Blog Category: Money

The Ultimate Guide to Going Broke

I was so happy. In 1995. I was pre-ambition. I’d get into work at 10 a.m. Sneak out around 4 p.m. I had a one-room apartment and my only piece of furniture…

I was so happy. In 1995. I was pre-ambition. I’d get into work at 10 a.m. Sneak out around 4 p.m. I had a one-room apartment and my only piece of furniture was a foam mattress. It was summer and I had no air conditioning. I had no sheets for the mattress. So by morning […]

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Persuasion 101 for Fun and Profit

This is what happened. The guy got a $10 million offer for his business, which was a mental health facility for teenage drug addicts. He had nothing in the bank. “Should I…

This is what happened. The guy got a $10 million offer for his business, which was a mental health facility for teenage drug addicts. He had nothing in the bank. “Should I take it?” he asked me. Maybe I owned a small part of the mental health facility. I said, “Don’t take $10 million. Let […]

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What Is the Correct Way to Live Your Life?

Is it bad I wanted to have sex with my real estate agent? It was 1999. I had a ton of money for the first time in my life and I wanted…

Is it bad I wanted to have sex with my real estate agent? It was 1999. I had a ton of money for the first time in my life and I wanted to buy an amazing apartment. Just a year earlier, I had $0. I had college debt. But I was happy with zero. Every […]

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10 Lessons I’ve Learned From Shark Tank

I just pitched a business reality show. I went to LA, pitched to nine networks. It went well. The first business reality TV show I watched in my life was Shark Tank.…

I just pitched a business reality show. I went to LA, pitched to nine networks. It went well. The first business reality TV show I watched in my life was Shark Tank. I’ve watched every episode. I force my kids to watch it. I’ve studied every aspect of the show. I’ve had many of the […]

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What To Do When You Lose $9 Million In A Day

I lost $9 million while I was on the set of the pilot of “Billions” season one, long before it became the huge hit it would be. It was fascinating watching the…

I lost $9 million while I was on the set of the pilot of “Billions” season one, long before it became the huge hit it would be. It was fascinating watching the shoot. I asked the director a ton of questions, the actors, the writers, etc. I love to learn. And I love to see […]

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WHY THERE WILL BE NO RECESSION IN 2019

WILL THERE BE RECESSION IN 2019? DEFINITELY NOT! Here’s why, here’s the counter-argument, here’s what you should do: A recession doesn’t mean “bear market”. A bear market is when the stock market…

WILL THERE BE RECESSION IN 2019? DEFINITELY NOT! Here’s why, here’s the counter-argument, here’s what you should do: A recession doesn’t mean “bear market”. A bear market is when the stock market goes down 20% or more. A recession means two quarters in a row of negative growth in the economy. It means people have […]

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How I Make Money Off Of Trends…

I visited Google a few months ago with some friends and, after almost getting arrested, my mind was blown… First, we wandered into the garage where they were actually making or fixing…

I visited Google a few months ago with some friends and, after almost getting arrested, my mind was blown… First, we wandered into the garage where they were actually making or fixing the driver-less cars. When they finally realized we were wandering around, security had to escort us out. We got scared and we thought […]

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