From time to time, most of us suffer from a gap between what we say we do and what we actually do. This is especially true in everything associated with well-being: fitness, health, personal finance, and general self-improvement. We know we should exercise, but we don’t always want to. We know we should save, but…Read More
Most people who read this blog aren’t poor. Some are relatively poor, in the sense that other people around them have more money—but that’s different from being really poor. Nevertheless, in offering a personal finance guide, neither J.D. nor anyone on the Unconventional Guides team wants to be insensitive to anyone who could benefit from…Read More
Eight years ago, the man known as Mr. Money Mustache and his wife retired from traditional work—at age 30. They did this after saving money for five years and relentlessly paying off their mortgage. J.D. Roth spoke with Mr. Mustache about how they managed this non-traditional financial feat. Here’s a snippet from their conversation: “We…Read More
Research shows that money can buy happiness sometimes—but the amount of money isn’t one-size-fits-all. J.D. Roth talked to Gretchen Rubin about how to find the number that works for you. *** J.D.: Once people have a certain amount of money or a certain amount of material comfort, that additional money only brings on a marginal…Read More
Pop the champagne and brew the espresso... it's finally here!
six months nearly a year's worth of work, we're now ready to unveil Get Rich Slowly: the 52-week, action-packed course.
Ten years ago J.D. had more than $35,000 in debt and was living paycheck-to-paycheck. Now he has no debt and more than a million dollars in the bank. The change didn't happen by magic. He didn't learn how to turn straw into gold, and the process of changing his life didn't happen right away.Read More