I Will Teach You To Be Rich: No guilt, no excuses - just a 6-week programme that works

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jan 21, 2010 - Business & Economics - 300 pages
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I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a practical approach delivered with a non-judgemental style based on the four pillars of personal finance - banking, saving, budgeting and investing - and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship.

Witty, entertaining, wise and practical, Ramit Sethi explains how to automate your money flow - i.e. earn while sleeping, why your new best friend should be the taxman and how to beat banks and credit cards at the fee game. How do you negotiate a raise? How can you manage student loans? And can you still enjoy your daily latte and buy that iPhone? Sethi's 6-week plan shows you how:

Week 1: Optimise your credit cards and learn exactly what to say to get fees waived

Week 2: Set up no-fee, high-interest bank accounts that won't cost you

Week 3: Open investment accounts even with a small amount of money

Week 4: Figure out how much you're spending. And then learn how to make your money go where you want it to go!

Week 5: Automate your new infrastructure to make your accounts play nicely together

Week 6: Why investing isn't the same as picking stocks - how to get the most out of the market with very little work.

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Good intro but not good for experienced investors. - Goodreads
bad title, good advice - Goodreads
This author is so comfortable in his writing. - Goodreads
This is a pretty good intro to financial planning. - Goodreads
Ramit's got some great tips on managing your finances. - Goodreads
Also, the layout is terrible. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Heather Mumaw - Goodreads

Nothing earth-shattering, but good, basic overview of finances. I really appreciated the straight-talk nature of the book as opposed to most finance books that are written like a scolding parent. The wedding and house buying chapters were a huge wake-up call. Read full review

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User Review  - Anwen Garston - Goodreads

I can't believe that I put off reading this book for so long. What was I thinking? I actually believed that I wouldn't learn anything new from this book or that it wasn't relevant to me - it's ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

RAMIT SETHI is a New York Times bestselling author and the founder and writer of www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com, which hosts over 300,000 readers a month. He co-founded a Silicon Valley technology company, PBworks, and graduated from Stanford University, where he studied technology and psychology. He lives in San Francisco.

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