Launches Third Annual Video Contest, with $1,750 in Cash Prizes

Share Article launches its Third Annual Video Contest, offering entrants a multimedia platform to share personal finance tips or success stories with an online community of millions of readers. Three winning entries will receive cash prizes. The contest is open through April 15, 2012.

This contest is, and has always been, about the readers. It gives the community a chance to share their tips and stories with others trying to tackle common or similar financial problems.

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RSS kicks off its third annual online video contest. Entrants compete for cash prizes by making and uploading short videos relating to personal finance. Following the first video contest in 2010, and another in 2011, founder and editor, J.D. Roth, and site staff anticipate a high turnout of entrants and look forward to viewing more submissions similar to last year’s winning videos, which included “HTPC Rap,” by Kevin McKee.

The contest, which runs from March 15 to April 15, calls on individuals to submit a short video in one of two entry categories: personal finance tips or personal finance success stories. A grand prize of $500 will be awarded to one winner in each entry category. Winners of the contest will be chosen by Roth based on creativity, originality, compelling content, usefulness and popularity. Ten honorable mentions will receive a personal finance book of their choice from a list of Roth’s favorite reads.

In addition, contest participants who have their own website can automatically be considered for a third prize of $500 by submitting their video in either category and tagging it according to official entry guidelines. The winner of the website award will have his or her website featured on

“This contest is, and has always been, about the readers,” said Roth. “It gives the community a chance to share their tips and stories with others trying to tackle common or similar financial problems.”

New to the 2012 contest is the early bird award. Participants may win an additional $250 prize by submitting their videos before April 1. Users can see all submissions by visiting’s YouTube Channel.

“We’re looking forward to giving our users the opportunity to contribute to an online community focused on responsible budgeting and saving money,” continued Roth. “We love to see people interact with the site by viewing submissions, adding their own comments, and rating their favorite videos.”

For more details about the Third Annual 2012 Video Contest please visit the official contest page and follow on Facebook and @GRSBlog on Twitter.

About, founded in 2006, is a personal finance blog providing readers with a forum for sharing and discussing practical everyday financial strategies., was ranked among "The Top 100 Personal Finance Websites" by MSN’s Liz Weston and has been named "The Most Inspiring Money Blog" by CNN's Money Magazine and was named one of the Best Blogs of 2011 by is owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: QNST), one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. The company is a leader in visitor-friendly marketing practices. For more information, please visit

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