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November 2013 BFS Newsletter Giveaway – $25 and My eBook!

Welcome to the November 2013 BFS Newsletter Giveaway!!!

Thank you for subscribing. I hope you like the newsletter itself! If so, please share it with anyone you think may like it too! If you haven’t subscribed, please do so in the right sidebar before entering (I do check, lol) —>

As another thank you, this month’s giveaway prize is a $25 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash AND a free copy of EITHER ONE of my eBooks – How I Make Money Blogging or Managing Your Monthly Nut!

All you need to do is leave a single comment below by November 30, 2013 to enter to win!

It’s not required, but I’d appreciate it if you would leave a question for me as your single comment. The “Ask Crystal” section are way more fun if someone is asking me something, lol. Plus, these questions sometimes turn into blog posts. But if you’re plum out of ideas, feel free to say anything at all. :-)

I sincerely appreciate all of you!

The official stuff:

1) Contest ends November 30, 2013 at 11:59pm CST.
3) The winner must be a newsletter subscriber and will be selected randomly and notified by email by the third day of the following month.

4) The prize will be held for 2 calendar days. If it isn’t claimed, a new winner will be randomly picked and contacted.
5) I reserve the right to reject comments that I consider spam or invalid entries.
6) An invalid or incorrect email address automatically disqualifies you from the drawing…it’s hard to contact a fake email…
Local laws, rules, and regulations apply.

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28 comments to November 2013 BFS Newsletter Giveaway – $25 and My eBook!

  • Tamila Leychkis

    Crystal, I really enjoy your blog and all the advices. I enjoy reading about your life journeys and conferences you attend. Definitely have a baby. It will change you life.

  • Helen

    I appreciate this! Can’t wait to hear when you learn more about SEO

  • Just so you know, this is going out via your feed! I don’t think you meant for that :(

    So, how are you decompressing from FinCon? What was the big takeaway you got this year?

  • SherryH

    Congrats on the great month! Did you have a happy Halloween? Did you get many trick-or-treaters? We bought candy and turned on the porch light for the first time in a couple of years – and got a grand total of two. LOL I’m glad we made sure to get candy we enjoyed…

    Hope November is another great month, and that you have a great Thanksgiving.

  • Manny Camacho

    Do you tear down your holiday decorations immediately or let them linger for a while?

  • Congratulations!

    Here’s a question: When you’re making a budget, how do you balance long-term goals with short-term success? Sometimes when I want to do great big things, it means making my budget look real ugly on a month-to-month basis…even if I’m saving for the future!

  • Denise L

    I don’t have a question to ask – sorry! However, I do want to let you know that your blog has helped to keep me focused on my financial goals. Thank you for that!

  • Carmen

    Good on you for hitting your stride again! Yay!

  • yay for making more money this month!

  • Emily H.

    What are you most looking forward to about Thanksgiving?

  • Jen

    So happy to see that things are picking up for you!! Nice to have a little “float” as the Holidays approach. I appreciate your being so open with your budget as it helps me with my own budget.

  • Amy

    What’s the hardest part of working for yourself?

  • Caitlin

    You may have already answered this elsewhere, but I was curious whether/how following a healthy lifestyle (diet, exercise, etc) has impacted your finances. I can see it being a huge bonus in the long term (health, willpower) but also more expensive in the short term (better food). Good luck in the pull up challenge!

  • Jay

    No questions – but I appreciate this blog!

  • deborah

    I hope I can continue following I need the motivation

  • amber

    I have a question – what are you best recipes using free items from stockpile. thanks!

  • Martha

    do you check your budget daily, weekly, monthly?

  • Carmen

    Hey Crystal,
    I like the way that your blog is rounding out–more and more interesting topics!
    How does a person find out about comments for hire? I am very interested in this as a small income generator, since it is something I may be able to do with the extra few minutes I have each day.
    Did you find out about Orson Scott Card’s views?(October 31 post)
    I think that his writing is excellent, and I love his book about Moses and Aaron in the Old Testament times. Ender’s Game is such an excellent dystopian novel, as well.
    He is a Mormon–maybe lapsed; I’m not sure. My understanding is that the Mormon church’s official stance is anti-homosexuality, but that it is changing. I have found a few blogs written by gay former Mormons, as well as a few feminist Mormons.
    I am not affiliated with any church, but I find the Mormon’s genealogy sites very helpful.

  • Ann Saye

    I really do enjoy reading your blog. Thanks for all the useful information!

  • petra

    I notice that more of your guest posts are popping up around the web. How do you decide which blogs to write for?

  • Sy

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Oh I hope I win! I really need to grow my blog and I feel like I have a steep learning curve. Your site is real helpful though!

  • Cynthia Richardson

    Any last minutes money tips for 2013?

  • Here’s my November entry!

    I am curious what type of schedule you keep. By that I mean: when DH and I are not employed in the outside world and only working from home, we find ourselves staying up later…and later…and later…and sleeping later…well, you get the picture. That’s fine unless ONE of us has an outside job and next thing you know our schedules are clashing. I know you and your DH are both working for yourselves, but were there times in the past you had this problem?

  • I got behind on reading blogs this month, but excited to hear you’re considering kids. They’re a ton of work (so work hard now while you have the time!), but well worth it. And I don’t think they cost anywhere near what that annual number that the government puts out…we skipped diapers (almost) by doing early potty training. Anyway, you asked for a question, not unsolicited advice. Sorry.
    What’s your favorite Christmas recipe? Do share!

  • Kim@Eyesonthedollar

    We actually had Thanksgiving at Steak and Shake due to Jim’s grandma breaking her hip last minute. Not typical but not all bad either!

  • Michelle Tucker

    I don’t have any questions to ask currently. How about, “Did you get any great deals for Black Friday?”
    michelletucker at baconnation dot net