J Money From Budgets Are Sexy

J Money from Budgets Are Sexy joins the show to discuss how he became a successful blogger and if it’s still possible today.
J Money has been a model of consistency, blogging for over 12 years now.  He has helped bring together the personal finance community through his personal blogs.



J Money’s story starts when he went looking for a 2 bedroom apartment to rent in 2007.  He ended up buying a $350,000 house on a whim 48 hours later, with no money down.  After that, he decided to look for a budget online and he came across the blogging world and fell in love with the transparency!

Shortly after, he started his own personal finance blog (BudgetsAreSexy.com) to have fun and be held more accountable.  It unexpectedly took off and started making money with 20,000,000+ views.  He became a full-time, self-employed, blogger after that and has since made over $1,000,000.

J Money has won 12 industry awards, including Blog of The Year and Lifetime Achievement.  He is also consistently featured in the media in places like; Forbes, Inc Magazine, New York Times, LA Times, Kiplinger, Entrepreneur, & Business Insider.


Paying It Forward

J Money has also helped the community by becoming a Blogging Coach & Money Coach.  He’s helped buy or sell over 100 financial blogs, including a dozen of his own.

Next, he launched a year-long philanthropy project raising over $90,000 in cash & goods via micro-donations.

Lastly, he launched Rockstar Finance which is a curation & community platform with over 5,000,000 views.  It was dubbed a “go-to website for money advice”.  This is just one more of many accomplishments J Money has achieved in the personal finance space.  


J Money Today

He decided to sell Rockstar Finance for low-range six figures (Details can’t be disclosed) to free up more room for FAMILY time.  He also sold Budgets Are Sexy for medium-range six figures to free up more room in LIFE.

His current projects include one in which he is collaborating with The Motley Fool.  


We Discuss

  • J Money Money Story
  • Starting A Blog In 2020
  • Importance Of Tracking Your Net Worth



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