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Ramit Sethi: 'What Is Your Rich Life?'

The author and financial expert discusses retirement and income security, debt, and the framework behind having a rich life.

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Our guest on the podcast today is personal finance expert and author Ramit Sethi. Ramit's first book I Will Teach You To Be Rich, published in 2009, was a best-seller. A new edition of the book came out last year. Ramit is the founder of Iwillteachyoutoberich.com and Earnable, an online course created to help entrepreneurs start and accelerate their businesses. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford.

Ramit Sethi's Background

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Ramit Sethi’s books

Iwillteachyoutoberich.com

Earnable

Financial Decision-Making and Wellness

Self-Made Millionaire Ramit Sethi: This Is the Mindset you Need to Be Rich,” by Ali Montag, cnbc.com, Sept. 18, 2018.

Money Dials: Why you Spend the Way you Do,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, June 10, 2019.

How to Get out of Debt Fast (…Even if You’re Dead Broke),” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, Oct. 8, 2019.

I’ve Been Writing About Money for 15 Years, and I Can Tell you too Many Couples Talk About Money all Wrong,” by Ramit Sethi, businessinsider.com, Feb. 27, 2019.

Emergency Fund: How a few Thousand Dollars Can Save Your Life,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

How Much Do I Need to Retire?” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

The World’s Easiest Guide to Understanding Retirement,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, June 10, 2019.

Self-Made Millionaire Ramit Sethi Shares his No. 1 Piece of Advice to Invest for Retirement,” by Tom Huddleston, Jr., cnbc.com, Oct. 31, 2018.

I Always Thought People who Flew First Class Were Suckers, Until I Realized They Knew Something About Spending Money it Took me Years to Figure Out,” by Ramit Sethi, businessinsider.com, Feb. 19, 2019.

Economic Class in America: A new Framework,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.

The Pandemic

Ramit Sethi: Here’s What to Do if You’re Short on Cash Right Now,” by Megan Leonhardt, cnbc.com, June 24, 2020.

Coronavirus: Panic Is bad, but Overreaction is Good,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, March 11, 2020.

Money & Coronavirus: How to Save for a Recession,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

The 3 Most Important Money Rules for a Recession,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

Advice and Investing

Why Personal Finance ‘Experts’ Continue Giving Worthless Advice,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

Betterment Versus Wealthfront: Which Is the Better Robo-advisor?” by Marquette Carney, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.

A Financial Expert and Best-Selling Author Says for Building Wealth in the Long Term, ‘Average’ Is More Than Enough,” by Tanza Loudenback, businessinsider.com, May 21, 2019.

Money Expert Ramit Sethi Shares his 3-Step Strategy to Save Money While Eliminating Debt,” by Anna Hecht, cnbc.com, March 26, 2020.

Investing for Beginners: How to Save Millions for the Future,” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, March 2, 2020.

How to Help Clients Choose Between Funding Retirement and a Child’s College Education,” by Samantha Lamas, Morningstar.com, Oct. 11, 2019.

Housing

Don’t Buy a House (+ How to Ignore Dumb Propaganda),” by Ramit Sethi, iwillteachyoutoberich.  

Buying Vs. Renting: Which Is the Best Option for You?” by Marquette Carney, iwillteachyoutoberich.com.