I picked up the book "The $1,000 Challenge" at FinCon 2013, the Financial Blogger’s Conference held last year in St. Louis. The author, Brian J. O’Connor, is the Personal Finance Editor and syndicated “Funny Money” columnist at The Detroit News. The book is the compilation of a 10-part series O’Connor wrote in 2010, wherein he opened up his personal financial situation to his readers and attempted to come up with ways to save an on-going $1,000 per month on regular, everyday expenses.
The result is a surprisingly interesting (not to mention humorous!) journey with the author into the …Read More