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December 12, 2008

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the Friday, December 12, 2008 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the only review of the best posts to be found in the best of the past week's money and business related blog carnivals!

What do you say we just get straight to it this week! The best posts of the week that was, including The Best Post the Week, Anywhere!, await you below....


On the Moneyed Midways for December 12, 2008
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Carnival of Debt Reduction Another Thing I Didn't Know About Credit Cards Christian PF Did you know where you use your credit card may affect whether or not your credit card company cuts your credit lines? Bob explains why bars, nightclubs, pool halls and marriage counselors should be paid by other means….
Carnival of HR So, Say an Employee of Yours Shoots Himself in the Leg… Your Response Would Be? Jessica Lee Writes Jessica Lee explains why you, as an employer, need to act to protect your company's "employment brand" if an employee of yours does something "newsworthy," but not in a good way.
Carnival of Personal Finance How Old Are You Financially? Almost Frugal Kelly shows how you handle money says a lot about how old you are mentally! The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere! and a fun "see where you fit" kind of test!
Carnival of Real Estate Blue Carpet Is the Kiss of Death - Things That Make Houses Sit There and Not Sell Active Rain Diane Tuman reviewed this post by real estate agent Robin Rogers of San Antonio in her contribution to the latest edition of the Carnival of Real Estate. We think Robin's post is the best real estate offering this week!
Festival of Frugality The Wine Industry: A Lesson in Marketing The Personal Financier Dorian Wales dislikes pretentiousness in a wine, drawing inspiration from a play that wondered if wine in bottles without labels would present a crisis for a proud wine connoisseur.
Festival of Stocks S&P Set for 50% Gains? Not So Fast, UBS College Analysts James Cullen doesn't buy UBS strategist David Bianco's forecast that the S&P 500 is headed straight back up to 1,300, and explains why.
Money Hacks Carnival Some Myths About Couples and Money Simply Forties Mary takes on three myths affecting couples: 1. If we love each other, we won't fight about money, 2. It takes money to make money, and 3. If we don't talk about money, everything will be okay. Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Money Stories Bear With Me as I Talk Myself Out of Getting a New Car Digerati Life Tanesha Morgan really likes the 2009 Nissan Maxima, but can't convince herself its time to trade in her 2005 Toyota Camry. Here, she works through the pros and cons of doing the deal!
Carnival of Taxes My First 1040 Wandering Tax Pro Robert D. Flach reflects back on the first tax return he ever prepared as a professional and how the experience was so very different back in 1971!

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