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Welcome to my money blog! If you like talking about saving, hustling, investing, getting rid of debt, and my personal 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

6 Reasons Having One Savings Account Can Be Bad

May 11, 2015
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[Please welcome my friend, Chenell, today from Bright Cents. While I typically like keeping my accounts super simplified and streamlined, I gotta admit it’s not the best for goal setting and motivation. I learned this fast when we opened up a new account for our Challenge Everything money and it’s been a total game changer. Take it away, Chenell!] When we talk about savings accounts, […]

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The More You Slack, The Less You Stack

May 8, 2015
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Welcome to Friday, hustlers :) It seems Spring brings out all the hope and beautiful flowers out there, but it also brings out the ol’ entrepreneurial spirit too. As evidence of the 5+ lawn mower hustlers that have since knocked on my door these past two weeks – hah. But as my aptly titled post says today, the more you slack the less you stack! […]

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Travel Hacking 101 w/ Brad Barrett

May 6, 2015
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What up $$$ lovers! I thought we’d do something different today where we tackle a subject that everyone’s talking about, but one that yours truly SUCKS at: Travel hacking. I.E. signing up to all kinds of credit card offers and reaping hundreds thousands of dollars/reward points to travel the world like you’re Jay Z on a budget ;) I.E. something I don’t dare mess with […]

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Net Worth: $478,907.13 [up $1,000’ish]

May 4, 2015
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A new month, a new net worth! One of the 12 best times of the year ;) And this will mark month #88 of tracking it so far too, whew. One of the biggest game changers of my finances, I’ll tell you what. You can think all you want about your money and where you believe it to be (or not), and how good (or […]

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This Week in Money, Apps, and Time Machines

May 1, 2015
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“Carrying debt is as appealing as being covered with leeches, and has much the same effect.” – JL Collins Gooooooood morning, my fiscally sexy friends! What it do? Where your money partying these days? Have you drank as much coffee as I have this morning?? :) Another week down in our lives (scary!), but another week we’re all hopefully getting closer to financial freedom. The […]

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20+ Triggers to Hack Your Life & Money

April 29, 2015
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One year ago I picked up a large, 8 cup, water bottle to help force me to drink more water, and after staring at it day in and day out I’m proud to say I’m still going strong and hydrating my body :) It’s rare stuff like this sticks, but according to my psychology loving friend James Clear, this is the power of “physical triggers.” […]

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“What The Hell Is a Wishing Well?”

April 27, 2015
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If you ever had to attend a wedding or any of the parties that surround it, you’re going to appreciate this email. If you’re the couple who’s referenced here, you’re probably not :) I want your comments/tips/thoughts afterwards! Hi there, I have a question for you. I have an engagement party this weekend. On the lovely commercially printed invite are the words “wishing well optional.” […]

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This Week in Money, Apps, and Sexy New $$ Books

April 24, 2015
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Poor people spend their money, and invest what’s left. Rich people invest their money, and spend what’s left. – Jim Rohn Something tells me we have more rich people reading this today than poor people, am I right? Right? Right??? (In the voice of Ned Ryerson from Ground Hogs Day ;) “Watch out for that first step, it’s a dooz-ey!”) A big week for us here […]

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