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Personal Finance Writing Project: Vote for Your Favorite

Congratulations to Nick at Step Away from the Mall! His article College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! has been voted as Readers’ Choice favorite!

Thanks to all participants in helping make this project a success!

 

PF writing project postsWhat’s This All About?

Our recent Education and Wealth group writing project is picking up some steam, and you can read all of the participating blog posts on this page. We’ll be updating it regularly until the project ends on September 7.

If you’re a blogger, and you’d like to participate, check out our project announcement page here to learn more. The topic we’ve chosen is Education and Wealth, and it’s open to all types of blogs.

How Can I Vote for My Favorites?

Voting is simple. Leave a comment with your name and list up to 3 of your favorite posts. You can comment once per day through 11:59pm PST Monday, September 13.

Please do not vote on your own article.

Please do encourage your readers and friends to vote for you!

What Does the Winner Get?

Once the votes are tallied, we’ll be sending the winner their own personalized Readers’ Choice badge for best blog entry. And they’ll get full bragging rights to share their special honor with their readers! There will also be an added small gift for the winner which we won’t be announcing here. Sorry, guys!

All participants in the U.S. and Canada who want to receive an earth-friendly Go Banking Rates reusable tote bag from us are welcome. We’ll be contacting each writer with details.

So Who’s Participating?

Here’s the updated list of all participants. If you’ve already submitted your post, you should see your entry included within 1-2 days.

1. Education and Wealth: You Don’t Need a College Degree, But You Need an Education by Ryan at Cash Money Life

2. Five Ways To Save Over $30,000 On The Cost Of A College Education by Hank Coleman at Own the Dollar

3. Does a College Education Equal Financial Security and Wealth? by PT at PT Money

4. Use Your Employer’s Tuition Assistance Or You Are Wasting A Portion Of Your Paycheck by Hank Coleman at Military Money Might

5. Financial Tips for College Success by Elle at Couple Money

6. Higher Education Can Have A Negative Effect On Your Level Of Wealth by Peter at Bible Money Matters

7. Should You Live at Home While Attending College? by Miranda at Moolanomy

8. 9 Ways For Students To Get Textbooks For Less from Craig at Free From Broke

9. 7 Ways to Further Your Education Without Paying Full Price from Amanda at My Dollar Plan

10. Should You Invest In An Ivy League College Education? from The Digerati Life

11. What You Need to Know Before You Get a Student Loan from Bob at Christian PF

12. 22 Signs Your College Degree Might Not Be Worth the Money from Len Penzo

13. Are You Getting the Best Value for Your College Education Buck? from Miranda at AllBusiness.com

14. 5 Ways to Save Money as a College Student from Miranda at Money Ning

15. Finish College Without Student Loan Debt from Tom Drake at Canadian Finance Blog

16. C-Students of the World, Unite…The Times They Are a Changin’ from Stu at Pennywise 2 Pennyworth

17. School Shows You How to Be Poor from The Financial Blogger

18. Get Rich or Die Tryin’ from MD at The Dividend Guy Blog

19. College Saving Tips – LESS is MORE! from Dolla Thug

20. Education, Wealth, and You…a Trifecta Balance from Little House at Little House in the Valley

21. 6 Ways To Save Money on College Textbooks from Erik Folgate at Money Crashers

22. Is College Worth The Cost? from J. Money at Budgets are Sexy

23. Trial and Error are Rotten Teachers from Control Your Cash

24. A Financial Education Pays More than A College Degree by Kate Kashman at The Paycheck Chronicles, Military.com

25. College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! from Nick at Step Away From the Mall

26. Tutoring Gone Wild in America from Darwin at Darwin’s Finance

27. Would You Bet On Your Own Academic Success? from Jesse at PF Firewall

28. How to Save a Bunch of Money Buying College Textbooks from Ryan at Spilling Buckets

29. College: An investment in yourself and your future, but is it enough? from Suzanne at Straight Talk on Debt

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  • Mr. Gary Lee
  • Money Matters

    since i can’t vote for my own I vote for:

    1. cash money life
    3. ptmoney
    10. digerati life

  • David Leonhardt

    6. Higher Education Can Have A Negative Effect On Your Level Of Wealth by Peter at Bible Money Matters

    7. Should You Live at Home While Attending College? by Miranda at Moolanomy

    8. 9 Ways For Students To Get Textbooks For Less from Craig at Free From Broke

  • Hank

    My votes…

    3. ptmoney
    6. Bible Money Matters
    10. digerati life

  • Miranda

    Hmmm…can’t vote for my own ;)

