December 2009

The Investment Known As Dating

December 31, 2009

[Guest article by Michael @ the Dough Roller] When most people think of investing, they think of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. However some everyday expenditures are actually investments in your future. The car you drive, house you buy and even clothes you wear are all calculated decisions made to further increase your wealth and overall happiness in life. If you’re single, dating can fall […]

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J. Money on Canada’s News95.7 Radio!

December 30, 2009

My first radio interview, can you believe it? The theme: Be prepared for Boxing Day. Which is apparently a huge shopping day in Canada ;) Here, you’ll know it as December 26th – or the day after Xmas, aka my birthday. So while I wasn’t able to listen to these clips scattered around Canada last week, I did get my hands on the mp3! But […]

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"New Blog Alert" Series!

December 30, 2009

Welcome to the New Blog Alert series! One of the BEST things I remember about starting this blog from scratch was networking and getting onto “the scene” here. Every last click and comment dropped excited me like no other (it still does!) , so my hope is that we can bring a little jolt of motivation and excitement to these new guys starting out. I […]

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Giving Away 3 Copies of "Start Over, Finish Rich!"

December 29, 2009

The new book by David Bach! Famous for The Automatic Millionaire – one of my top 3 favorite books ever :) Start Over, Finish Rich drops today, but if you’re one of the 3 lucky winners here you get your very own copy for free! I haven’t had the chance to finish the one I was sent myself, but so far it’s very Bach-like! haha…which […]

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So This Is What 30 Feels Like?

December 26, 2009

And just like that, J. loses an entire decade. But my damn if it wasn’t a good one! Graduations, marriages, travels, blogs, (beers) – I suppose we can close it out ;) Although the “30’s” sure don’t sound as nice, eh? Oh well, I won’t sit here and proclaim my elderlyness right now. I’m sure half of you can beat me in that department any […]

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Happy Holidays Everyone!

December 25, 2009

May God bless each and every one of you sexy little budgeters ;) We hope you’re able to spend lots of time with your friends and family! Do’s today: Open lots of presents. Be thankful. Eat lots of cookies. Enjoy some “you” time. Be merry! Don’ts today: Be upset that you didn’t get ___. Curse God, Jesus, or any other religious figure. Be sad. Do […]

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This Holiday Season, Think Small.

December 24, 2009

[Guest article by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval] As the authors of THE POWER OF NICE and THE POWER OF SMALL, we know first-hand how our small, kind actions can have a tremendous impact on the lives of others, and consequently our own. And contrary to what you might think, things as seemingly trivial and simple as making small talk with a stranger can […]

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Blogger Showdown #8: Madame X vs. Generation X

December 22, 2009

PF Blogger Showdown #8: Madame X vs. Generation X (aka Jeremy Voh)! AKA two bloggers who use my favorite letter in the entire alphabet! Makes me wonder why I didn’t call myself “X” Money actually ;) Though that does sound kinda dirty… It’s another round of Blogger vs. Blogger, friends! In the left corner, hailing all the way from Brooklyn, NY, and famous for her […]

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3 Simple Steps To Rock Your Finances

December 21, 2009

There are 3 simple steps I like to tell people when they’re interested in managing their money. 1) To seek out the info, 2) to act upon it, and 3) to use time to your advantage. Right now (unless I’ve already bored you) you’re in step #1 – you’re here reading this because you genuinely want to better your financial situation! And for that I […]

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