J Money wasn’t necessarily BAD with money, but his first home purchase - made because everyone else was doing it - prompted him to seek out advice about money.He stumbled upon the blogging world and was enthralled with the transparency. Here were real people talking about real issues they were facing - similar to what he was going through himself.He started his own blog called BudgetsAreSexy, and soon was approached by someone who wanted to buy an ad on the site. A new source of income generation!His blog success brought attention from national news sites, and traffic grew exponentially once they started sharing his articles. But as traffic grew, so did his time commitment. As he became more entrenched in the blogging space, he discovered that people buy and sell blogs - so he started flipping web sites. Another source of income generation.When it came time to choose between his full time job and his side hustle, he discovered the decision was made for him when he was called into his manager’s office and let go. (The company later went out of business.)Thrust into entrepreneurship, J buckled down with his spending, and discovered that Budgets really ARE sexy, and they can be the key to your financial success.Topics:J's journey with moneyHow he came across blogging worldWhat his biggest financial regret isBuilding income on buying blogsWhere he got his blog name "Budgets Are Sexy"How he handle his personal financial positionThe moment he created his budgetThe 'no spend month' challengeTalking about his net worthHow important time for him isWhat his wife doing for workHis plan for the futureHis advice on starting a blogThe biggest help to fix his financesThe reason why he was called as Miley Cyrus of financesAnd SO much more!Links:70+ Ways to Make Money on The Side - Budgets are Sexy Do You Know Your Insurability? - Budgets are Sexy RedditBiggerPockets Money Podcast 100: From Financial Disaster to Real Estate Master with Brandon TurnerBiggerPockets Real Estate PodcastBiggerPockets ForumsBlogger.comListen Money MattersBiggerPockets Money Podcast 45: The Truth About Entrepreneurship with Matt GiovanisciProfiles:Budgets are SexyRockstar FinanceJ. MONEY
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