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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

Digit: The Easiest Way to Save Money? Ever?

January 7, 2015
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If you suck at saving money and/or are just plain lazy, you’re going to love this new service out there called Digit. A friend of mine texted me about it last week and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since – constantly refreshing my screen to see how much I’ve saved since signing up so far (scroll down and you’ll see ;)). In fact, I […]

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End of Year Net Worth Update: $469,631.26

January 5, 2015
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Another month, another net worth update! Y’all following along on your side too, right? Tracking your progress and making sure things are on the up and up? If not, stop reading now and do one of the following: Sign up to mint.com (free) and connect your accounts – they’ll spit you out your net worth Sign up to PersonalCapital.com (free) and connect your accounts – […]

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My New Year’s Resolution: LIVE MORE

January 2, 2015
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You’d think as a personal finance blogger my goal this year would be money-related, but truth be told I feel like a schlub always putting money/blogging/entrepreneurship first. I tell people, and myself, that family and friends are priority #1, but my actions often say otherwise :( And it’s not something I want to see continuing, especially now that I’m blessed with two beautiful boys in […]

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Our Most Popular Articles of 2014

December 31, 2014
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Happy New Years Eve y’all! Before you get sloshed out there and party into the wee hours, I thought I’d give you an opportunity to fill your brains one last time this year with some fiscal sex-savvy-ness (real word, look it up). And everyone knows it ain’t a party without a financial nerd in the house, so soak these up and then get out there […]

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Christmas Gifts Worth Re-Gifting!

December 29, 2014
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Hidey ho frugal neighbors – welcome to Christmas hangover! But not to fret just yet – let’s talk about ALL THE PRESENTS WE JUST GOT – WOO!!! And more specifically, those presents that were so financially sexy that you can’t help but to gift forward yourself next year. Re-gifting the perfect gift ideas! See what we did there? ;) We’ll start with my wife’s favorite […]

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All I Want For My Birthday…

December 26, 2014
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Good morning friends! And a very happy Boxing Day to you Canadians, UK’ians, Hong Kong’ians, Australians, New Zealanders, Kenyans, Jamaicans, Norway’ians and Swedes too. You all get to celebrate on the second best birthday there is out there after Jesus’ – mine ;) A fine American’s! I’ll be off snuggling my boys today, but I wanted to pop on real quick and request a birthday […]

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Side Hustle #55: Playing Santa Claus

December 24, 2014
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[If you've ever wondered how much you get paid for being Santa, today's the day you find out :) My man Lance gives us the inside scoop in our latest side hustle series while yours truly is out playing Guy-Who-Waits-Til-The-Last-Minute-Claus getting presents... I swear, next year I'm jumping in a big red suit and making money instead!] Santa loves to give, but he loves to […]

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Things you can’t change.

December 22, 2014
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Things you can’t change: The weather The unemployment rate People who are dumb The stock market Things you can change: Your spending Your saving Your income Your life Your happiness The end. —– design by sean macentee

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Friday 5: Virgin Money

December 19, 2014
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(Did that come off dirty?) Good morning sexy savers! Did you have a good week of bringing home that bacon? Are your side hustles going nice and strong? Pay off any more debt this week? Let’s go back in time today, shall we… I want to know all your financial “first times” today for no particular reason other than pure curiosity :) Leave them in […]

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Do You Give Money to Panhandlers?

December 17, 2014
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I did, twice this week. And each time my wife scolded me. She tells me it’s smarter to give to “legitimate” charities because you never know if these panhandlers are lying. Which is true, you don’t, but what if they aren’t? What if they do have cancer and no home and 5 kids who can’t afford to eat dinner that night? What if they are […]

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