Award winning personal finance blogger, fintech consultant, and daddy. With over a decade of building communities online, Jay’s projects have reached 25+ million views and are regularly featured in the media. An avid coin collector, beard grower, and hip-hop lover, Jay loves connecting the online world with the “real” world, and is incredibly thankful for the random fate that brought him here. You can find his full story here.

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current projects:

Budgets Are Sexy // a blog on personal finance and freedom
Coin Thrill // a blog on coin collecting

advisor to:

Digit // a financial startup that automatically saves you money
Rockstar Finance // a platform for personal finance enthusiasts and bloggers
Republic Wireless // a kick-ass wireless phone company

accolades:

☆ Winner of 12 industry awards
☆ 2016 Lifetime Achievement award
☆ 2012 Financial Blogger of The Year
☆ 2x Judge in FinCon’s FinTech Competition
☆ Dubbed a top “Social Influencer” in personal finance & wealth
☆ Had a feature spread in Forbes.com
☆ Budgets Are Sexy named best blog for twentysomethings by Kiplinger
☆ Rockstar Finance named a best site for money advice by Business Insider

past projects:

Rockstar Finance // a collection of the best articles on money (curation site)
Rockstar Directory // a database of 1,400+ financial blogs and resources
Rockstar Money Forums // a (positive) place to chat about money/blogging
Rockstar Community Fund // a philanthropy project that did $20,000 of GOOD
Love Drop // a philanthropy project that did $90,000 of GOOD
M.O.N.E.Y. // A podcast on personal finance and financial independence
☆ TakeOurStuff.com // a fun weekly giveaway site

random facts:

☆ Was once turned into a comic
☆ Loves mustard on mac n’ cheese
☆ Inventor of The Lifetime Wealth Ratio (LWR)
☆ Created The Financial Empowerment Game™
☆ Once turned down a million dollar offer for his sites
☆ Founder of International Be Proud of Your Money Day! (October 19th)
☆ Loved that he was once called “the Miley Cyrus of Finance”
☆ Maker of really ridiculous websites: whyyourepoor.com, badvoices.com, budgetsareboring.com, motherbudgeter.com