Money Behind the Munchies is a publication where we share everything we’ve learned about running a 10-count vending machine business in Nashville, TN.

What to Expect

We’re a couple of twenty-something-year-olds trying to unlock that sweet, sweet ~passive income~ sooner rather than later.

We’re learning a lot every single day, and our intent is to share every detail with you.

By simply dropping your email address, here is what you can expect for free on a weekly basis:

  • A detailed breakdown of our business operations for the week —

    • Our total revenue across all 10 machines

    • The money we spent that week on snacks

    • Our best selling products

    • Our most recent challenges

  • A deep dive into an insight / problem we’re solved as vending machine owners (i.e. how we figured out the right snacks to sell, the way in which we approach refilling our machines, where we shop to save money)

Join the crew

Be part of a community of people who share your interests.

We’re going to grow this to a 100-count vending machine business in the coming years and can’t wait to bring you all along for the ride.

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Sharing the intricacies of running a 10-count vending machine business.


Austin Hankwitz 

I create personal finance & investing content - empowering everyone to become an educated investor. Featured on CNBC, NY Times, WSJ & Bloomberg.