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Quick (and exciting!) news from FinCon13.

I'M-SPEAKING_LG(2)The bad news: Abby didn’t win the Plutus Award for “Best-Kept Secret Blog” last night.

The good news: She did win the People’s Choice Award. Her reaction was quite choice; read about it at her blog.

And I won for Best Frugality-Based Blog, which frankly astounds me: I didn’t even know I’d been nominated until shortly before the conference. We got a lot of good-natured ribbing about it being Mother-Daughter Night at the Plutus Awards.

So many thanks to all of you who voted. She still can’t quite believe it. Abby has already noted a number of new followers.

Now it’s off to the races for the first official day of programs. I give my talk at 11:15 a.m., which is perfect: People may be a little hungry but they won’t be hungover. A lot of people stayed too long at the Plutus after-party.

Truth be told, I stayed too long myself. My eyes are stinging but I’m not feeling sick because I limited my intake to a single Diet Coke. In fact, I gave away my other drink ticket to a guy named Romeo. (All the best stories start with a line like that.)


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7 Comments

  1. I’M SOOOOOO PROUD OF YOU BOTH!!! Now read that in your head screaming and jumping up and down!
    A brilliant Mother-daughter tag team!!!

  2. Congrats to you, Donna! That’s so cool that you both won, of course!

  3. Congratulations, Donna! You and Abby both deserve the rewards. I read both of your blogs.

  4. Congratulations to both of you. It is so well deserved. I love both of your blogs.

  5. Congrats to you and Abby both! Go ahead and do a happy dance — you deserve it!

  6. Congrats! I don’t think I met either of you at FinCon13. Perhaps next year!

    • Donna Freedman

      Well, shoot….You shouldn’t have skipped my presentation. 😉

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