Mike Brassfield

Mike Brassfield

Mike Brassfield is a financial writer based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He’s a senior writer for The Penny Hoarder, one of the nation’s largest personal finance websites. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in Kansas, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida, but mostly at the Tampa Bay Times. He has also worked for a PR firm and a U.S. military magazine. He has a journalism degree from the University of Kansas. He’s married with twin teenage daughters.


An SEO community with 750 paying members sold for $1.8 million

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Worried about the rise of artificial intelligence, he sold an SEO content agency for $850,000


He built a SaaS for Notion in public and sold for $300K


He started a pet e-commerce company with $3K and grew to $2M annual revenue

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