In this episode, Doug and Carl interview blogging legend J$, founder of Budgets Are Sexy, Rockstar Finance, and Love Drop. Here are a few highlights of our discussion:
- J$ discusses how an innocent apartment search turned into a disastrous home purchase.
- The great “buy versus rent” debate
- Why humans sometimes buy homes when they shouldn’t
Budgets Are Sexy
- The origin story
- Publishing stories that no one else would touch
- The joy and pain of publicly sharing net worth
- Selling the site
- Creating good in the world with Love Drop (giving away $90,000!)
- Why do some people hate everything?
- How Doug gives back