Oct 25th 2010 By Asylum Staff
Even if, like us, you suspect that money is the root of all evil
, you still need to find a way to get money (unless you're a hardcore freegan
) and not blow it all in one pop. Problem is, most of the resources out there for being smart about money assume we have a house, a car, a mistress and yacht payments.
We may not be experts at living life with a tight wallet
, but we may have found a new resource for those of us who haven't yet brought their savings past the four-digit mark: Currency
, a new online guide from American Express
for frugal living that you may want to check out.
To help you sit back and read all that exciting personal-finance content (depending on your definition of exciting, of course), Currency and Asylum have decided to give one of you personal-finance-challenged readers an iPad
Keep reading to learn more about Currency and how to win a new iPad.
Money, Money, Money
Currency offers topics most pertinent to younger adults making their way through financial mazes (like planning and saving), as well as spending games to trick you into being smart about money. So, if you've been wondering whether it's time for the Bank of Mom and Dad to close
or need a course on managing student loan payments
, Currency might be for you.
Currency wants to know what you want to know, so head on over to the site, check out its offerings, then come back here and add your story and topic suggestions in a comment. What confuses most people about dealing with money? What are your biggest worries and concerns about finances? What kind of tips and tricks would help you become a finance guru? Let us know and you could be a winner picked randomly to win a new Apple iPad.
How to Enter
1. Check out Currency
2. Come back to this article on Asylum and leave a comment describing the topics, stories or ideas you'd like to see to help you reach high-functioning status in the world of money and finance.
Asylum's 'Currency' giveaway is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 and older. To enter, please submit a comment using a valid email address stating your favorite ideas for topics for Currency. The comment must be left before 6:00 pm Eastern Time on November 11, 2010. You may enter once per email address, and one winner will be selected in a random drawing. The prize will include the following item: Apple iPad and case (Approximate total retail value is $599) Click here for complete Official Rules.