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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

How I Graduated College With $100k… in Savings

August 18, 2014
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[J$ is recovering from beach week and shall return shortly... While he's away, enjoy this inspirational post by Will Lipovsky of FirstQuarterFinance.com. Proof again that it all adds up! And that you're never too young, or old, to get started...] At age 21 I graduated college with $100,000 sitting in the bank. Scratch that – most of it was invested elsewhere… but you get the […]

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Do You Ask For The Order?

August 15, 2014
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[Jay is downing Coronas today before heading back from the beach... Please enjoy this article by Erin of BrokeMillennial.com in his absence. It's an important one to keep in mind - esp for you hustlers!] My mother had an adage she often used if my sister and I ever complained about wanting something we didn’t get. Anytime I’d moan about how (my incredibly privileged) life just […]

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Cool Job: I Traveled the Country as “Fancy Nancy”

August 14, 2014
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[Jay is traveling the beach today as "Fancy Daddy." So check out this post by Stefanie O'Connell of  The Broke and Beautiful Life while he's getting a tan ;) Or, more than likely, trying to get Baby Penny & Nickel to quit putting sand in their mouths, sigh...] If you have parented, “aunted” or “uncled”, or babysat a young girl of a certain age in […]

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Miss Me? Vote For Me!

August 13, 2014
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Hello dearest money lovers, what’s shakin’? Whatcha been up to while I’ve been away? Miss me yet? Earn your first million yet? Can I ask you like 3,800 more questions? :) As you probably know by now, I’m out on the beaches of beautiful South Carolina, splashing water around and making sure my little sand crabs are enjoying their family vacation.  I forget how different […]

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I’ll Show You Mine…

August 12, 2014
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[Jay's at the beach all week chasing his silly boys around, so today enjoy a fun (and feisty) article by his friend Shannon McLay - a financial advisor and blogger behind Financially-Blonde.com. She not only makes some serious points, but she lives and breathes this stuff daily. Enjoy!] I will never forget the first client who entrusted me with investing her money, and the day […]

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Retiring at 67 Is For Suckers

August 11, 2014
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[Jay's at the beach all week collecting sea shells, so please to enjoy today a riveting article by our good friend Mr. "Good Looking, But Not Quite Sexy, Budgeter." Who you may recall from past articles such as The Rule of 72. Today he shares his epiphanies with retiring, and drops some mad math skills on us all. See if you can follow!] I’m 34 […]

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Life’s a Beach

August 8, 2014
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Every year around this time my family and I take a week long vacation to the beach. For the past handful of years we’ve landed in Rehoboth, Delaware, but this time around we’re heading down south and trying something new: Charleston, South Carolina – opah! The last time I was there was for a bachelor party, but something tells me this time might be a […]

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The 15 Questions of Debtors Anonymous

August 6, 2014
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I bet you didn’t know there was a Debtors Anonymous, huh? :) Indeed there is though, and it sounds like an awesome resource. Here’s a brief bio from their website (DebtorsAnonymous.org): “Debtors Anonymous offers hope for people whose use of unsecured debt causes problems and suffering in their lives and the lives of others… For many it is a false crutch that feeds fantasy and […]

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