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November 2, 2007

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to Friday, November 2, 2007 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the blogosphere's only weekly review of the best of business and money-related posts collected from the best of the week's major business and money-related blog carnivals!

This has been one of those really good weeks where nearly every post we included for this week's edition of OMM were serious contenders for being The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere! or Absolutely essential reading! The posts we've selected this week span the full range of the human condition, everything from the tragic, to recognition of weakness, to the pursuit of new opportunities and on to achieving happiness. Weeks like this are why we produce On the Moneyed Midways each week!

You don't take our word for it. The best posts of the week that was from the business and somehow money-related end of the world of blog carnivals are awaiting you below....

On the Moneyed Midways for November 2, 2007
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Carnival of Debt Reduction Preventative Medicine for a Debt Free Lifestyle Rocket Dollar Recently married, Joel White has a solid plan for becoming debt free, although he doesn't expect to get there anytime before his 15th anniversary!
Carnival of HR Employees Are Not Babies Gautam Ghosh - Management Consultant Gautam Ghosh weighs in with his views in an ongoing online discussion on what the proper role of Human Resources should be within a company.
Carnival of Money Stories When Saying No Helps Your Family A Penny Closer You love your children, but how should you keep supporting them after they become adults and responsible for their bad decisions? Eric delivers Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Personal Finance Work Once … Buy Forever! Girls Who Network Would you like to be able to afford the things you want throughout the rest of your life, without having to keep working for them? Heather Juma describes how you can spend the eggs your golden goose lays to make it possible.
Carnival of Real Estate What the Microsoft-Facebook Deal Means for Real Estate - Part 2: Revisiting Move.com vs. ActiveRain 3 Oceans Real Estate Kevin Boer looks to the reasons why Microsoft pursued Facebook to understand what motivated Move.com in its broken deal for real estate blogging network ActiveRain.
Carnival of the Capitalists "Bad Ideas" Mine Your Own Business Mike Buckley discusses how to get the most rewards from all the ideas that you consider for your business, including the bad ones!
Festival of Frugality Save 95% on Groceries, a.k.a. Why You Should Shop at Ethnic Markets Cheap Healthy Good Would you like to save money and expand your culinary horizons? Kris' take on all the advantages of ethnic markets over regular supermarkets is The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Festival of Stocks Dividend Stock Wednesday: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) The Dividend Guy Blog The Dividend Guy doesn't own shares in JNJ, but his excellent analysis indicates that it should be part of his portfolio. Absolutely essential reading!
Odysseus Medal (Real Estate) Memoirs of a Big Fat Liar Chicago's Home Weblog Geno Petro reflects on the human nature of Realtors: "We Realtors are ironically, the easiest people to manipulate because we count the money before it’s printed."
Small Business Issues Are You Losing Money by Doing Your Own Work? Street Smarts Marketing The SBA estimates that small business owners spend about 40% of their time on routine administrative tasks. Kathleen Gage argues that's time better spent making money, so why not subcontract all the mundane stuff to a Virtual Assistant?

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