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WIN! Secrets of the Budgeting Mom contest July 7, 2009

When it comes to managing household finances, women reign supreme. More and more women are being put in a position to manage and influence family financial decisions. In fact, upwards of 95% of all women either manage the household finances or share in the financial decision making.

When it comes to budgeting and managing money, women know a thing or two. That’s why You Need a Budget wants to hear from you. What are your strategies for running a tight ship? What methods have you employed to cut costs and increase family savings?

Enter the Secrets of the Budgeting Mom contest, sponsored by You Need A Budget (YNAB), where we are looking to reward women who are taking charge of their family’s finances and being creative in the process.

Prizes

1 Grand Prize: A trip for two to the luxurious spa of the Four Seasons, Dallas at Las Colinas, for three days of rest and relaxation!

 A panel of judges will select the ten best submitted budgeting Secrets, Strategies, Stories, and Tactics, and then America will vote to determine the grand prize winner! The grand prize winner will receive:

  • Airfare and three nights’ accommodation for two (valued at $2200.00)
  • $700.00 resort amenity credit to be used for spa services, meals, and all of the other amazing experiences offered at The Four Seasons, Dallas, TX at Las Colinas
  • The knowledge that you can take a vacation like this without worrying how you’re going to pay for it!
  • One copy of YNAB Pro, the bestselling family budgeting software.
  • One copy of Jesse Mecham’s The YNAB Way

1 First Prize: The Ultimate Personal Finance Gift Package.

One lucky person will win the random drawing for this ultimate personal finance gift package, which includes:

  • A one-hour phone-based financial consultation with “Women and Money” Guru Sue Fenimore, CFP® of the Financial Consulate, Inc.
  • One copy of YNAB Pro, the bestselling family budgeting software
  • One copy of Jesse Mecham’s The YNAB Way
  • Jean Chatzky’s The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even the Toughest Times
  • Sharon Epperson’s The Big Payoff: 8 Steps Couples Can Take to Make the Most of Their Money–and Live Richly Ever After
  • Jane Bryant Quinn’s Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People
  • Janet Bodnar’s Everything You Need to Know to Achieve a Lifetime of Financial Security
  • Suze Orman’s Women & Money
  • Kristin Delfau’s Turbo-Mom’s Guide to Saving Money Without Wasting Time
  • Kimberly Lankford’s Rescue Your Financial Life: 11 Things You Can Do Now to Get Back on Track

10 Second Prizes: The YNAB Gift Package.

Ten lucky people will win the random drawing for the YNAB Gift Package, which includes:

  • One copy of YNAB Pro, the bestselling family budgeting software
  • One copy of Jesse Mecham’s The YNAB Way

Enter the Secrets of the Budgeting Mom contest

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3 Responses to “WIN! Secrets of the Budgeting Mom contest”

  1. […] When it comes to budgeting and managing money, women know a thing or two. Original post:  WIN! Secrets of the Budgeting Mom contest « Motherhood, Marriage … This entry is filed under Budgeting. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS […]

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  3. Wow! That’s a great contest. Thanks for pointing it out. I’m going to tell everyone I know about it. Right now I can think of several mom’s that would love to win this.


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