New Book: From Ramen to Riches: Finding a Job in Your 20s

On October 15, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

We are delighted to announce the publication of “From Ramen to Riches: Finding a Job in Your 20s.” Working in a rewarding job is one of life’s greatest joys. Contributing in a meaningful way to something you care about and being compensated fairly for your efforts generates a wonderful sense of satisfaction and happiness in […]

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“From Ramen to Riches” now available for Nook

On December 2, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

In addition to the paperback and Kindle editions, “From Ramen to Riches” is now available as an eBook for Barnes and Noble’s Nook e-reader. Return to home>

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Why I love Southwest’s Herb Kelleher

On June 23, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

I noticed that Southwest Airlines is celebrating their 40th birthday this week. This made me think of their founder and Chairman Emeritus, Herb Kelleher. Herb is a lawyer by training who started the company in 1971. He spent the first few years of the company’s existence in court, fighting off competitors who were trying to […]

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Jim to appear on Fox Channel 5, San Diego

On June 17, 2011, in Media interviews, Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

If you’re in the San Diego viewing area, please tune in to Fox Channel 5 (KSWB) TV on Monday, June 20th. Jim will be interviewed at 9:20am.

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“From Ramen to Riches” named a Finalist for another book award

On May 10, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

We are happy to announce that “From Ramen to Riches” was just named a Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for 2011.

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“From Ramen to Riches” wins Living Now Book Award

On April 25, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

We are delighted to announce that “From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s” recently won a silver medal in the prestigious 2011 Living Now Book Awards in the Finance/Budgeting category. Details may be found at IndependentPublisher.com

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“From Ramen to Riches” now available for Kindle!

On January 20, 2011, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s is now available in a Kindle edition with a list price of $7.99. Other eBook formats will be coming soon.

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Your Money Philosophy

On December 4, 2010, in Managing money, Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

Have you ever taken the time to think about your relationship with money? Money is embedded into every nook and cranny of our lives. Not just physically, but philosophically.  At the extremes, why do some people forsake money for a life of serving the poor and others relentlessly accumulate it even when they have more […]

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Personal finance holiday gift ideas

On November 25, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

The 2010 holiday shopping season is in full swing! I would be remiss if I didn’t post some of my favorite personal finance resources for you to consider as gift ideas. First up, here are some of my favorite books for learning about personal finance and getting into action on what you’ve learned: null Next […]

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“Search Inside” activated

On November 6, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

Amazon has just activated the “Search Inside!” feature for From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s. You can now take a close look at the front and back cover, as well as browse some of the interior pages on Amazon.com. Visit the book’s Amazon listing here.

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Now available on Amazon.com!

On October 13, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s is now available on Amazon.com! It will be available through other major booksellers by the end of November. For more information, please visit: http://www.fromramentoriches.com/buythebook

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Welcome!

On August 6, 2010, in Uncategorized, by Jim Wood

Welcome! This is the blog for From Ramen to Riches: Building Wealth in Your 20s. Our topics will focus on spending, saving, and investing your money to build wealth for the long term. This forum is primarily aimed at people in their 20s, but the personal finance concepts we’ll cover are relevant for anyone. The conversation […]

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