WELCOME TO MY MONEY BLOG! If you like talking about saving, early retirement, getting out of debt, hustling, and my personal favorite - growing your net worth (I share mine here monthly), you will probably like this site. If you think money is lame, you probably won't. XOXO, J. Money

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How Far Would You Go To Pay Off Debt?

November 6, 2017
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Are you willing to get rid of all your things? Move back in with your parents? Sell your car? How about give up a left testicle? Before you laugh at that last one, check out this comment we just got here: I need around $35,000 give or take to get me n my wife out of debt if u have anything in mind please feel […]

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Net Worth Update: $688,210.30 (+$12,000)

November 3, 2017
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Another new month so you know what that means – time to update the ol’ net worth! We’re onto month #118 in a row here for us, and still one of the best moves we’ve ever made for our money. Nothing keeps you more accountable than knowing where all your $$$ is (or isn’t!) at any given month. So please please PLEASE start tracking this […]

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10 New Fintech Companies To Watch Out For! (Plus Highlights From FinCon 2017)

November 1, 2017
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What up, y’all! Just got back and sobered up from our financial blogging conference, and thought I’d share some of the highlights from it. Namely, the handful of new financial companies that were part of our yearly fintech competition I helped judge! It’s always so interesting to see how people use technology to solve our problems out there, and just like last year’s competition this […]

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“How Will This Move Me Forward?”

October 30, 2017
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Saw an interesting tip posed by my man Tom Corley the other day, author of Rich Habits. He says this is the “only question you ever need to ask yourself” before making a move. Which is kinda drastic in my opinion, but hey – here I am blogging about it! Here’s the question: “How will this move me forward?” So simple, yet so profound! And […]

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Nothing’s Ever Permanent

October 27, 2017
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Here’s a crazy thing to think about: Nothing you own is permanently yours. Not your house. Not your clothes. Not your car. Not your friends. Not your health… Everything will disappear at some point in your life, and the world will keep moving on without you! That’s the freaky part. The good part? We have lots to be appreciative of NOW, and we get to […]

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9 More Financial Hacks to Put In Your Pocket

October 25, 2017
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Alright, so last week we featured a ton of financial tips and motivation from our *readers* of the blog here, so today I thought we’d share a handful of tricks from the *bloggers* in our space.  Many of which I’ll be hanging out with today and over the next few days at our yearly FinCon conference, so if you’d like me to personally thank any […]

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Do You Include Pensions in Your Net Worth? How About Art, Insurance, Homes, Cats, Baseball Cards?

October 23, 2017
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What do you include in your net worth? What *don’t* you include? This is probably the 3rd most popular question I get asked, outside of “Is J. Money your real name?” (Yes) and “how did you get so damn sexy??” (I don’t know, it just comes natural! ;)) So today I thought I’d list out my personal feelings on it, and then everyone can chime […]

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Is Checking Your Money Every Day Making You Sad?

October 20, 2017
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[Happy Friday! Today’s weekly guest post comes from Owen of PlanEasy.ca – a financial planner and geek of all things personal finance. Do you fall into any these bias traps Owen shares today?!] ****** If you’re a personal finance geek like me, you probably check your money on a regular basis. Whether that’s weekly, daily or even multiple times per day. Maybe you check your […]

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If You’re Smart Enough to Retire Early, You’re Smart Enough to Figure Out The Future

October 18, 2017
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Whenever I see gobs of hate hit our blog here, I know for a fact it’s been picked up in the media lately and people for some reason feel the need to go out of their way to spread the nastiness… Such was the case the other week when one of Mr 1500’s posts got picked up by Business Insider and over 200,000+ people viewed […]

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10 #Money Tips For Ya

October 16, 2017
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Y’all asked for more real-life stories like our #money motivations from last week, so today we deliver up another plate full :) Only this time around, we focus on money #tips. (Why do I keep #hashtagging everything?) I always keep a folder of great ideas when I see them in comments or emails, so here’s a smattering of them all for your perusal today. Share […]

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What I Learned From Interviewing 19 Millionaires

October 13, 2017
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[Hey guys! Welcome Benjamin Davis from FromCentsToRetirement.com to the blog today. He’s been on an interesting journey lately hanging out with millionaires, and stops by to share some insight :) What a great way to soak up some knowledge, eh? Only costs you a cup of coffee!] ******** While doing my PhD in Germany, I developed CFS/adrenal fatigue and I feared I could not work […]

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#Money Motivation

October 11, 2017
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There’s a lot of doom and gloom in the world today. Here are some emails I’ve saved over the months which can’t help but get you to smile and be proud of your fellow man :) None of this money stuff happens over night, but it’s amazing what a little patience and just plain CARING will do once you set your mind to things! Let […]

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The $50,000 Dollar Question…

October 9, 2017
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Goooooood morning budgeters! What’s good? How did your weekend go? Anyone have off today for Columbus Day? We’re gonna do a fun one today to kick off the week, and I wanna see how all your answers here differ from the same question we recently asked over a hundred $$$ bloggers too :) If you recall, we started a new series over at Rockstar Finance […]

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How To Make Thousands As a Forensic Accountant

October 6, 2017
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[Welcome to another edition of our Side Hustle Series! Up today, Keith Schroeder from The Wealthy Accountant who teaches us how to make some extra money today as a forensic accountant. A smart and fun dude, who currently holds the #1 slot in our Blogger Net Worth Tracker at over $12 Million. Whip out a notepad and get ready to take notes!] ******* A man […]

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