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Make smart choices about your money, time and productivity

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...


Nov 6, 2017

This week, I'm back to answering questions posed by listeners of the podcast.

An anonymous listener asks:

Should we continue to rent out our home, or should we sell it? We bought a home in California but have since moved to New York and have been renting there. After all expenses on the rental are accounted for, we...