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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

Forbes and Planting Your Seeds TODAY!

January 16, 2015
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Happy Friday y’all! Hope you had a good week of multiplying that money – preferably as you slept ;) It’s been a wild ride over here this week to say the least, and to be honest I’m still pinching myself in disbelief. For those who haven’t seen it, an entire article was written about me over at Forbes (!!!) on how I grew my net […]

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Side Hustle #56: I Get Paid to Empty Septic Tanks

January 14, 2015
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[This is an article by John C. as part of our Side Hustle Series. If you ever wanted to know what it's like (and how much it pays) to clean out septic tanks and portable toilets, now's your chance ;)] For the last couple years I have noticed that most of my friends and co-workers have a side hustle, but I have had trouble committing […]

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How I Save Money… [In Pictures]

January 13, 2015
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[This post is part of the TaxACT How I Save blog tour which teaches you ways to keep more money in your pocket. Last year, TaxACT saved America over $240 million on tax preparation. How much can you save? To learn more about tips and strategies on saving, click here.] BOO! We break our regularly scheduled postings this week to talk more about $$$ saving and offer y’all up a chance to win some […]

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Challenge Savings Month #4: $2,029.81 [+$800]

January 12, 2015
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Alright alright alriiiight! Welcome to another rousing Challenge update post where I share everything we’ve put into our new savings account here in hopes it motivates you to do the same :) It really is unbelievable how fast these dollars add up… And I’ll tell you this much – time just keeps on going too, whether we want it to or not! So if you’re […]

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The Cable Diaries – Final Chapter

January 9, 2015
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So, five months ago I decided I was done paying $170.00 every month to our cable provider, and set out to lower it as much as I could without sacrificing quality of life. I didn’t know why we were okay with paying so much over time, but it just seemed “normal” so we never second guessed it (even as a personal finance blogger!). But then […]

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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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