Matt Giovanisci ~ Podcast Co-Host

Hey, I’m Matt (Gio), a swimming pool and coffee blogger. I used to be terrible with money until Andrew helped me out. Now, I'm a financial big whig... sort of.

I live South Jersey (actually, I just refer to it as Philadelphia). Follow me on Twitter and we can chat about pools, beer or internet marketing.

8 Popular Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Can Start Today

Fidelity has published the top financial New Year’s Resolutions of 2014. I’ve outlined them and added a few more popular choices to help your finances.

The Fast Lane to Wealth: Real Strategies for Getting Rich Quick

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I’m a 30-year-old bachelor, and I no longer worry about money. It took me a while, but I finally learned how to get rich quick, for real. For many years I worried about money, but now I spend time enjoying it. No one wakes up wealthy one day. It is a choice that you make and a way that you live your life.

“All My Money” Personal Finance Rap Video

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We don’t want you to think our only talent is teaching people about money. So we recorded “All My Money” which may be the world’s only personal finance rap video. Dropping knowledge and a beat. 

This is Why I’m Broke: 18 Tough Lessons From Having No Money

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I’ve spent the past 30 years of my life being broke. Sure, I’ve had money, but I wasted it all, then asked myself why I have no money. I went from a single bachelor with his own home and a BMW to a single bachelor living with his brother and a Honda Civic, and I couldn’t be happier.

Beyond the 9-5: The Ultimate Guide to Making Money on the Side

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Need some ways to make money on the side?  Of course, we all do. This list contains real, sustainable ways to help you continue to make money and alternative ways to make extra money.

Crowdsourced Rap Video about Personal Finance Blogging

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What happens when you get 20 personal finance bloggers to submit webcam videos of themselves lip syncing an original rap song about blogging?

7 Lessons I’ve Learned From Owning 7 Cars


After owning seven cars, I now feel like I’m an expert at how NOT to buy a car, and I want to share the lessons I’ve learned along the way.

Why I’m Leaving PNC Bank for


Bank fees are the worst! Which is why I’ve decided to switch my personal banking to So far it’s been a blessing and I can’t wait for it to grow.

16 Tips For Hosting a Thrifty Thanksgiving

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Here are a few money-saving tips when planning and hosting Thanksgiving. Since I’m not the wealthiest dude, I found some really great ways to save cash.

Listen Money Matters Changed My Life and It Will Change Yours Too

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When I got fired from my marketing job in the pool industry and broke up with my beautiful, but emotionally draining girlfriend, I was fucking miserable.

How to Stay Motivated (Even on The Shitty Days)

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Learn in this article how I set myself up for a productive day. The goal is to not let your day get shitty by setting yourself up for productivity.

How To Spend Less Money: The Ultimate Course for Becoming A Shopping Sniper

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A 2,000 word training manual that will walk you through becoming a Shopping Sniper, allowing you to save more money & focus on what’s important.

Can’t Lose Weight? Here’s How I Lost 60 lbs Eating Healthy on a Budget


You can lose weight and save money! This is my story about how I lost over 60 pounds in a year and saved money just by eating less and not exercising.

Improve Your Credit Score in 3 Steps

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If you want to improve your credit score, all you have to do is follow these three easy steps, let time do its thing, and you’ll succeed.

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