Award winning personal finance blogger, consultant, and daddy. With over nine years building communities online, Jay’s projects have reached 25 million views and are routinely featured in the media. He loves coffee, hip-hop, collecting coins, and connecting the online world with the *real* world. You can find his full story here.

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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
Rockstar Directory // a database of personal finance blogs and resources
Rockstar Money Forums // a place to chat about money/blogging
Rockstar Community Fund // an incubator of GOOD
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


☆ Full feature in Forbes
☆ Winner of 12 industry awards
☆ 2013 Financial Blogger of The Year
☆ 2016 Lifetime Achievement award
☆ 2x Judge in FinCon’s FinTech 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:

☆ Was once turned into a comic
☆ 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)
☆ And maker of ridiculous websites:,,

favorite compliment (?):

“He says really nice things but looks like a weirdo. He’s like the Miley Cyrus of Finance” – Alison G.