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Calling All Personal Finance Bloggers

I have been thinking lately of a way to get all of the personal finance bloggers to participate in something that I think readers will enjoy.  We all move through the year thinking about money and hopefully making/saving more money.  We have many followers that would like to do the same and just want great tips to help them get control of their finances.  So, here is my idea……

I Need Your Help

I want to try and bring some of the best bloggers together and join me in offering one tip or piece of advice about money/saving/investing/retirement/anything personal finance related to the people that we are here to help.  This tip should reflect the best tip you could provide someone when dealing with money or the one tip that helped you start getting control of your finances.  Your best tip of 2012!

I know if I had a resource like this, then I could have started out a new year with a new vision on how I spent my money.  What a way to start a new year!

I will host this treasure trove of personal finance tips/advice.  You can be a part of this in one of two ways.

  1. Send me your best tip of 2012 through my contact form.  I will then add it to a year end post and link to either your website/twitter/facebook/rss or whatever one you want.   The tip should not be the same size as a post.  Please send up to about 5 sentences.
  2. Create a post on your website and send me the link to it by either linking to this post or sending me the link via my contact form.  I will then link to your post from the year-end post.  If you already have a post that includes your tip, then just send me the link and include a brief synopsis (about 2-3 sentences is fine)

**Update** I have heard about some issues with my contact form, so if you want to email me directly at webmaster [at] debtroundup [dot] com that would be just as good.  Sorry everyone!

I think this will be a great way to bring together all of the personal finance bloggers for the help of the community.  We are here to help out our fellow man and I believe providing these great tips will more than help.

Who’s In?

Let me know what you think and if you would be interested in joining me.

I need your entries by 12/24/2012 if you want to be a part of this.  Thanks!

The Year-end post will post on Friday, 12/28, so be on the lookout.

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Grayson Bell

Grayson Bell

I'm an average guy who used credit cards too much and found myself in over $50,000 in debt. I paid it off, started this blog, and my financial life has changed. I know talk about fighting debt and growing wealth here. I run a Wordpress management company, along with three other blogs. They are Sprout Wealth, Eyes on the Dollar, and Empowered Shopper.

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28 Comments

  1. December 7, 2012 at 4:18 pm — Reply

    Sounds awesome Grayson count me in. I’ll probably go with the first option and send you a valuable unique tip that you can share with your readers.

    • December 7, 2012 at 4:27 pm — Reply

      Great, Thanks Chris! I appreciate it.

  2. K.K. @ Living Debt Free Rocks!
    December 7, 2012 at 9:07 pm — Reply

    I would like to participate as well! I’ll send you a tip via your contact form shortly. This is a great initiative on your part.

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:25 am — Reply

      Thanks KK. I got your email and you have been added.

  3. Jennifer Lynn @ Broke-Ass Mommy
    December 7, 2012 at 9:17 pm — Reply

    Grayson, I would love to share a financial tip! Is there any particular word count length that you’re after?

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:26 am — Reply

      Hey Jennifer, I am glad that you would like to share. There is no particular word count, but I don’t think it needs to be overly explained. If you have a post on your blog, I can link to it to provide me explanation. Just something simple, yet powerful!

  4. December 7, 2012 at 9:52 pm — Reply

    I’m in, just as soon as I can get my tip to you! For some reason the image with the security code in it for your contact page isn’t displaying properly on my computer. Could you possibly fire me an e-mail so I can send it to you directly?

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:28 am — Reply

      Sure thing Cassie, email is on the way!

  5. December 7, 2012 at 10:16 pm — Reply

    I’m in. I’ll do a post. I have a great one. Should I run the post first and give you the link or run on the same day as your post?

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:29 am — Reply

      I plan on scheduling the year-end post to be around 12/28, so you can have your post go live a little before then, that would be fine. You can email me the link prior to it going live and I will just link to you. We can figure something out Kim!

  6. December 7, 2012 at 11:02 pm — Reply

    Nice idea! will send you something too.

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:29 am — Reply

      Sounds good, thank Pauline!

  7. December 8, 2012 at 12:49 pm — Reply

    Hey Grayson, Just read your email. Wonderful idea! I’m in. Not sure yet if I will do a post or just a tip, but I will let you know next week. Thanks very much!

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:51 pm — Reply

      Thank you Sicorra. I think it will be great as long as I can get a lot of bloggers to join. I look forward to your tip.

  8. December 8, 2012 at 4:14 pm — Reply

    I hardly consider myself to be one of the best PF bloggers but I will certainly send my tips for you :)

    • December 8, 2012 at 4:19 pm — Reply

      You are a great blogger Catherine and I would be honored to share your wisdom.

  9. December 9, 2012 at 7:47 pm — Reply

    Good idea, I’ve got a couple ideas for you.

    • December 9, 2012 at 9:13 pm — Reply

      Great, I look forward to receiving them Harry.

  10. December 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm — Reply

    I have sent you an email with the debt tips post

    • December 12, 2012 at 4:05 pm — Reply

      Thank you Vipin, I appreciate it.

  11. December 12, 2012 at 11:58 pm — Reply

    Cool idea! I’ll send you a tip, have one in mind already.

    • December 12, 2012 at 11:58 pm — Reply

      Thanks Squirrelers, I appreciate it.

  12. December 13, 2012 at 2:29 pm — Reply

    Hey Grayson, I’m in too, great idea! I think I’m going to do the post idea. I will send you the link once it is live. Thanks for the opp!

    • December 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm — Reply

      Thanks Kyle, I appreciate it.

  13. December 13, 2012 at 9:32 pm — Reply

    Count me in Grayson.. I will send you something over tonight..

    • December 13, 2012 at 9:33 pm — Reply

      Thank you Jefferson. I really appreciate it!

  14. Derek @ Freeat33
    December 13, 2012 at 10:27 pm — Reply

    Grayson – I just fired off an email. Thanks for this.

    • December 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm — Reply

      I got it Derek, thank you very much for sending it over!

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