steps
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“Everyone’s genius is right next to their dysfunction.” — Graham Duncan
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That single conversation is too important for you to just blindly [...]
Chocolate can help you lose weight.
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So you’ve crafted a winning resume …
… written an amazing cover letter …
… and you might have gotten a little ahead of yourself and started clearing out your desk.
Your hard work has paid [...]
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Pick up a new hobby?
Learn a new language?
Find new ways to make money?
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Whether you know it or not, your first impression to a potential
lender is your credit score, which can not only decide your approval fate, but
also, if approved, what your rate and terms are. F [...]
Imagine a dozen dominoes lined up in a row. Push the first domino and what happens? They all fall down.
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In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Best of Round Table edition—With the new year just starting out and goals still on our minds, we decided to dig deep into the vaults and pull out p [...]
This is my official Quarterly Net Worth Update for January 1, 2019. Below are my actual numbers for ALL my investments and liabilities as of 12/31/2018. Detailed explanations and a quick summar [...]
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income—Best of Round Table edition, we wanted to take a look back on segments that are centered around getting sales.
In the Round Table podcast two weeks [...]
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Ah, the new year. A time for parties, champagne, and questionable decisions made because of the aforementioned parties and champagne. Before you say goodbye to 2018, there are four things you can do t [...]
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In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income—Round Table edition, join us as we take a look back at some of our most popular episodes. We chose three clips that have one common factor: TIME.
If you’re broke, things that people consider minor purchases can be a massive undertaking for you:
Going out for meals and to bars
Paying utility bills or rent
Filling up your car with gas
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“Middle class” is a common term spoken by news pundits, politicians, and that annoying friend of yours who likes to debate politics at dinner parties.
While a lot of people like to bloviate about [...]
Errors and your credit history. Name a more iconic duo. I’ll wait.
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A 401k is one of the most powerful investment vehicles for retirement — and it’s IWT’s favorite thing ever for several reasons:
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I’ve talked about the 401k a few times before.
[cue montage of every single time I scream at you to get a 401k]
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A good side hustle idea can open the door to unlimited earning potential.
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Insecurity is fascinating.
We hide it.
We beat ourselves up for it.
And to top it off, it seems like we’re the only ones who ever feel it.
And yet: It’s the times we feel most insecure that we g [...]
You know if you’ve ever applied for a mortgage, loan, or the credit card you use for purchases, that your credit score is a major factor in the rate you receive, and how you handle your credit card [...]
Credit repair is like losing weight. It is a process that takes time and with no quick ways to fix it. Doing away with the negative information on one’s credit report and trying to catch up on due b [...]
If you’ve ever applied for a mortgage, loan, or even tried to get insurance, your credit score is a major factor in not only your approval, but at what rate you receive. The higher the credit scor [...]
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How To Steal From Yourself – A Line of Credit Case Study
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The two most common questions I hear about stocks are:
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“Write an interesting story, not a perfect story.” — Drew Houston
Drew Houston (@DrewHouston) is co-founder and CEO of Dropbox. Since founding the company in 2007 with Arash Ferdowsi, Dr [...]
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“Things that caused me so much pain and confusion as a kid ended up being really wonderful tools in my work.” — Samin Nosrat
Samin Nosrat (@ciaosamin) is a writer, che [...]
Today, I’m going to share two strategies I’ve used to get traffic to my websites from extremely high-traffic blogs like Lifehacker and sites like the Wall Street Journal.
These strategies are the [...]
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