"This funny, pragmatic guide will have you laughing all the way to the bank." -- Publisher's Weekly
"O'Connor uses humor to great effect." This book, "will resound with readers seeking not only cost savings, but a reduction of the stress around financial changes." -- Kirkus Reviews
"The $1,000 Challenge" as one of A "hilarious and savvy guide. You should definitely check out this new book from Brian J. O'Connor." -- Go Banking Rates, "The 5 Personal Finance Books You Absolutely Need to Read This Fall"
“I laughed out loud reading this book. Brian O’Connor does the nearly impossible by making a personal finance book funny as well as
—Liz Weston MSN Money columnist and author of The 10 Commandments of Money
“Brian O’Connor keeps you entertained while demonstrating simple and effective ways to cut costs in every area. And he’ll keep you
laughing all the way.”
—Mary Hunt founder, Debt-Proof Living, and author of 7 Money Rules for Life
“Finally, a book to help with the family finances that doesn’t feel like you’re being chewed out by a coach! This is a hip, fun, hilarious, but ultimately helpful guide to family finances by a real human being.”
—W. Bruce Cameron author of A Dog’s Journey and A Dog’s Purpose
About the Author
Brian J. O’Connor is a syndicated columnist for the Detroit News. For the Grand Experiment” series he was honored with a 2010 Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the Christopher J. Welles Memorial Prize awarded by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives outside of Detroit.