First Prize Money on My Mind $1000 Winner, Enamarie Montero

1st Prize Winner!

Say hello to Enamarie Montero from Miami Dade College.
Our First Runner Up shares this and more about money management:  
Don’t stress out
Keep yourself prioritized and
Be responsible

…on what and where you spend your money.



Have you ever been left with a financial burden as a result of an unexpected life event? How did you handle that? Were there any strategies that you used to overcome this challenge? Share your experience with us and be entered to win a $20 gift card!*

 

Over 150 video submissions were received from students across America telling us about their #1 money management challenge while trying to balance school and non-academic life. More winning videos will be posted each week, giving you more chances to comment and win. The grand prize winner will be announced on November 30, 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 November 28, 2012 at 1:23 pm 2 comments

Categories: Managing a Bank Account, Managing Debt, Media, Money on My Mind 2012, Promos & Contests

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  1. hannahkazam Says:
    December 5, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    I know how she feels. Growing up, my parents separated and shortly after that my father passed away. My mother became, and remains, a drug addict, so I have had to do it all on my own. I am half way done with my degree and it has not been easy. I just had a child and now face the struggles of trying to find a job while being a full-time student and full-time mommy.

  2. docplove Says:
    December 5, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Yes, you are right when you say that no one got anywhere without sacrifice. I know that 10% is a lot when you are living paycheck to paycheck, but SOMETHING has to be saved for you. The bills should not be able to get EVERYTHING because you will always be left with nothing in the long run. Maybe we get lucky and one month something is cheaper than expected or we work a few extra hours to have a few extra dollars.

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