So What Do You Think? Money Smart Life – Reader Survey

June 10, 2008

I think it’s time we have “the talk”.  You know, the inevitable conversation in any relationship where one person asks the other:

  • where is this going?
  • how do you really feel about me?
  • do you want to move in together?

Don’t worry, I’m not going to ask for the keys to your apartment. I’d simply like to know more about who you are and what you think of me and the site.

Here I’ve been spilling my personal finance guts for almost two years on this site and I feel I barely know you : )

Unlike some relationships where “the talk” is all about the feelings and ego of the instigator, this conversation is all about you. I’d like find out more about your personal finance needs and wants so I can address them here on the site.

Reader Survey
Good news!  We don’t need a 2 hour emotion filled conversation like other “relationship talks” to get to know each other. Instead I wrote out 15 simple questions for you. Almost all of them are multiple choice, I know you’re busy : )

To say thanks for your valuable time, you’ll be taken to a Personal Finance Package once you’ve completed the survey. To show my appreciation for your input, the package includes three different resources.

 * Found Money: How To Generate Quick Cash in An Emergency – 56 Page Report
 * 101 Powerful Tips for Improving Your Credit Score – 54 Pages of Tips
 * How to Setup a Family Budget – 54 Page Guide

You’ll also be given a Prize passcode on the thank you page after completing the survey.  Everyone that emails me their prize passcode (directions on the thank you page) will be entered to win $50 cash.  I’ll randomly select two people who submit their Prize Passcode to win $50.  Winners will be paid via PayPal or I can mail you a money order, your choice.

Take the Survey
I used a cool website called Survey Gizmo to put together the questions.  The survey doesn’t ask any personally identifying questions so it’s totally anonymous. Visit the survey via the link below, let me know what you think, enjoy the Personal Finance Package resources, and enter to win $50:



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Ben Edwards, the founder of Money Smart Life, saved up enough to buy a Nintendo back when he was 12 years old. When he used the money to buy shares of Wal-Mart stock instead, he knew he wasn't like the other kids... His addiction to personal finance has paid off for his family and now he's helping you to afford the life that you want. Check him out on the web at Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook.

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3 Responses to So What Do You Think? Money Smart Life – Reader Survey

  • Ben

    Rosemary and Nancy, no problem at all. I just sent you both an email.

  • Rosemary

    I took the survey and signed up for the newsletter but the window closed and couldn’t download any books and I didn’t get a code for the $50. Is there any way I can download the books and get the code??? Thanks

  • Nancy

    I took your survey and was able to download the credit fix book, but accidentally closed the window before signing up for the newsletter and finishing downloading. Is there any way I can go back there and finish? I was looking forward to reading all your info.