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June 29, 2007

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the June 29, 2007 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the blogosphere's only review of the best posts from the week's best major business and money-related blog carnivals!

Every week, we scan through hundreds of blog posts contributed to dozens of money and business-related blog carnivals, seeking out the very best posts in each carnival. The best post we find wins the title of being The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!(TM) Post that rank very highly are awarded the title of being Absolutely essential reading!(TM)

Big news this week - the bar for The Best Post of the Year, Anywhere!(TM) has been reset. You'll find it and the best posts of the week that was from the world of the business blogosphere below....

On the Moneyed Midways for June 29, 2007
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Personal Growth Carnival Using Your Business to Serve the Community Small Business Buzz How can the jobs your business provides be used to better serve your community? Chris Brunner demonstrates why even a McJob can make a huge improvement to the social fabric of society. Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of the Capitalists What Big Oil Can Stand to Learn from Google New Venture Outsourcing Chris Harris observes that "Google continues to raise its prices faster than the rate of oil and gasoline, yet Big Oil is being hauled up in front of congress to defend themselves against price gouging, while Google is still seen by most as living up to their motto, 'do no evil,' with near perfection" and finds that the reason why this is the case might be found in the "ultimatum" game.
Carnival of Fraud Fraud and SOX Failure SOX First Leon Gettler reports on Oversight Systems' annual report on corporate fraud, which uncovered that Sarbanes-Oxley regulation has failed as 75% of certified fraud examiners report increases in the number of incidents involving fraudulent activity within corporate America since the law was enacted.
Small Business Issues Phone Etiquette in the Workplace The Freestyle Entrepreneur Linda Talley plays "Miss Manners" in a Q&A that highlights the do's and don'ts for what makes for proper phone use in today's business environment.
Festival of Stocks On Running a Concentrated Two-Book Portfoiio Vale Tudo Investing Eddie Bravo looks at the investment potential of books on investing and discusses the strategies an "investor" in these books might take to score big!
Real Estate Investing The Real Risk in Real Estate Flipping BloodhoundBlog Michael Cook provides a solid overview of the nature of the risks an individual considering becoming a real estate investor takes on when chasing the returns from buying and selling houses.
Carnival of Debt Reduction Emptying Out a 401(k) to pay Off Credit Card Debt The Simple Dollar Trent Hamm tackles a reader's question on whether she should cash out her 401(k)'s to pay down her high level of credit card debt. He says she should, but many of his commenters say otherwise.
Carnival of Real Estate Real Estate Licensing Laws Are a Criminal Conspiracy Against the Consumer Created By and For the Benefit of a Cartel BloodhoundBlog Gregg Swann. The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere! And now also the leading contender for being "The Best Post of the Year, Anywhere!"

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