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by J. Money on Friday, September 13, 2013

rockstar finance, rockstar money

I just put this new site together because I couldn’t get it off my mind:

And, also, because I just want to promote the crap out of every GREAT FINANCE ARTICLE out there! Similar to our weekly roundups we do here, only in a much more fun and prettier set up :) (We’ll still be doing the roundups here too). The goal of the whole thing is simple:

If it’s awesome, it goes on the site.

That’s it. A collection of my favorite clips/vids/quotes about money, all set up visually like nifty little bookmarks to tickle your membrane ;) I’ll be sticking to the best, and filtering the rest! (That last line just took me 15 mins to come up with btw. And now after re-reading it again it looks lame! Haha…)

So. Now that I’ve gotten that excitement off my chest, NOW IT’S ONTO WHY YOU SHOULD CARE. And I’ll give you three reasons for that:

  1. Because it’s all about AWESOME money stuff!
  2. Because you want to meet and learn from other great finance bloggers/writers out there – not just from me. Even though we all know my opinions are gold ;)
  3. Because one of you lucky bastards will win a kick-ass pair of shades for following it!

How you can get your hands on these money shades:

money shades

If you do one or all of the following, you’ll have a chance to win a pair of these new glasses I just picked up. And for the rest of our lives we’ll be together as twins ridin’ around in style and looking as dapper as we can. I don’t know what’s cooler than that? :)

So start following and learn from the best! I’ll pick a winner for the shades in two weeks, but just be sure to let me know in the comments down below once you’ve entered. One comment for each entry, please – that way I know you’ll be accounted for appropriately when I run later to select the winner. You can enter a total of 3 times max.

Here’s the site again so you can judge if it’s worthy enough to be followed:

Good luck! And thanks so much for supporting me all these years! :)

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PS: If you’re a *blogger* and want to submit your favorite/best articles from your site, you can most definitely do so by filling out this form. I won’t be able to accept all of them of course, but I’ll be sure to read each and every one sent over so everyone has a fair shot. If I happen to pass on yours, def. feel free to shoot over another :)

PPS: If you’re a *reader* and want to submit any awesome articles/pics/etc you’ve come across in the finance world, I’d love to hear from you too! Some of the best stuff I read online is because y’all pass it over knowing I’m such a sucker for this stuff  ;) And it helps everyone else following along too.

Thanks again!

{ 69 comments… read them below or add one }

1 guest September 13, 2013 at 5:26 am

Added you to my Feedly RSS subscriptions (looks like I’m your 2nd Feedly subscriber!).


2 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:28 am

Yeah! I was the 1st one, haha… now I don’t have to be lonely anymore ;)


3 Aimee September 13, 2013 at 6:44 am

Totally just liked that ish on FB… and I really do like it!


4 Adam September 13, 2013 at 7:15 am

Just added you to my Feedly and liked you on my Facebook and Twitter.


5 Lance @ Money Life and More September 13, 2013 at 7:54 am

Followed you on twitter. Sounds like a cool idea :)


6 Lance @ Money Life and More September 13, 2013 at 7:54 am

Added you to my feedly RSS feed!


7 Lance @ Money Life and More September 13, 2013 at 7:55 am

And I liked it on facebook of course :) Good luck with the new site. I’ll definitely be submitting some articles at some point :)


8 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:29 am

Thanks, please do! You’ve got to have one or two you love over all those months of blogging :)


9 John S @ Frugal Rules September 13, 2013 at 8:37 am

Followed, liked, etc… Very cool idea J$!


10 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:29 am

Thank you!! Was super fun to put together :)


11 Brian September 13, 2013 at 8:55 am

Twitter. Good luck!


12 Sarah Greesonbach September 13, 2013 at 9:12 am

Congrats! That’s awesome! It’s going in my Feedly, too!


13 B Ririe @ The Wealth Gospel September 13, 2013 at 9:18 am

I dig it. Following it….now


14 Jayne Makes Cents September 13, 2013 at 9:25 am

Followed, liked….. my future is so bright, I gotta wear shades!!! At 50, I am allegedly at the back end of my career. Let’s go Rockstar!!! Let’s get rich (cuz I’m already sexy!) in the next 10 years!


