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J. Money

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Budgets Are Sexy
General Finance
Hustling, Early Retirement, saving, budgeting, investing
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D.C., United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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I don’t know how you and your family celebrates Christmas or birthdays, but does your other half ever just tell you not to buy them anything ‘cuz they’re perfectly content' And do you believe them'' ;) My wife’s on year #8 now of doing this to me, and I think I’m finally catching on… Year #1: “Don’t buy you anything'' Yeah right!! Not falling for […] ...
Posted: Dec 15 2017 @ 7:29 AM
According to my 5 y/o, the last two weeks have been the best of his life :) First, he learns of the epic phrase, “Liar liar pants on fire” and cannot get over at how hilarious it is (if only it were true too! The entire DC area here would be a huge ball of flames!), and then this week he loses his very first […] ...
Posted: Dec 13 2017 @ 6:06 AM
When I started this blog 9 years ago, all I wanted to be was rich and famous so I could buy whatever I wanted and drive my fancy cars to all my fancy houses. I was 27, not married (yet), no kids, and quite honestly had no idea of what true wealth meant :) These days I still very much want to buy and do […] ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 6:02 AM
‘Sup sup! J. Money Claus here to spread the wealth, both literally and figuratively! ;) Just spent three solid hours reading and responding to all the great entries from last week’s Christmas Stimulus giveaway (over 800+ comments!), and WOW was it fascinating! You guys are so freakin’ creative!! We had the usual “I’d pay down debts” or “I’d bank it/invest it” or “I’d give it […] ...
Posted: Dec 08 2017 @ 6:02 AM
Heyo! That time again to check in with your money and see where you’re standing! AKA the best time of the month – NET WORTH DAY! Who’s with me'' :) We personally hit a brand new milestone over here crossing into the $700’s for the first time, but what’s even more exciting if I’m being completely honest, is the rapid growth of our new Spavings […] ...
Posted: Dec 06 2017 @ 6:02 AM
5 months ago I was on the verge of burning out again. I got sucked right back into all my projects and had my head down grinding away as we do, when one day I look up and my son was there asking if I’d like to go on a “hike” with him. (And by “hike” he meant a “walk” down by the “river” which […] ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 6:02 AM
[Happy Friday!! Got a special guest to the site today, Bob Lai from Tawcan.com, who talks about what it’s like growing up in a family with FIRE in their veins. You can’t always help who your family is or how they manage their money, of course, but when you find someone rockin’ it (family, friend, colleague) be sure to latch on and learn from them! […] ...
Posted: Dec 01 2017 @ 6:02 AM
Mornin’, y’all! Lots of great comments going on with our $500 Christmas Stimulus so far – if you haven’t entered yet there’s still a few days left! Five of you sexy readers will win $100 to play with! Today I want to pose a different question to marinate on though, and one that according to my friend Derek from Life and My Finances will tell […] ...
Posted: Nov 29 2017 @ 6:04 AM
Goooooood morning, y’all! Nice and happy from all that Thanksgiving goodness over the weekend' Ready to get back to the real world now and start talking Turkey vs eating it' ;) Can anyone use an extra $100 bill these days'' Well good news my fiscal friends, Christmas Stimulus is back!! And this year we’re giving away $500 in cash just for being a reader of […] ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 6:04 AM
[What up, what up! If you’ve ever considered transporting large amounts of cash across international borders, this post is for you ;) As told by Sarah Li Cain from High Fiving Dollars who hopes to never have to do this again! And if you’re reading this on Black Friday – good job. We’re running a site-wide sale today where everything’s 100% off :) Enjoy!] *********** […] ...
Posted: Nov 24 2017 @ 6:02 AM


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