Time is winding down on the 2011 Get Rich Slowly Video Contest. For a while, I was worried that nobody was going to play along. But digging through the archives, I see that last year we had a similar entry pattern: We only had five entries in the first few weeks, but the videos poured in during the last week. I suspect that’s what’s happening this year, too.
Whatever the case, it’s fun to watch the videos you submit. I love seeing other people share positive stories about money.
For an example of a personal success story, here’s 27-year-old Ian describing how he paid off $35,000 in student-loan debt and built an off-grid house without a mortgage:
I have no idea whether Ian’s video will win the “success story” category, but I do know one thing: I want to hear more about his project. Ian, if you’re reading this, I’d love for you to share your experience as a Sunday “reader story”. It’d be awesome!
For an example of a personal-finance tip, here’s Corrie Haffly describing how to make your own yogurt in a crockpot:
Both of these videos are great. They’re perfect examples of what I want to see. Your video doesn’t have to be a work of art. It just has to feature a story or tip that might be useful or inspirational to other Get Rich Slowly readers. So, don’t just think about entering the GRS video contest — do it!
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