15 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:57 am

Rock it out, girl! You’ve got some spunk!


16 Debt Blag September 13, 2013 at 9:31 am

I’ve subscribed or followed in all ways. Good luck with your newest venture :)


17 Kasey September 13, 2013 at 9:32 am

Twitter, Facebook, email – I’m in! Love this idea! Looking forward to (more!) great stuff :)


18 Joel September 13, 2013 at 9:52 am

Wooo!!! I’m def psyched about this new project of yours, I’ve subscribed my email!


19 Heather September 13, 2013 at 9:52 am

Looks awesome! Can’t wait to dive in and read some of these articles!


20 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:58 am

For some reason I read that as, “Can’t wait to dive in and EAT SOME CEREAL!” Haha… I think I need to do that myself!


21 Camilia September 13, 2013 at 9:54 am

I’ve done all three :) so far it looks like most of your readers prefer facebook over twitter


22 Samantha September 13, 2013 at 10:00 am

That site looks fabulous – I’ve already found three new blogs to become obsessed with. I’ve subscribed via email!


23 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 11:59 am

COOL!!! I love hearing that!! It really is about every one *else* out there, not so much me. It’s a lot more fun promoting others than myself :)


24 Samantha September 13, 2013 at 10:01 am

I’ve also liked you on Facebook. Along with 60 other folks!


25 Jan September 13, 2013 at 10:16 am

I am just curious about how this is different from a Pinterest board


26 Camilia September 13, 2013 at 10:33 am

@Jan, the most obvious. way it is different is that readers aren’t forced to subscribe or join, they can read as a guest.


27 Jan September 13, 2013 at 10:59 am

You can do that on Pinterest too. You are not forced to subscribe or join to view. The reason I asked was because the layout of the new website is similar to a Pinterest board too.


28 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 12:01 pm

It is indeed similar to Pinterest, on purpose :) Only I own and control it and would like to think it’s a much more fun and juicy site than pinterest, haha… But they are rock stars over there too, no doubt about it. Wherever people wanna go to have fun w/ money is a-okay with me – as long as they’re learning!


29 Mrs. Pop @ Planting Our Pennies September 13, 2013 at 10:40 am

Super cool – good luck with the new venture! =) BTW – followed!


30 Stefanie @ The Broke and Beautiful Life September 13, 2013 at 10:41 am

Thanks for putting this together! I’m always so overwhelmed by the amount of “rockstar” PF content out there. Glad to have an aggregate site.


31 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 12:03 pm

Great! I was surprised that there weren’t many others out there yet to be honest with you, but probably because it takes a lot more time to do than you’d think. I’m learning that a lot right now, haha… But on the other hand, my hope is that that’s what’ll separate this site from the pack too. I’m not adding up every other post on the internet up there – only the ones that strike as the best :) And of course I want it to be fun for people so I’ll be doing some cool stuff myself on it w/ original content. Thanks again for stopping by!


32 Indian Thoughts September 13, 2013 at 10:48 am

email subscription done


33 Dear Debt September 13, 2013 at 10:55 am

Oh yeah! Hello Rockstar Finance!


34 Sherri September 13, 2013 at 10:57 am

Subscribed via email!


35 Sherri September 13, 2013 at 10:59 am

Following on Twitter (@ClutterJunkie)!


36 Sherri September 13, 2013 at 11:01 am

Liked on Facebook!


37 Giddings Plaza FI September 13, 2013 at 11:25 am

Great idea–and the panels for each link look good! Kind of Pinterest for money. Keep your right brain fired–you keep coming up with good ideas.


38 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Yup! You got it. I do my best and just hope one of them sticks, haha… so far this is looking like a winner though :)


39 Nancy Black September 13, 2013 at 11:26 am

Following on Twitter, Liked on Face Book..This is truly amazing. My eyes couldn’t settle on which to read first!


