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Money Saving Exchanges (or Tips) from Portland Oregon

Written by Jennifer A. Freeman on October 15, 2012 in Video Contest  |   28 comments

Money Saving Exchanges (or Tips) from Portland Oregon Voting is closed. Thank you for all of your votes, and the winner of the contest will be announced October 30 and all of the finalists will be contacted to receive their prize. Read the official rules…

Money Saving Exchanges (or Tips) from Portland Oregon

Voting is closed. Thank you for all of your votes, and the winner of the contest will be announced October 30 and all of the finalists will be contacted to receive their prize.

Read the official rules for the Equifax Family Money Matters Video Contest


  1. Peggy Beeman says:

    Rebeca and Emily,

    Loved your money-saving tips for your household and your emphasis on including others and having fun!

  2. Karen Saulnier says:

    Great….some really innovative strategies for saving money, having fun, and developing strong relationships with housemates and the community.

  3. Wendy says:

    Great ideas! Save money and create community.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Love it!

  5. Elliott says:

    Are you guys trying out for a Portlandia skit?

  6. Linda Waller says:

    Great money saving ideas and it sounds like you’re having fun along the way!

  7. luchador says:

    This is great. I’m definitely going to hold a clotting swap.

  8. Robin says:

    These are not only great for saving money but for building community and protect the planet

  9. Anonymous says:

    This is a great video. I’ve tried to vote for it for a couple days now but the “Vote for this video!” button is not working :(

    • Equifax Finance Blog editor, JF says:

      Thanks for voting in the contest. The vote button resets once every 24 hours. All of the finalist videos were posted yesterday, so you’ll have another chance to vote soon. Thanks again for voting!

  10. Natalie Mullen says:

    Love all your ideas; especially love the ‘working together’ ethic. You are building a lasting relationship with your friends and your community. I applaud you. Video is great!

  11. Chris Lowe says:

    I can’t tell if my vote went through! Thanks for the inspirational ideas. I like that you are connecting personal and community.

  12. Kathleen Lyons says:

    Fabulous ideas. I’ve got to organize my network of friends now!

  13. Dory says:

    Nicely done ladies! Simple and sweet..

  14. Carlos ElĂ­ says:

    it’s great to teach people to save on family …
    very good ..!

  15. Anne & Jack Tansey says:

    Some good ideas on savings for people of all generations. There is an old saying: “That money speaks, I cannot deny – I heard it once – it said goodbye”. Spending wisely is important.

  16. Craig O'Brien says:

    Guys, keep up the great work.. Very useful ideas and suggestions on how we can reduce the cost of living.

  17. Karen V. Stefanini says:

    Excellent tips on how to economize. Not depending on TV and cable is a tremendous savings that we might try in the future also! Voted!

  18. Sally Ridge says:

    It’s like to TV show Portlandia, except I keep waiting for the jokes, and they never come.

  19. Anonymous says:

    This is the second time that I’ve tried to vote for this, and haven’t been able to. :(

  20. Jenny Hubbard says:

    I really enjoyed watching your video and hearing about your great ideas for saving. We will definitely give a few a try in our household. Great work!

  21. Mic says:

    soup swap boyeee!!

  22. Martha Adamo says:

    Great ideas for how to save money while still having fun. Clear and engaging presentation as well.

  23. Barbara Marler says:

    Great video ladies! Chock-full of practical and fun ideas to save money. Bravo!

  24. Chris Lowe says:

    This video gets better with age. Young people with wisdom as well as energy, can’t beat it!

  25. Ale Araiza says:

    Felicidades Beca, Tu estas inspirando a este pais a vivir de una manera diferente.

  26. Peg Beeman says:

    Although the voting has been extended through today, the 29th, there doesn’t seem to be any way to vote. Each time I click on the Equifax Finance Blog and then go to this video, there is no place to vote. When I click on continue, it just circles around again. Frustrating. I had trouble yesterday, too. Is voting still open through today or not?

    • Equifax Finance Blog editor, JF says:

      Thank you so much for voting on the video contest. Per the official rules, the voting period ended at 11:59 PM ET on October 28, 2012. It was a close competition and we appreciate all of the votes. The winner of the contest will be announced tomorrow and all of the finalists will be contacted to receive their prizes.

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