Your 40+ responses to Amanda's post last week ("Amanda's Money Coma") have inspired us!
Given the interest so many of you showed in Amanda's own dilemma, we think it's time to open the floor. We're planning a series of future dailies based on the real stories of readers' money struggles and triumphs.
There's something schizophrenic about being mired in a colossal downturn, with reports of rising foreclosures, bankruptcy rates and, lately, escalating credit card debt—alternating with the holiday pep rally to S-H-O-P!
While there are many of us who are fortunate to be employed or otherwise on steady financial ground, some of us aren't. This is one holiday season we'll remember as a time when we're not only wrestled with our own concerns, but when we did things differently for other people's financial well-being, too.
So...how are you coping? Whether you tied a rock to your credit cards and tossed them in the river or you've found creative ways to celebrate the season, let us know! We can't wait to hear.
Share by leaving a comment below, either identified or anonymous. If you'd rather email us—send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tell Us Your Holiday Survival Plans Comments
- By MP Dunleavey
- November 23, 2009
Join our community of ambitious women.
Get started and sign up now.
10 Habits of High Net-Worth Women10 Habits of High Net-Worth Women
8 Ways Your Upbringing Can Affect Your Money Habits8 Ways Your Upbringing Can Affect Your Money Habits
Should You Buy or Rent?Should You Buy or Rent?
Dress for Success at WorkDress for Success at Work
Make More Money: 5 Stories of Major Income IncreasesMake More Money: 5 Stories of Major Income Increases