03/06/2012 10:49 am ET

The Moment I Knew I Was Broke (SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO)

At HuffPost, we're kicking off an exciting new project and we'd love you to participate! It's called "The Moment I Knew," and is a user-submitted video series where readers share stories of their life-changing moments. Each section of HuffPost has chosen a different theme -- whether it was the moment you knew you were in love, the moment you knew your marriage was over or the moment you knew you loved college.

Here on HuffPostBiz we want you to tell us about is a difficult moment for many: The moment you knew you were broke. Was it that time you went to pay the rent and found that you were short? Or when you overdrafted your bank account? Or did you find out another way? We want to know.

It's easy to contribute. You can create your video using YouTube or Vimeo and send the link/URL of the video to If you create your video using your laptop or mobile phone and have a video file, please attach the file in an email to Please make sure to include your full name with your video submission. Each video should be 30-60 seconds long, and should feature only you, speaking right into the camera telling your story. Please start your story with the words "The moment I knew..."

We can't wait to hear from you! And if you have any questions, please email