June was a difficult month for me. I was busy in Real Life, distracted by home remodeling and by physical fitness. Things are settling, which will allow me to spend more time on the site. On top of that, I now have actual help around here!

  • My wife, Kris, is processing the backlog of e-mail.
  • My friend, Winston, who is one of the inspirations behind GRS, is doing research and handling publicity.
  • Another friend, Lisa, will help copy-edit guest posts. (You may remember Lisa from “Saving with Albert” and other guest posts.)
  • Meanwhile, JerichoHill continues to keep an eye on the discussion forums.

Thanks to everyone who is lending a hand. I appreciate it. And thank you for your comments, links, and tips. The readers are the heart of Get Rich Slowly. You keep the site a vibrant place for exchanging money-saving (and money-making) ideas.

Here’s a brief overview of some of June’s top stories on the blog:

Best of the Forums
The Get Rich Slowly discussion forums were active again this month, spawning several interesting conversations:

The forums are a great place to chat with your fellow readers. Have questions about emergency funds? Ask! Want to chat about cheap vacations? This is the place to do it. (Since opening a year ago, the forums have 1800 registered users and over 21,500 posts.)

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