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I Was Taught To Be Rich.,
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This review is from: I Will Teach You To Be Rich (Paperback)
Ramit is part of the new round of financial savants. It is one thing to know about finance, another to be able to write about it, and another entirely to write about it in a way to motivate the younger crowd. Ramit hits the tri-fecta here.
I'm good with my money and pretty knowledgeable but am the kind of person who needs a nudge now and again. Ramit gave me that nudge (and some great tips to boot) with this book. I'm barely through chapter two and already have a savings/profit of about $860 (as I explain in the video...)
Get this book for yourself, and with the money you save, buy another copy for a teenager or college student you know and care about.
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Initial post: Mar 23, 2009 3:23:24 PM PDT
Michael Lin says:
Great video. Congrats on the savings!
Posted on Mar 23, 2009 6:27:04 PM PDT
Patricia Tryon says:
Although it raises a question in my mind about your objectivity, I suppose it is impressive that you could complete your review before the publication date.
In reply to an earlier post on Mar 24, 2009 7:02:45 PM PDT
Sri Siva says:
didnt he show u the book in the video?
In reply to an earlier post on Mar 27, 2009 11:40:01 PM PDT
M. Oleary says:
I pre-ordered the book in February and it came early. Not sure why, nor do I care. I'm holding the book in my hand, so it's not like I reviewed it on vapor. For you and other nay sayers ("link or it didn't happen!") who think I'm just a glam fan-boy doing my duty for a free book, here is a link to a screenshot from my credit card company showing the posted finance fee refund I talk about in my video. http://tr.im/FinanceFeeRefundImage - look at the top transaction. THAT'S why I gave it a glowing review.
Posted on Mar 31, 2009 10:24:01 PM PDT
Amazon Customer says:
Thanks for taking the time to make & post this video, well done & very informative.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009 10:09:48 AM PDT
Simon Shin says:
Hi Mike, the end of your video review reminded me of Reading Rainbow, the line in the song that says "Take a look, its in a book...(It's Reading Rainbow!)". Put a smile on my face! Any how, wanted to thank you for the informative review and testimony on how this book encouraged you to take action with your credit card companies. Very inspiring!
Posted on Aug 30, 2009 1:04:12 PM PDT
Nice review, but is this book more about how to negotiate what you lost (like your example with the credit cards) or actually about how to make more money? I'm looking more for something that will allow me to make passive income or money from stocks, etc.
In reply to an earlier post on Jan 30, 2010 11:05:22 AM PST
In reply to an earlier post on Apr 28, 2010 1:05:03 AM PDT
R. Chavez says:
In reply to an earlier post on Jun 20, 2011 6:27:35 AM PDT
Gayle L. M. says:
The publication date listed on Amazon is not what you think it is. Books are usually released on Amazon several weeks before their publication date.
What happens is this: The publisher picks a publication date, but mails books out to bookstores about 2 - 3 weeks in advance. So, for example, if the publication date is Sept 1, bookstores may possess it by around August 15. Physical bookstores will typically hold on to a book until the official publication date, but Amazon decides to sell it immediately.
So what happened here is very common - probably the norm. You can absolutely purchase and receive books on Amazon well before the publication date.
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