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Hey peeps! We’re spending this week at FinCon partying with our favourite bloggers and getting into all sorts of shenanigans.
Lots of cool stuff happening, including hanging out with J.Money, J.D.Roth, the MadFientist, Katie from Popup Business School, Mrs.Frugalwoods, Brad and Jonathan from ChooseFI, Carl from 1500 days, Mr and Mrs. ONL, Gwen from Fiery Millennials, Grant from Millennial Money, and a whole lot more!
The weird thing about FinCon is that you end up fan-girling over your favourite bloggers, while at the same time, somehow also being fan-girled over. I was waiting to chat with Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income when someone behind me said: “Hey! I wanted to introduce myself and tell you how much I love the Millennial Revolution!” I was like ‘say WHAT?!” Can a groupie also have groupies?
Luckily, I managed to corner J.Money and J.D Roth before they got mobbed by fans:
We’re also going to a talk by Paula Pant and Chris Guillebeau. So rather than than writing a post about it, I thought it would be fun do to one of those twitter live-streaming things that are all the rage these days. Follow along on twitter: @FIRECracker_Rev to tune in to all the madness!
Also, TD Ameritrade has a booth here…that should be pretty awkward…
For those of you who couldn’t make it, the sessions are recorded, uploaded after the FinCon is over, and you can access them for free here: https://www.youtube.com/c/finconexpo
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37 thoughts on “FinCon Madness!”
I’m curious after all you mentioned all those names. What’s the ratio of bloggers in attendance at these events compared to non-bloggers? Is it more of a networking thing, or do you think that you learn new skills and techniques you can apply to your own saving and investing?
Good point. It’s a networking of people with exact same ideas and actions…nothing new to learn.
People out there are the ones who need to be reached and not the bloggers of FIRE community…not very productive and beneficial to society I’d say!
FinCon isn’t a conference to learn how to invest and save. It’s a conference for personal finance bloggers and entrepreneurs to network, learn how to start podcasts, how to write a blog. etc. Your best bet for learning investing and saving are the Chautauquas.
And the Chataqua is AWESOME!
If only my 2018 vacation days weren’t already booked! Oh, to have more than three weeks off 😉
Look like all of you were having a great time exchanging ideas.
Kudos to all of you.
Looks like fun times! Enjoy!
Quite jealous, glad to see you’re having a great time.
Go grab another million in new ideas 🙂
OMG all of my favorite PF bloggers and people are in the same place at the same time. I can’t get any better than this!
Thank you so much for the update. I can’t go this year, but I’ve been keeping an eye out for updates and reports hehe.
I’ve never seen so many bloggers in the same place either. It’s pretty amazing.
Hope you get to go next year! On the plus side all the sessions are recorded, so you can always watch them afterwards!
So fun, thanks for sharing!
Damn – that looks so fun! I’ll really have to consider attending FinCon next year.
Please do! I met SO many cool people in such a sort of amount of time and got the low down on all sorts of SEO tricks, creating an online course, etc.
Partying with a bunch of number crunching nerds who enjoy life and want to help others do the same.
Sign me up!
Couldn’t believe how hard us money nerds can actually party! Come join us next year. Booze, booze and more booze all around!
I have got to make it to FinCon one year. If nothing else to get a picture with you two for my blog :).
Would love to see you there next year! I need more pictures with my peeps!
It was great to meet you two. I’ll say what I have to say to 100-some other people I exchanged pleasantries with so far. I wish we had a lot more time to enjoy a deeper conversation. One of these days.
Had a great time meeting you, PoFIRE! I sent a picture of us to one of your fans at Chautauqua Ecuador and he got a great kick out of it 🙂 Stay awesome!
Hi there….love your blog…how can I get more information about upcoming FINCON’s?…tried googling and did not get the info I was looking for…thanks and keep up the good work!
Hi Cynthia, the next FinCon will be from Sept 26-29, 2018 in Orland! Here’s the link:
You can also follow @FinCon on Twitter for updates: https://twitter.com/fincon
We’re home. And already going through withdraws! So great to meet and hang out with you guys! Can’t wait to see where the wind takes you next. Here’s hoping its in our neck of the woods! Until next time!
Miss you guys already! Hopefully we can party together again soon! Either way, I’m sure we’ll be in touch to talk about Portugal soon!
Yeah girl!! So much more fun hanging in real life than in pixels!! Keep pouring your heart into this blog – huge huge fan.
hey J! Meeting you was THE HIGHLIGHT of my entire FinCon experience. Thanks for being as awesome in person as your blog persona. You really are a rockstar 😀 Stay rad and thanks a million for everything that you do!
Maybe we’ll break the streak and go in 2018. Looks like a ton of fun!
Going to watch some of those sessions now and see what we’ve been missing…
We all seemed to have a great time!
Can’t wait until Orlando!
Wait, will there be a Chautauqua in Orlando? I’m packing now!!!
Glad to see you had tons of fun at FinCon. I would love to make it out again to Santa Barbara, California someday. 🙂
All of you are looking good together. I want to be one of you, a professional blogger. Because passive income is my dream. Thanks for sharing
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