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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

Ignore Everyone.

October 6, 2014
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I got this email over the weekend, and it reminded me of why it is I ignore everyone… Or, should I say, those investing “experts.” Not my friends who email me ;) So back in June of 2013 the market scared me and I chose to move most of my funds to a safer option with Vanguard (401k). Moved it to a fund that has […]

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7 Cheap [and Clever!] Ways to Entertain Your Kids

October 3, 2014
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As I sit here staring at my son’s dead bug collection (that’s right, dead bug collection – thanks a lot grandma!!), I can’t help but think of all the other activities we do that give my son endless joy on the cheap. I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s often the simpler things in life that excites him vs any fancy pants toys or games […]

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Net Worth Update: $456,140.18 [Down $3k]

October 1, 2014
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Happy October, hustlers! You ready for the pumpkins and beautiful fall leaves to start hitting ya?? And that perfect whether for jeans and hoodies??? (Mmmmmm….) My all-time favorite season, and what better way to bring it on w/ a little net worth update action :) I wish it were an *increase* to celebrate the turning of tides, here, but nonetheless it’s fun as $hit to […]

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Challenge #3 Complete: Saving $50/mo on Cable!

September 29, 2014
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[This is part 3 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 and part #2 here.] So I totally forgot to share the results with y’all last month on our cable bill stuff. Truth be told, I got all TV hacking tired out so […]

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Would You Have Done It?

September 26, 2014
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Happy Friday, y’all! You ready to make that cash today? You still rockin’ The Craigslist Rule with me? I’m excited to say I’ve sold my very first item from our house this week (I went w/ the backpack) and now the proud owner of a whopping $12 bucks! Haha… Watch out everybody, I’m stealing all your monies! As sexy as all that may sound, however, the […]

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Sober and Ready to Talk Money :)

September 24, 2014
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I’m back! Did you miss me? Do you want some more of Matt Becker? Did you even know I was gone? I didn’t know where I was half the time myself over the weekend so no hard feelings either way :) But what I do know is that I’m back in action and sober now, and ready to get down to business… The business of […]

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How to Be Invincible

September 22, 2014
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[Yours truly is still hungover gathering his marbles from this weekend's financial nerdfest, so please enjoy a great article today by my blogging friend Matt Becker of Mom and Dad Money. And by "killer," I mean the opposite of that since, ahem, this post is all about being invincible. Take it away, Matt!] How would you like to be invincible? Okay, maybe not truly invincible […]

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Hey New Orleans? I’m Baaaaaaaack!

September 19, 2014
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Good mornin’ my money hustlers! What’s shakin’? Where you be at? Where your money be at? I’m coming to you straight outta NOLA this morning, and in case you couldn’t tell I have an extra hop in my skip :) I’m attending our 4th annual personal finance blogger conference (FINCON) and I’m finally surrounded by people who not only *enjoy* talking about blog stuff 24/7, […]

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