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I Will Teach You to Be Rich

I Will Teach You to Be Rich

No Guilt. No Excuses. No BS. Just a 6-Week Program That Works

eBook - 2019
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The groundbreaking NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER that taught a generation how to earn more, save more, and live a rich life—now in a revised 2nd edition.

Buy as many lattes as you want. Choose the right accounts and investments so your money grows for you—automatically. Best of all, spend guilt-free on the things you love.

Personal finance expert Ramit Sethi has been called a "wealth wizard" by Forbes and the "new guru on the block" by Fortune. Now he's updated and expanded his modern money classic for a new age, delivering a simple, powerful, no-BS 6-week program that just works.

I Will Teach You to Be Rich will show you:
  • How to crush your debt and student loans faster than you thought possible
  • How to set up no-fee, high-interest bank accounts that won't gouge you for every penny
  • How Ramit automates his finances so his money goes exactly where he wants it to—and how you can do it too
  • How to talk your way out of late fees (with word-for-word scripts)
  • How to save hundreds or even thousands per month (and still buy what you love)
  • A set-it-and-forget-it investment strategy that's dead simple and beats financial advisors at their own game
  • How to handle buying a car or a house, paying for a wedding, having kids, and other big expenses—stress free
  • The exact words to use to negotiate a big raise at work

    Plus, this 10th anniversary edition features over 80 new pages, including:
  • New tools
  • New insights on money and psychology
  • Amazing stories of how previous readers used the book to create their rich lives

    Master your money—and then get on with your life.
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company

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    HandyFellow
    Apr 05, 2017

    A light breezy read, that is a great resource for 20 or 30 somethings and those just trying to get a handle on how credit cards work, what 'investing' means, and how to buy their first car. Definitely entry level stuff, but will be a great benefit and a financial wake-up call to Millennial Snowflakes who feel they're 'special' because Mom and Facebook told them they were, and that budgets will somehow balance themselves.

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    adeline_meryt
    Jun 04, 2016

    Good, no nonsense advice formatted in an approachable way. I didn't learn much I didn't already know, but the book was still useful to me: it recommended some good tools for bettering my current money management and made me consider further automating my savings plan.
    Pro: easy to read - fun, not dry; pacing of information intake and application (if you apply the weekly breakdown).
    Con: American point of view (IRAs and 401(k)s rather than TFSAs and RRSPs).

    ravishri Jun 21, 2014

    Loved the audiobook; very good tips - just make sure you have pen handy

    So... I have subscribed to Ramit's blog for a while now and find his take on things rather pragmatic & sensible. so its no wonder that I finally ended up listening to this books.

    It is a great book and I am really happy that Ramit denounces ineffective cost saving measures (read: not buying lattes or saving on groceries by growing your own vegetables) right off the bat.

    I think that the fact that he did the voice for the book was helpful because it felt familiar to me from his youtube posts. Also, if I understand correctly, he writes as he speaks so its easy to understand him not just from his words but also his tone.

    The target audience for this book is someone who has not spent more that an hour or two in their life to even think about retirement, maximizing your money and believe that "savings" & "retirement planning" are words right out of a terribly non-exciting fiction book - so, basically, most of us. That said, it is also equally useful for people who "know" that they should do something financially responsible (like set up Roth IRA) but but don't really know ho to go about doing that.

    I am in the latter class of people. I am a foreigner who has started working in the US recently and knowing how i can set my financial system to leverage any benefits that are available to me but I do not necessarily low of is extremely helpful.

    I really love how action oriented this book is. It breaks down the steps to setting up one's personal finance system across 6 weeks -and by the end of it you have a better personal financial system than most other people.

    JCLHelenH Jan 06, 2014

    Sethi teaches readers how to automate your finances using direct deposit, automatic bill pay, and credit cards. His investing advice seems sound. For those with a history of credit card abuse, he won't be the best choice of financial adviser. Those who need details instructions on setting up a budget should start with Dave Ramsey, although Sethi and Ramsey's views on credit are polar opposites.

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    danielestes
    May 06, 2013

    Books on personal finance are a dime a dozen, and since there are only so many ways to teach people how to use their money intelligently, the success of one's message depends greatly on how it is said. Ramit Sethi gets this right by bringing a fresh, youthful perspective to the conversation. His tone is often playfully arrogant, but I don't mind because it's never condescending.

    Ramit is at his best on the distraction of minutiae, or more specifically, when he calls you out for being penny-wise but pound-foolish. Too often we busy ourselves with the small details of money management, kicking up a lot of dust though accomplishing very little, when the real work is being left unattended. This work is the hard work and requires a heavy dose of taking responsibility, but the results are measurable and can be lasting if you do your part.

    gattaam05 May 24, 2012

    An awesome book on finances and money management - especially for young 20somethings with no idea of how to budget their money.

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    svesely
    Aug 11, 2011

    Really good tips on negotiating

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