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Jack Raines
December 22, 2021

Hello friends, and welcome to Young Money! If you want to join 2031 other readers learning about finances and career navigation, subscribe below:

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Thank You 🙏🏼

That graph right there? That is nuts.

In July, I decided to start a newsletter (blog? Honestly I still have no idea what the right term for “this” is). I didn’t know where it would go, who (if anyone) would subscribe, or what exactly I would write about every week.

I just knew that I spent a lot of time reading and talking about money and jobs, so I might as well write about it. And here we are, 2031 of you later.

It’s been wild watching this thing grow. At first, it was slow. Painstakingly slow at times. I would spent seven hours writing a piece, just to gain 0 subscribers (and sometimes lose 1 or 2) afterwards. But I just kept writing, and writing, and writing.

And then it started clicking in late October.

Now? I’m just getting started. I spent the last four months writing while backpacking around Europe, but I’m back in the great US of A now. More time to write great stuff for you guys to read every week. There’s so much craziness in both financial and labor markets that I’ll have plenty to pull from.

Get ready for more personal anecdotes, more crayon drawings, and more stories about finance, investing, and careers.

2031 subscribers right now. 25,000 this time next year.

Side note: if you want to start a newsletter and have some questions. Don’t hesitate to email/message me. Writing online isn’t easy, and I’m here to help.

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Let’s finish the week strong and keep an eye out for Santa this weekend.


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