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About Jared

Jared Dillian went from growing up with limited means to creating one of most well-known financial publications in the world, The Daily Dirtnap. Thousands of professional investors and everyday folks subscribe to Jared’s writing and podcasts to keep their investments right, and their finances healthy.

With over 20 years of experience in the finance industry and drawing from his own background — Jared helps people remove financial stresses from their lives by challenging the common misconceptions about how money really works.

Jared’s unique takes on personal finance and the markets will broaden your perspective, sharpen your mind, and will always be entertaining to read. 

“At the end of the day what I’m most proud of is helping others make money—people like yourself.” –Jared Dillian

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Infinity or Zero

You see this a lot in the markets: When people say they will hold an investment forever, they will either make infinity or zero.

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Owning a Beater Car

There is something to be said for a beater car. And these days, buying a new car is a luxury.

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Mach 3

You miss out on a lot of life by being cheap. Don’t cheap out on these two things.

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I Was Right About Everything

I wrote No Worries mostly in 2021, in the interregnum between winter and spring semester in my MFA program. I had bold ideas, but they had...

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Be Smart Podcast

In today’s episode, fresh off an interview at the Schwab Network in NYC, Jared reveals the weirdness of the New York Stock Exchange, as well as topics such as Nvidia’s recent 10-for-1 stock...

In episode 382, Jared discusses why he thinks private equity is one of the biggest bubbles of all time, as well as Roaring Kitty’s blatant market manipulation with GameStop, Donald Trump, where to...

People pour their hearts out on Reddit. In episode 381, Jared and Cameron tap into personal finance subreddits, addressing questions about payday loan apps, when to repair your vehicle versus buying...

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NO WORRIES: THE COURSE

5 comprehensive chapters, 69 interactive lessons. $129

NO WORRIES: THE COURSE

5 comprehensive chapters, 69 interactive lessons. $129

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