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New Staff Writer, Facebook Giveaway, and Best of November

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Thanks to all the Consumerism Commentary readers who commented or emailed me about the auditions for staff writer. I’d like to welcome Kelly Whalen, a writer whose primary website is The Centsible Life, to the Consumerism Commentary team! Kelly will be providing one article a week starting this Thursday. Tom Dziubek and I will speak with Kelly on a future Consumerism Commentary Podcast so subscribe now to learn more about our new contributor.

Facebook giveaway

This week, Consumerism Commentary will be giving away a copy of Excuse Me, Your Job is Waiting: Attract the Work You Want by Laura George. I reviewed the book here. The book is a few years old but it is a great resource for today’s economic conditions. In order to be entered in the giveaway, you must be a fan of Consumerism Commentary on Facebook.

Simply being a fan gives you one chance to win, but if you write on Consumerism Commentary’s wall to leave a tip for us, you will quadruple your chance to win. You must be a fan and leave your message by Friday, December 11 to qualify.

Best of Consumerism Commentary, November 2009

The Consumerism Commentary Podcast featured a number of great guests in November. This past month we discussed gift cards with Jim Sharvin, CPA, social and peer-to-peer lending with the CEO of LendingClub, finding a job with headhunter Nick Corcodilos, frugality with author Sharon Harvey Rosenberg, and investing for retirement with author Dan Solin.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar Smithee ♦1,358 (Quarter)

Welcome on board, Kelly!

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avatar Tom Dziubek

Way to go Kelly!

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avatar Kelly

Thanks! I’m excited to be working with you both (and of course Flexo!).

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avatar Financial Samurai

Congrats Kelly! Well done as well VC. It was a tough battle.

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avatar Wojciech Kulicki

Way to go, Kelly! Looking forward to reading more from you.

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avatar mbhunter

Very very good!

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avatar Liz

Congratulations, Kelly! Look forward to having more opportunities to read your writing!

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