Money on My Mind $100 Winner – Ashley Simpson

We are very excited to bring you one of the runners-up in the Money on My Mind video contest! Over 130 video submissions were received from students across the country telling us about the #1 money management challenge they face while trying to balance school and non-academic life. Check out one of the $100 winners, Ashley Simpson from Jefferson Community and Technical College, below. Post a comment about how this video relates to your own experiences and you will be entered for a chance to win a $20 gift card*! More winning videos will be posted each week, giving you more chances to comment and win.The grand prize winner will be announced on December 6, so be sure to visit One For Your Money often or sign up for our RSS feed to stay in the loop!

 

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Posted on October 26, 2011 at 8:00 am 5 comments

Categories: Budgeting, Managing a Bank Account, Managing Debt, Media, Money 101, Money on My Mind, Spending Control

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  1. ReddVision Says:
    October 26, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    I actually kept my money in a box before taking it to Higher One, so I know how it feels to manage it in a box or say, a shoe. I like this video; it’s entertaining and it has some fun humor. It’s also encouraging to know that like-minded people–those who work and try hard, agree on what’s the best way to use your money.

  2. docplove Says:
    October 27, 2011 at 11:29 am

    Very nice video!! I keep my emergency fund out of the bank but its $1100 in $1 Gold coins at home. But I like keeping money out of the bank too because it helps me to save it compared to swiping my card. GREAT JOB!!!!

  3. samke23 Says:
    October 27, 2011 at 1:40 pm

    Love it! I am having so much trouble saving up for a car right now, it is ridiculous.

  4. hallast11 Says:
    October 31, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    I love this video. The way she breaks the segments down and then explains her difficult situations while telling us how she solved them with humor. I can relate having to buy the generic brand to save money though you really wish you could buy the name brand. . I’m a first year student and i found this to be really helpful, thanks.

  5. surfpearce Says:
    November 10, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    I really like your humor to explain how difficult it is to manage your money without a valid bank account. I was there as an undergraduate, not making much money and holding 3 to 4 jobs a semester! I NEVER learned to manage my money until after I graduated with huge credit card debt. Glad she learned it early on! Thanks a bunch.

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