Official blog of Brian J. O'Connor, author of "The $1,000 Challenge" and syndicated Funny Money column
Brian’s first book (at least that he KNOWS about) is The $1,000 Challenge: How One Family Slashed Its Budget Without Moving Under a Bridge or Living on Government Cheese, on sale now from Portfolio – Penguin.
It’s based on the award-winning columns where Brian cut $100 of monthly spending from his family budget each week for 10 weeks. It’s now on sale, ranking highly at Amazon with nothing but 5-star reviews. You can order your own paperback or e-book version right now! It’ll make a great (late) Christmahanakwanzika gift!
—Liz Weston, MSN Money columnist and author of The 10 Commandments of Money
Brian J. O'Connor covers personal finance and the economy for The Detroit News. His “Funny Money” column humorously chronicles the financial implications of everything from potty training and the Pregnancy Industrial Complex to tax avoidance and the shadowy international baking cabal that forces consumers to buy unnecessary hot dog buns. O'Connor has been writing a column since … MORE