Yep, it’s early. I’m putting the Valentine’s Day giveaway up to allow plenty of time for the winner to receive the package and re-gift it.

That is, if the winner really wants to – the items range from the sublime to the ridiculous. All might be hard to turn loose once you see them.

Let’s start with the sublime: three new kinds of chocolate.


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These two goals are the subjects of my recent work at MSN Money and Get Rich Slowly — and they complement each other.


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I decided to throw caution to the winds — or, rather, an extra subscription at the readers — with the current weekly giveaway.


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The winner of last week’s prize, a copy of “Your Money: The Missing Manual,” is Cindy Brick. Or will be, if I hear back from her by Monday night.


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This week’s giveaway is a six-month subscription to All You magazine, which thrifty types love for its numerous coupons and its life hacks.

Oh, and its recipes. Can’t forget those, which is why I’m throwing in a copy of All You’s new “Eat Well, Save Big” cookbook.

And if you’re not the winner? You can take advantage of a $6 subscription deal.


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