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Ep. 145 – Jane Swift: Who Failed You?

Former acting governor of Massachusetts, Jane Swift, speaks with reporters outside a hotel in Boston moments before the arrival of Republican presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Monday, June 18, 2007. Swift expressed support for McCain. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

You can have power, but it comes with a lot of bullshit. When Spider-Man’s Uncle Ben said, “With great power comes great responsibility,” he was trying to say that power comes with a lot of BS. It’s a good warning. We want all of the power and none of the bullshit. And then you hear […] Read On…

The Warren Buffett Guide to Making Money

warren buffett and bill gates

I once went to a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. I met a guy who told me how in 1976 he bought 200 shares. “After a year the stock had doubled so I decided to take some profits off the table. I sold 100 shares and started a restaurant and ran that for the next 30 […] Read On…

Ep. 143 – Kevin O’Leary: Get Him to Invest

kevin oleary james altucher

Everyone I’ve ever dated (before my second marriage) was just practice. Telling my second grade crush I was in love with her and getting laughed at – practice. Posing as a psychic on Craigslist to meet women – practice. I could have chosen not to do those things. I could have been too embarrassed or said I […] Read On…

What Do You Do On The Worst Day Of Your Life and The Best Day?

Josie Altucher

I’m scared I didn’t spend enough time with my daughters when they were growing up. And now they are little women. Am I too late? My 16 year old, Josie, came into town. I was giving a lecture to 300 college students. She wanted to watch. We walked around campus talking about everything and nothing. […] Read On…