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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

“I Sock Away a Minimum of $6,000 a Year From Change”

September 17, 2014
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Remember my announcement last week of our new Challenge Everything Savings account? Well, this is proof right here of how POWERFUL this idea can be if you really apply yourself. And it doesn’t require any major change to your normal routine either! [In fact, this $6k doesn't even include any expense savings money which is the core of what we'll be personally stashing ourselves. Meaning […]

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Happy “Free Money Day!”

September 15, 2014
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So something funny happened yesterday as I was doing a little work. I was in search of a Flickr photo relating to kids and money for an upcoming Rockstar Finance post, and amidst my scanning I see this pic featured above of these signs promoting “Free Money Day.” Initially I just kept going and tried not getting sucked into the black hole that is the […]

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New Rule: List One Thing a Week on Craigslist!

September 12, 2014
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I’m pretty excited about this one today :) I’ve been all about the “missions” lately on this blog and in my life, and while some fade away faster than a scalded dog, others stick around for the long haul and become absolute game changers. And I’m hoping/praying/anticipating this will be one of them! If there’s two things I’ve really wanted to conquer lately, it’s owning […]

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How I Make Money Online…

September 10, 2014
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Last week we ran our (tri) annual “Ask J. Money Anything Day,” and 50+ questions later my fingers fell off and we called it a day. I answered everything from blogging, to budgeting, to mortgages, retirement, money mistakes, career, and even what the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow is ;) It was a ton of fun, and if you find yourself bored anytime pop […]

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It’s Life Insurance Month! Don’t Click Away!

September 9, 2014
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Ah yes… September. The air is cooling, the leaves are coloring, NFL Football is back (way to start the season off right, ‘Skins! #NOT), and most importantly – It’s LIFE INSURANCE AWARENESS MONTH!!! OMG! CGW! (Crowd goes wild) OTM! (over the moon) TGIS! (thank goodness it’s September) I know I know, you waited all year for this month to come and now that it’s here […]

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The New “Challenge Everything” Savings Account!

September 8, 2014
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It’s funny that out of all the days to open a new account I choose today – right after my thesis on condensing bank accounts – but I’ve stumbled onto a great way to kick this “challenge everything” mission into higher gear, and I think the benefits will far out shadow the rule break :) If you recall, one of the main areas we’ve been […]

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Where All My Bank Accounts Are

September 5, 2014
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Have you ever stopped and counted where all your financial accounts are? Could you list them out on a sheet of paper if needed? (PS: A pop quiz is coming at the end of this ;)) I was reading this article on simplifying your money, and in it they asked four simple questions: How many credit cards do you have? How many bank accounts do […]

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Side Hustle Series #52: I’m A Lyft and Uber Driver

September 3, 2014
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[Fellow blogger Harry Campbell shares what it's like to be a Lyft and Uber driver today - including how much it pays. Sounds kinda legit!] I’ve always been good at making money. But not just any kind of money, I seem to attract jobs that pay well, are laid back and don’t require a whole lot of work. That should sound like the perfect recipe […]

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