Journalist, writer and consultant. White papers, ghostwriting and branded content. Syndicated personal finance columnist and author of "The $1,000 Challenge."

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Brian O’Connor is the award-winning personal finance columnist for The Detroit News, and author of “The $1,000 Challenge: How One Family Slashed Its Budget Without Moving Under a Bridge or Living on Government Cheese” from Portfolio-Penguin. In addition to garnering rave reviews, “The $1,000 Chal...

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@jbarro No measuring. Too much soap is bad for clothes and machines. Less waste, no liquid left in the bottle, no spills, convenience, etc. My kid can do laundry without dripping soap all over.
@AlecMacGillis I'm wondering if this will become a bigger issue in the next Olympics, esp. now that the scandal has shut down the Karolyi ranch.
@AlecMacGillis Why this story hasn't hit bigger nationally? We watch college football every Saturday -- gymnastics once every four years.
@AlecMacGillis U.S. women's gymnastics gets the living daylights covered out of it every Olympics. If anyone had tipped off a reporter, it's hard to imagine it wouldn't hit. Any reporter would sell their mother
@JenKirkman Thanks so much for "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" -- it's just terrific, my favorite show on TV today.
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