    1
    8
    12

  • Ryan

    I vote 2, 3, 13. :)

  • Craig

    1
    3
    6

  • Amanda

    15
    2
    5

  • Sean

    15. Finish College Without Student Loan Debt from Tom Drake at Canadian Finance Blog

  • Dolla Thug

    6
    1
    18

  • D

    #19 – College Saving Tips LESS is MORE! from Dolla Thug

    This hits the nail on the head. Once you’re realistic with your situation, it is just a matter a matter of being disciplined. This article highlights some key areas that will help keep a college student’s money in their pocket.

  • Anuja

    #19 – Dolla Thug!

  • BK Finest

    Dolla Thug

  • Kakudji the Great!

    #19 – College Saving Tips LESS is MORE! from Dolla Thug

  • Valli

    #19 – College Saving Tips LESS is MORE! from Dolla Thug – very good information on ways to save money in a starving economy!

  • Andrew (Money Crashers)

    All awesome articles. I vote for

    Cash Money Life
    Moolanomy
    Money Ning

  • Melvis

    22, 12, and 16.

  • Kate Kashman

    There are some amazing posts here…it is hard to choose three.

    11. What You Need to Know Before You Get a Student Loan (Christian PF)

    6. Higher Education Can Have a Negative Effect on You Level of Wealth (Bible Money Matters)

    9. 7 Ways to Further Your Education Without Paying Full Price (My Dollar Plan)

  • Jessica

    Number 22 was my favorite.

    Number 9 was a good second.

  • Ellen Laura

    Voting for # 23, Trial and Error are Rotten Teachers from Control Your Cash

  • Andrea

    # 25 was my favorite

  • j. money

    #22
    #5
    #27

    W00T!

  • Nick

    25. College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! from Nick at Step Away From the Mall

    22. Is College Worth The Cost? from J. Money at Budgets are Sexy

    2. Five Ways To Save Over $30,000 On The Cost Of A College Education by Hank Coleman at Own the Dollar

  • Greg McFarlane

    Just wanted to point out that my post was listed as #22 until this morning, but is now #23.

  • Matt T

    25. College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! from Nick at Step Away From the Mall

  • John

    # 25. Hilarious, but so true.

  • Anonymous

    Janet Amerasinghe 25: Step away from the mall.com

  • Annie

    #25, great stuff! Thanks

  • Nick

    oops – I voted for my own article – completely missed the “don’t vote for yourself” rule

    I’m the “nick” who voted for 25, 22 and 2. Please remove my vote for me and let my votes ride for J Money and Hank

    Nick at SAFTM

    Great posts all!

  • Heidi Keogan

    #25 is the best!!

  • Pavlos

    I like #25 the best

  • jamie

    I like #25 the best.

  • Kristy

    #23 Trial and Error are Rotten Teachers from Control Your Cash

  • Melvis

    #23 (prev. listed as #22):
    Trial and Error are Rotten Teachers from Control Your Cash

    #12:
    22 Signs Your College Degree Might Not Be Worth the Money from Len Penzo

  • Amanda

    15. Finish College Without Student Loan Debt from Tom Drake at Canadian Finance Blog

  • Dave K.

    College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! from Nick at Step Away From the Mall

  • Annie

    #25 is great

  • Suzanne

    I like #17

  • Janet Amerasinghe

    25. Step Away From the Mall.com

  • Nichole

    I vote for #29 what a dose of reality!

  • Aimee

    I vote for #25 Nick at Step Away from the Mall.

  • val

    #25 is the best

  • Andrea

    25 – Step away from the mall

  • Dave K.

    25. College: Don’t buy a Rolls-Royce when you can only afford (or only need) a Honda! from Nick at Step Away From the Mall

  • Mike the Greek

    25. Many interesting articles; however, I enjoyed # 25 the best. I’ll tell you, driving a Rolls has a bit more “bling” to it that cruising in my wife’s Honda.

  • Andrea

    25!

  • jamie

    25!!

  • Andrea

    25 :)

  • Jennifer Barry

    22 Signs Your College Degree Might Not Be Worth the Money from Len Penzo

  • Andrea

    25

  • Lauren

    25 – Step Away from the Mall

  • Kathleen

    #19 is great! Less is definitely more!

  • http://www.modestmoney.com/ Jeremy

    If voting is still open, add another vote for #25 Step Away From The Mall