Book giveaway! Enter to win today

The Smart Woman's Guide_CoverRemember those money books I recommended last week? I’m giving away one of them this week: Mary Hunt’s “The Smart Woman’s Guide to Planning for Retirement.”

This is a terrific book filled with practical suggestions and plenty of encouragement for people who aren’t sure how to make their retirement dreams come true.

To enter to win, leave a comment here on my blog (not my Facebook page).

Click on the tab above the post that says “comments.” Make sure to include your email address, which won’t show up with your comment, but I’ll be able to see it.

If you haven’t commented before, it may take a little while for your comment to show up since comments are moderated. But rest assured, it will.

The winners will be chosen at random Friday night. Over the weekend, please check your email (including your spam filter). If I don’t hear from a winner by noon Pacific time on Monday, his or her prize will be forfeited and I’ll pick another winner.

Also, check back here often for other giveaways.

The deadline to enter is midnight Pacific time on Friday. So–comment away!

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  1. This would be a PERFECT gift for my wife! 🙂

  2. Retirement is a long way away, but I’d like to plan ahead!

  3. I love your articles. Wold read anything you reccomend. However I sometimes do not practice what you preach…even though I should

  4. just discovered your blog today via a recommendation from Helaine Olen.
    Definitely thinking about the future, confident your blog along with this book will help me tremendously.

  5. Would love to win this book! Kids are growing and almost gone…time to plan for the next 20 years!

  6. Hi Liz! I’d love this book! xoxo, Nadia

  7. Monica lybarger says

    I would love this! I need to start planning for retirement.

  8. Please!!:-) I need all the solid advice that I can find!

  9. Have not read a single retirement/financial planning book ever but I’m ready to start! 😀

  10. Never too late to start planning for retirement! Look forward to reading this book!!

  11. Have read your stuff for years, and enjoy reading about retirement planning.

  12. Carolyn Vagedes says

    Can Always Use Some Help In The Area Of Retirement

  13. Count me in. Retirement is looming, and I’m always looking for good info on the subject.

  14. I had a late start. Made some stupid mistakes when I was younger. I wish there was more info on those who started later in life.

  15. Hopefully early retirement will be in 7 years and we can use all the help we can get!

  16. Lynda Pratscher says

    Retirement is hopefully very close for me. But I also want to share this with my book club!

  17. This looks great!

  18. This would be a welcome read! I have a mandatory retirement age of 57 (law enforcement) and I know I’m no where near being on track for retirement at that age. Thanks for the giveaway!!

  19. I look forward to reading your articles and have really learned quite a bit from your tips. I also share the advice and articles with family and friends.

  20. Looks like a great book!

  21. I’m a smart woman and I need help!

  22. I love your articles, they have been a big help. I would .love to win this book as well.

  23. Sounds like a terrific book!

  24. Sounds like a great book!!!

  25. I’d love to read your book!

  26. Oh I’d love to have this book! Kids are almost out of college- time to focus on MY future!

  27. I retired 6 months ago (with more than enough $$)….I would love for my daughter to be able to follow in my footsteps in a few years…since she pooh poohs everything I have to say about $$, maybe a 2nd opinion from an outside source will sink in !!!

  28. Need to read, love your posts !

  29. Thank you for the recommendation. I’m just starting on retirement planning and would love some guidance.

  30. Winner, winner, chicken dinner?

  31. I promise to share if I win!

  32. Please, I would love to read this book!

  33. I’m 38 and only within the past 2 years have I been able to think about putting away money that I can’t touch. I need all the help I can get. Thank you for doing this!

  34. Great book,

  35. I’d love to win this for my sister. She’s a reader and she’s nearing retirement age! PS Love your columns!

  36. Looking forward to retirement! (working in healthcare field…)

  37. Realizing there is not enough and retirement is hopefully 10-15 years away! Suggestions welcome!

  38. This would make a great Christmas gift! 🙂

  39. I want to be pro-active for my retirement – this book would help!

  40. Looks like a helpful book. I ‘ll try to track down a copy even if I don’t win!

  41. I’d love to win this book. I’ll have served 40 years in the state system in about 10 years, so I’ll be able to retire at 60. I have a lot of questions and I think your book would be a great help. I love reading your Facebook page! Thanks for all the wise advice. Wishing you joyous holidays.

  42. After I allowed my ex and children to funnel most of my money away, I could sure use a book like this. With the possiblity of retirement looming in the near distance at 58, I need to be focused on many ways to save money to make it a reality.

  43. Only a few more years until retirement. This book would help greatly!

  44. Hi, I would love to win a copy of this book. 🙂

  45. I’d love to have this book to aid with planning my retirement! None of the women in my family have been able to retire comfortably but I’m hoping to break that cycle with my own successful retirement plan.

  46. I am in the early stages of retirement, looking at the picture. I read your columns a lot as they are helpful. I am transition into a studio setting from my day job, will keep working after I leave the day job, doing fulfilling work I do part time now. I would like this book to read to see if I have crossed the t’s and dotted the i’s before I leap in the next few years. Thank you for your column.

  47. Keepin’ my eyes on the retirement prize! Thanks for the offer.

  48. We recently started taking retirement seriously…would love another resource to keep us motivated!

  49. I teach adults about preparing for retirement. This would be an asset to me professionally as well as personally.

  50. Please enter me in the drawing Liz; thanks!

  51. Retirement age is closer than I think and I’m not prepared.

  52. I cut my teeth on Venita Van Caspel, “Money Dynamics for the 1980’s” and I’m so grateful for the offer and availability of updated information designed for today’s breadwinner!

  53. I’m starting to think about my next chapter and this would be a great place to start!

  54. The more knowledge about retirement the better..

  55. It looks like a great book. Thanks for all of your helpful financial information.

  56. Getting closer to retirement and would like to be sure that I am on track!

  57. A good gift for my mom or sisters.

  58. It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. I would love this book! Thanks!

  59. We all need more smart retirement planning advice. Wasn’t it just yesterday that I was 30something?

  60. Deanna Pumpelly says

    Wish Mary had written this years ago. I need to read this.

  61. Nadia Young says

    I’d love a copy! I enjoy reading your bl

  62. Thank you for entering me in the drawing!

  63. Thanks for the chance to win.

  64. this would be an awesome gift!!!

  65. I will be retiring soon and this will be a good book to own. Thank you Liz for this opportunity.

  66. There’s always something new that needs to be learned–and I haven’t learned it all. This book will help the learning process!!

  67. I would love to read this book. Thanks for the chance.

  68. Hope I win this great book. Thanks!

  69. I would love to have a copy. Thanks for the chance!

  70. Glenda Bossow says

    I love Mary Hunt’s writing and would be very happy to have a copy of this book! Thank you

  71. D. Williams says

    This would make a great Christmas gift for me. Thanks!

  72. Thank you Liz for this opportunity.

  73. Mary Richar says

    I have read GGRRREAT things about this book and would love to win it.

  74. I would love to win a copy of this book, thanks for offering!

  75. I promise to learn as much as possible and pay it forward.

  76. Oh my gosh. I would love this book. I am sort of starting over again financially and I am looking for assistance in retirement planning. Thank you so much for this opportunity.

  77. Thanks Liz for all your insight!

  78. I could really use this book. I am not of retirement age but I would love to be ready for it.

  79. I wish I read your articles and tips about finance years ago.


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