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What up, what up! Welcome to my money blog. If you like talking about saving, hustling, investing, getting rid of debt, and my favorite - growing your net worth (I display mine every month here), you will probably like this site. If you think money is lame, you probably won't. Take a look around and see what you think... You can learn more about me here, and pass me a note anytime here.

- J. Money

Net Worth Update: $458,924.81 [+$13,000]

September 1, 2014
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Happy Labor Day, friends! Hope y’all are getting into some good stuff today :) I will be too shortly, but first had to run the ol’ net worth numbers of course and see how the month ended. And boy did those markets rally! A $13k gain for us without lifting a finger. Talk about the power of investing! I’ve also got a call set up […]

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How To Stream Media/Internet To Your TV – For Free! [Plus: Chromecast Giveaway]

August 29, 2014
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[This is part 2 of our 3-part series on how to save money with your cable, phone, and internet bills (while also FAILING at the same time). You can find part #1 here.] We’re back! Last article we went over how to get home phone service for practically free by using Ooma, and this time around we’re tackling the heated Cable/TV part of the telecom […]

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How To Get [Basically] FREE Home Phone Service!

August 27, 2014
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[This is post #1 in a 3-part series on how to save money with your cable, phone, and internet bills. And also how to FAIL at it the same time.] This post is going to be bitter sweet. On one hand I found a KILLER way to save some dough on our home phone line and am super excited about it (it’s basically FREE now […]

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Ask J. Money Anything Day!

August 25, 2014
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Did you wake up this morning wondering to yourself, “Gee, I sure wish my favorite blogger EVER would let me ask him a question today! I’ve never been able to reach him via email or twitter or facebook or linkedin or pinterest or even through his newsletter – when will he finally let us chat with him??” If so, today’s your lucky day :) For […]

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How to Score a Kick-Ass [Cheap] Wardrobe

August 22, 2014
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Okay, so wow. I have a new store crush: Plato’s Closet I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard of them before (their site claims they’re “the fastest growing retail franchise in North America” so people seem to love them!) but regardless I hit one up for the first time in 10 years and damn was I pleasantly surprised. High quality clothes for a fraction of […]

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12 Month Goals and Workaholism (word?)

August 20, 2014
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Back from the beach and ready to party hearty! I mean, talk about money… :) It was a long and interesting vacation (the wife got incredibly sick and literally stayed in bed for 4 days, while baby nickel woke up every 2 hrs at night), but overall there was plenty of beach and pool time to be had, and by the end of it everyone […]

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How I Graduated College With $100k… in Savings

August 18, 2014
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[J$ is recovering from beach week and shall return shortly... While he's away, enjoy this inspirational post by Will Lipovsky of FirstQuarterFinance.com. Proof again that it all adds up! And that you're never too young, or old, to get started...] At age 21 I graduated college with $100,000 sitting in the bank. Scratch that – most of it was invested elsewhere… but you get the […]

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Do You Ask For The Order?

August 15, 2014
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[Jay is downing Coronas today before heading back from the beach... Please enjoy this article by Erin of BrokeMillennial.com in his absence. It's an important one to keep in mind - esp for you hustlers!] My mother had an adage she often used if my sister and I ever complained about wanting something we didn’t get. Anytime I’d moan about how (my incredibly privileged) life just […]

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