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Announcing the Back-to-School Shuffle for a Shuffle Giveaway!

For many of you, it’s time to head back to college and hit the party circuit (and maybe a few books, too). In honor of our studious readers, the members of the College Money Network have put together a week-long series and giveaway to help you start this year off right. For the first “Shuffle” […]

HP Better Together: Top Entries and Winner!

Many thanks to everyone who entered the PoorerThanYou and HP Better Together Giveaway! The requirement to enter was to submit a piece of multimedia that relates to personal finance. Here are the top entries, in the order they were submitted. Remember, top entries were judged on the following: Demonstration of a sound personal finance concept. […]

Better Together: HP Laptop Bundle Giveaway!

The contest is now CLOSED! A big “thank you!” to all who entered! The best entries, and the winner of the laptop bundle, will be posted here on by 6pm today. The winner will also be contacted by email, so watch your inbox! HP and Microsoft have graciously provided me with a sweet laptop […]

Coming Up: “Better Together” Back to School Laptop Giveaway

Coming Up: “Better Together” Back to School Laptop Giveaway

It happened last year on my birthday. I alluded to it in last month’s net worth update. Yes, it’s happening: together with HP and Microsoft, I’m giving away a laptop bundle on Poorer Than You this month! As a part of a massive 25-blog giveaway called “Better Together” I’ll be giving away a delicious prize […]

Survey Results: Connecting With Poorer Than You

Thanks to everyone who took the recent survey on Poorer Than You, which asked about the different ways you would like to connect with the site. Here’s a graph of the results (keep in mind that everyone had the option of selecting more than one answer): Please excuse my ugly graph – I didn’t got […]

Take a Survey, Enter to Win a $10 Amazon Gift Certificate

Do you want a ridiculously easy way to enter to win $10 to spend at I thought you might! Well, it doesn’t get much easier or faster than this: take this survey, leave your email address, and you’re entered to win. That’s it. The survey should take you less than 30 seconds. If it […]

Upromise Tuition Tales: $10,000 Giveaway

Are you a current college student? Or maybe you’re a past college student that’s still paying off loans? Or you’re a parent of a child that will someday go to college? Now that we’ve covered just about everyone… would you like $10,000 for past, current, or future tuition costs? Well, heck yeah! Upromise has partnered […]

A Holly Jolly Giveaway from the College Money Network

A Holly Jolly Giveaway from the College Money Network

The College Money Network is helping you celebrate the holiday season with a giveaway! With the economy in a recession, many of us are cutting back on our holiday spending this year, but we still want to have just as much fun. Share your frugal holiday ideas (gifts, party plans, etc.) and earn chances to […]

Winners of the Birthday Laptop Giveaway!

My participation in the HP Freshman 15 giveaway is coming to a close. It’s been a ton of fun, and I’ve really enjoyed reading the comments you guys have put in your entry forms! You all have really great insights into the content that I made you dig through. I hope the questions weren’t too […]

HP Freshman 15: Birthday Laptop Giveaway!

HP Freshman 15: Birthday Laptop Giveaway!

Hey you! Welcome! It’s cool that you’re interested in this laptop giveaway, but I’ve got to tell you: it ended a year ago! Not to fret, though, there’s another one going on right now! Check it out: Better Together Back to School Laptop Giveaway Happy Birthday! Wait… it’s my birthday, I’m not supposed to say […]