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Thank you for your interest in participating in a Money Under 30 Financial Checkup.

This application should take 5-10 minutes and will help us consider your situation for response and publication.

To get started, please agree to our conditions and draft your question. The next pages will ask more about you and your finances.


* 1. If selected for a Financial Checkup, you agree to provide information such as your first name, city, job title, age, and financial situation. We will NOT publish your last name or employer name.

You understand that sharing this information on a blog may subject you to comments and criticism in comments from random, anonymous people who can be mean. We'll ask them to be nice and will moderate the comments, but some can still be hurtful. You're prepared for that.

Finally, you understand that the purpose of a Financial Checkup is for educational purposes only. Certain financial situations require one-on-one consultation with an attorney or qualified financial professional which we cannot provide. or its writers are not liable for actions you take based upon the site's content.

* 2. What can we help you with?

Please describe your financial question in as much detail as possible. How can this checkup help you? Why do you think your story would be interesting to readers? If you're selected, we may ask for more details, but the more you can provide here the more we have to judge whether your question will make an interesting feature.