Award winning blogger, consultant, experimenter, and daddy. With over eight years building communities online, Jay's projects have reached 20 million views and are routinely featured in the media. He loves coffee, hip-hop, personal finance, and collecting coins. You can find his full story here.
j. money press

current projects:

Budgets Are Sexy // a blog on personal finance and freedom
Rockstar Finance // a collection of the best articles on money
PF Directory // a database of resources for personal finance bloggers
Coin Thrill // a blog on coin collecting

advisor to:

Digit // a financial startup that automatically saves you money
Republic Wireless // a kick-ass wireless phone company
Plutus Foundation // a 501(c)3 promoting financial literacy


- Full feature in Forbes
- Winner of 11 industry awards
- 2013 Financial Blogger of The Year
- 2016 Lifetime Achievement award
- Judge in FinCon's inaugural FinTech Startup Competition
- Dubbed a top "Social Influencer" in personal finance & wealth
- Budgets Are Sexy named best blog for twentysomethings by Kiplinger
- Rockstar Finance named a best site for money advice by Business Insider

retired projects:

Love Drop // a philanthropy project that raised over $90,000 in 12 months
M.O.N.E.Y. // A podcast on personal finance and financial independence
Take Our Stuff // a fun weekly giveaway site

random facts:

- Drives FrankenCaddy
- Inventor of The Lifetime Wealth Ratio (LWR)
- Founder of International Be Proud of Your Money Day! (October 19th)
- Was once turned into a comic
- And maker of ridiculous websites:,,,

say hi:

"He says really nice things but looks like a weirdo. He's like the Miley Cyrus of Finance" Alison G.