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I Wrote About Finance For A Year, Here’s All You Need To Know…

Hello dear,<p>This is it.<p>This is the <b>final</b> letter in Personal Finance Series! <i>*gasp*</i><p>What a year… Right?<p>When we began, I told you that <i>“if I do my job well,</i> …

Personal Finance

The Importance Of Making Money: Conclusion

Hello dear,<p>Can you hear the trumpets of victory?? We made it!<p>You are currently reading the <b>final letter</b> in my “Make Money” series!<p>In fact, next week’s …

Personal Finance

How To Start A Startup (3/3) — Product

Hello dear,<p>Welcome to the final letter in my <i>“How To Start A Startup”</i> mini-series!<p>Today we’ll talk about building a product.<p>As you probably guessed, …

How To Start A Startup (2/3) — Founder(s)

Ehem… 11min again…<p>Hello dear,<p>Last week we talked about startups in <b>general</b>.<p>Today, we’ll zoom in and look at <b>successful founders</b>. Specifically, what …

How To Start A Startup (1/3) — Journey

Warning: This is my longest letter (whaddaya know, startups aren’t easy). The total reading time shows about 11min (funnily enough, that is a long …

Learn How To Build An App (Via Kevin Rose)

Hello dear,<p>Earlier this year, Kevin Rose announced he was working on a new meditation app.<p>Of course the meditator in me thought this was great news …

Make Money With Real Estate: An Introduction

Hello dear,<p>If you’ve read all my letters, you have a pretty firm grasp on the topic of personal finance.<p>As we approach the end of the series, my goal …

3 Tips For Landing Your Dream Job

Hello dear,<p>Today marks our last letter on salaried careers!<p>Next week, we will sail away from the comfort of the corporate world and head straight …

Want A Great Career? Try ABZ Planning

Hello dear,<p>I’m a slow typist.<p>So lately I’ve been practicing touch typing (using a Dvorak keyboard).<p>It’s going ‘aight. I’m using this website.<p>However, …

How To Write A Cover Letter: Dos And Don’ts

Hello dear,<p>Oh yeah I also used to think <i>“dos and</i> <b>don’ts</b><i>”</i> was poor grammar. It isn’t. Grammar girl says so.<p>Anyways, onto today’s letter.<p>Last week, we …

How To Write A Resume: Step-By-Step

Hello dear,<p>Writing a good resume <b>sounds</b> easy, but it isn’t.<p>There are countless resources online. Who can you trust?<p>I only say this from experience. I …

Do You Really Need A College Degree? Really?

Hello dear,<p>Today’s letter involves a pretty polarized subject, so it’s a good opportunity to try something new.<p>That something is the concept of <b>steel</b> …

Do You Really Need Passion? Really?

Hello dear,<p>One of the most common questions people ask themselves is <i>“what should I do?”</i><p>Can’t blame ’em. Finding your place in the world is …

How To Make Money: Intro

Hello dear,<p>Today, I’m excited to begin our “Making Money” series!<p>Simply put, we’ll talk about <b>how to make more money</b>.<p><i>“What classes should I take in</i> …

The Importance Of Investing Money: Conclusion

Hello dear,<p>Another victory! You’re currently reading the <b>final letter</b> in my “Invest Money” series!<p>Whew… We’ve come far.<p>Next week, we’ll begin the …

How The Economy Works (2/2)

Hello dear,<p>I know you’re probably wondering <i>“Gee, where did you find that sweet, sweet image?”</i><p>It came from my awesome designer friend, Alejandra …

How The Economy Works (1/2)

Hello dear,<p>I wanted to end this “Invest Money” series with two letters explaining the economy.<p>Specifically, <b>how the economy works</b>.<p><i>“Why?”</i><p>Because …

Your Monkey Mind Is A Halfwitted Investor, Ignore It

Hello dear,<p>I’ve often said your psychology (or, your brain) is your portfolio’s worst enemy.<p>That’s true.<p>Today, I want to explain <b>why</b> this is important …

Maybe He’s Just Lucky? Why You Shouldn’t Imitate Warren Buffett

Hello dear,<p>I want you to imagine a dark, distant past (before this finance series). What would you do if you wanted to learn about investing?<p>Let’s …

Investing

Black Swan 101: Beware The Highly Improbable

Hello dear,<p>Yesterday, while hiking Muir Woods I saw a man trip and fall head first down a pretty steep hill.<p>Don’t worry. He’s fine (miraculously). …

Ride Out The Storm: What To Do When The Stock Market Crashes

Hello dear,<p>A few weeks ago, I shared these two blog posts with you:<p><i>“The Big Picture”</i> by Ray Dalio (May 12th, 2017)• <i><br>“Great News: There’s Another</i> …

For Successful Investing, Think Long-Term

Hello dear,<p>By now I’m sure you heard the news of a New York couple who committed suicide last week by jumping off a building. Apparently, they did it …

How To Retire Using This Number

Hello dear,<p>First, an apology.<p>I’m sorry I haven’t replied to all your comments/ e-mails recently.<p>Right now, 95% of my time is spent reading finance …

Deploy Your Money: How To Build A Strong Portfolio

Hello dear,<p><b>This is probably the most important letter I’ve written. Also, it might change your life.</b><p>I want to warn you, this letter is longer than …

Investing

A New Hope: Jack Bogle And Vanguard

Hello dear,<p>Whew… Last week’s letter courted quite a bit of controversy eh?<p>Of course, most negative comments came from financial advisors.<p>Let me be …

My Financial Advice? Be Skeptical Of Financial Advisors

Hello dear,<p>Since today we’re talking about financial advisors, I decided to watch HBO’s <i>“</i><i>The Wizard Of Lies</i><i>”</i> (based on Bernie Madoff).<p>If (like me) you …

So Many Investment Resources… Who Can You Trust?

Hello dear,<p>I hope you really, <b>really</b> love me.<p>Why? Because I have been burning the midnight oil these last two weeks for you.<p>In less than two weeks I …

How To Invest: Intro (Or Why You SHOULD Invest)

Hello dear,<p>Gee, it is SCORCHING HOT outside!!!<p>As you know, I’m not a big fan of using the AC all day.<p>However, the heat gets very annoying when I try …

Investing

The Importance Of Saving Money: Conclusion

Hello dear,<p>We did it! Today marks the <b>final letter</b> in my “Save Money” series.<p>Don’t be sad! Next week, we’ll begin my “Invest Money” series (which …

Personal Finance

Insurance Tips: How Often Do You Get Hit By Lightning?

Hello dear,<p>Last week, I thought I’d try something different.<p>The good people at Small Business Forum offered to share my letter on their page. Of …