Win Free Financial Advice – Share Your FinanceSpirations!

January 6, 2007

Who inspired you financially in 2006? The blogosphere is full of financial wisdom and inspiration. Where did you find your most helpful tip or most inspiring article in 2006?

I challenge you to let everyone know which site or article made a difference in your personal finances last year. Let’s highlight your successes and the people that helped make them possible! One lucky submission will win a free 1 hour consultation with a certified financial planner.

Kristine McKinley is a CFP and CPA from Beacon Financial Advisors whom some of you may recognize from her contributions to various finance carnivals. The winner of the challenge will get a mini-version of her Right Start Financial Checkup. The prize is one hour of phone consultation with Kristine on your investment or tax issues.

So how do you participate? It’s easy, here are the rules:

1) Write about how a personal finance blogger inspired you financially in 2006.
Submit your stories via my Contact page or by email and I’ll post them on this site under the category of FinanceSpiration. If you have a site of your own, post your entry there and link back to this contest.

2) Voting
Everyone’s favorite story will be chosen for the people by the people! Get out and read the submissions, then vote for your favorite success stories by leaving a comment on their post. Of course you can vote for more than one.

The entries submitted directly to me can be found under the FinanceSpiration category. Any story written on another site linking back to this contest can be found in the comments/pingbacks section at the bottom of this contest.

3) Winner
Whichever submission has the most comments by the end of the day January 22nd wins! At the end of the contest, I’ll write a summary post and announce the winner.

Kristine will contact the winner to schedule the meeting and determine the personal finance questions to be covered in the consultation.

Contest Updates
I’ll be giving updates on the contest over the next two weeks so subscribe to my feed to stay in the loop.
Good luck!


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