40 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm

GOOD! Love to hear that :) I won’t be inundating the site either with tons of new posts every day, so hopefully it gives people a time to really soak them in and read without feeling antsy that they have to get through all 50+ others going non-stop, haha… Or maybe that’s just the way I feel on sites like that? ;)


41 Giddings Plaza FI September 13, 2013 at 11:33 am

OK I’ve now spent some time on Rockstarfinance, and I’m liking it even more. You so far have some of my favorite blog posts, including MMM and financial samurai on retiring by 30. And a bunch of links to articles I haven’t seen before. Like it!


42 J. Money September 13, 2013 at 12:08 pm

You’ll like it more when we put one of your posts on it too ;) You better send me one or two you really love of yours so I can review them!


43 Joel @ SaveOutsidetheBox September 13, 2013 at 11:34 am

Nicely done sir. I’ve liked it on FB and following on Twitter. You are on entrepreneurial mofo and I dig it!


44 Michelle September 13, 2013 at 11:36 am

Great idea! Following on Twitter :)


45 No Waste September 13, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Followed, should be interesting to see a new take on personal finance aggregation.


46 Crystal September 13, 2013 at 12:24 pm

Congratulations!!! Liked it on FB!


47 Crystal September 13, 2013 at 12:24 pm

Followed on Twitter too!


48 a terrible husband... September 13, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Awesome! Congratulations! Look forward to following/liking/tweeting/sharing and, of course, the obligatory 21st century messages in a bottle and carrier pigeon just for good measure.


49 J. Money October 3, 2013 at 9:38 pm

I would LOVE to come across a message in a bottle!! I wonder if anyone ever does that anymore?? I bet kids still do… In fact, I’m marking it on my list to do with mine once he’s old enough to play along, but not too old where he makes fun of me ;)

I can probably do without the carrier pigeon though.


50 Nick @ September 13, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Liked on Facebook


51 Nick @ September 13, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Followed on Twitter


52 Nick @ September 13, 2013 at 1:48 pm

Follow on BlogLovin…..good luck with the new site J!


53 Ashley September 13, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Subscribed on Feedly


54 Jacob | iHeartBudgets September 13, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Ballin’ . Love the look too! Submitted an article, and will be stalking you in every (digital) way possible. Cool stuff man!


55 Alex September 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm

I am now twitstalking you. I could really use some super cool shades to make my stalking all the more incognito! Good luck with the site bud!


56 J. Money October 3, 2013 at 9:36 pm

It’s okay, i need more twitstalkers anyways ;)


57 Kristi September 13, 2013 at 7:20 pm

Liked on facebook :)


58 Christine @ ThePursuitofGreen September 14, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Where did you find those glasses??? Those are so funny. Congrats on the new site! Very nice.


59 J. Money October 3, 2013 at 9:37 pm

I found them in a clearance bin for a lot less than you can probably guess :) But I can’t put the price here or else people will think they’re crap! Haha… And they’re indeed AWESOME!


60 Morgan September 14, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Liked on Facebook! :)


61 Morgan September 14, 2013 at 4:28 pm

Subscribed via email! :)


62 Cassi September 15, 2013 at 2:48 am

Liked you on Facebook


63 Cassi September 15, 2013 at 2:49 am

Subscribed by email


64 Saskia September 15, 2013 at 10:30 am

Nice one! Love the idea of collecting all the good stuff in one place! Can’t think of a better idea than running a business looking through money tinted shades ;-)


65 J. Money October 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm

Haha… well good luck then! I’m picking the winner tomorrow morning :)


66 Saskia September 15, 2013 at 10:31 am

Ooooops, I also followed on all channels.


67 Leo Ostapiv October 3, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Sounds interesting.
I’ll add it to my mobile apps.


68 J. Money October 3, 2013 at 9:35 pm

Cool – glad you like it :)


69 J. Money October 6, 2013 at 11:47 am

PS: We announced the winner of the sunglasses on Friday :) Thanks for participating and supporting my new site!


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