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.

How to Get Rich Quick Realistically

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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, realistically. For many years I worried about money, but now I spend time enjoying it. No one wakes up wealthy one day. It’s is a choice that you make and a way that you live your life.

31 Money Saving Tweets From December 2013

31 money-saving tweets for December 2013

Every month we have been tweeting one money-saving tip per day using the hashtag #Save365. The following tweets were from December of 2013.

The Money Matters Manifesto

The Money Matters Manifesto: With responsibility comes great wealth. Trick yourself into saving.

Don’t let your money rule you. Take control, get started, and become inspired by our Money Matters Manifesto graphic. Read it, share it, do it!

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

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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 Simple.com

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

12 Killer Budgeting Tips From Personal Finance Bloggers

12 Killer Budgeting Tips From Personal Finance Bloggers

I suggest you read and use these killer budgeting tips from the best personal finance bloggers.

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.

The Most Productive Thing You Can Do is Ignore The Numbers

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Too much data and information is a bad thing when it comes to investing. Stop stressing and start investing!

Our Favorite Tools and Tips to Increase Productivity

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I want to share the tips and tools that have absolutely worked for me when it comes to increasing productivity throughout my work day.

The Don’t Spend Money Daily Habit Using The Lift App

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Would you like to build better habits but need a little help staying on track? There is a great app called Lift that will help you do just that.

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

"To Roth or not to Roth"

In this episode we answer another listener question about whether he should invest in a Traditional 401k, a Roth 401k, or both.

“All My Money” Personal Finance Rap Video

"All My Money" personal finance rap video

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. 

30 Day Challenge: How to Get Rid of Cable TV

Losing money through TV.

I challenge you to get rid of cable for a month and stash the money you save in a high-interest online savings account or invest it!

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.

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.

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.

Ways To Make 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.

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.

How To Write A Professional Resume

how to write a professional resume

An average job search lasts 18 weeks, but longer if you don’t have a resume. Here are 14 questions and templates to show you how to write a professional resume.

This is Why I’m Broke: 18 Lessons I Learned 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 asking 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.

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

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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.

You’re Not Going to Make Money Without Doing The Work

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There is one thing that still perplexes some, and even myself, and that’s how to MAKE money. How do you make money?

7 Bad Money Habits You Need to Break Right Now

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If you are currently practicing any of these 7 bad money habits, you should make it a goal to stop them. Find out what they are and how to break them here.

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