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Dec 11, 2017

Scott Harrison spent 10 years as a New York City nightclub promoter, partying until sunrise every morning and ingesting almost every substance imaginable.

But when he was 28, he realized his life lacked meaning.

"My tombstone might say, 'here's the guy who got thousands of people drunk,'" Harrison said.

Feeling lost, he...


Dec 4, 2017

How do you search for rental properties out-of-state? Should I offer a lease-option contract to my friends? How can I estimate repair and maintenance costs? And can you deep-dive into bookkeeping and taxes for rental real estate?

I tackle these four questions in this episode of Ask Paula - real estate edition.

 

Saul...


Nov 27, 2017

A.J. Jacobs is the Editor-at-Large of Esquire Magazine and the New York Times bestselling author of multiple books. His three TED Talks have collectively garnered more than three million views. He describes himself as "a father of three, husband of one, and cousin to millions."

And he's probably your cousin. Twice...


Nov 20, 2017

This week, I answer 4 questions about quitting a depressing job, learning how to ask probing questions, saving for a downpayment, and more.

Edward asks:
How can I learn from other people around me? I'm 28, and my wife and I have some money that we'd like to invest. We know people who've had both successes and losses in...


Nov 13, 2017

On today’s podcast, I'm sharing this random smattering of lessons on money and life.

1) Simplify everything.

2) Risk = Probability x Magnitude.

3) Curate.

4) Never delay gratification.

5) Know your net worth, relative to your lifetime earnings.

6) Don't half-ass anything. (Whole-ass a few...