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May 28, 2010

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the Friday, May 28, 2010 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, where we kick off the Memorial Day Holiday weekend in the United States with a roundup of the best posts we found in each of the past week's money and business related blog carnivals!

We're more than ready for the long holiday weekend, so we'll just let this week's edition do the talking for us!

The best posts we found in the week that was await you below - we'll see you again after the holiday!...

On the Moneyed Midways for May 28, 2010
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Carnival of Debt Reduction Collections, Debt Negotiation or Bankruptcy? Ask Mr. Credit Card Mr. Credit Card identifies the pros and cons of debt negotiation in responding to a reader's question, while identifying bankruptcy as a last resort.
Carnival of HR 1 Fatal Error Most Job Seekers Make That Lengthens Their Search Mint Resumes You've had the interview, and they like you, so all you need to do is wait for the offer. Marsha Keeffer says that's the worst thing you can do in Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Personal Finance New Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving for Retirement Pop Economics Saving for the long term can be especially difficult - Pop however has learned the lessons of behavioral economics well and describes you can put them to work for you to achieve your retirement goals. Absolutely essential reading!
Best of Money Unemployment Is the Mother of All Invention Startup Digest Tim Chen finds the silver lining in the creative part of creative destruction going on in the economy!
Festival of Frugality The Wedding Gift as the Price of Admission Surviving and Thriving Donna Freedman reacts to J. Money's solution to the age-old dilemma of how much a wedding present should cost, while considering the potential fallout outcomes for the newlywed couple as she also argues against the rule of thumb that apparently says that the value of wedding gifts should be tied to the cost of the food provided for the guests at the reception. Quite simply, The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Money Hackers Carnival $100 Here, $100 There. $100 Everywhere a Wedding. Budgets Are Sexy Getting married? Invite J. Money - he'll give you $100! The post that sparked Donna Freedman's top-notch post in the Festival of Frugality is the best post of the Money Hackers Carnival!
Carnival of Money Stories My Conversation with a Car Salesman Personal Finance Journey PF Journey has $10,000 budgeted to buy a used car. The car salesman goes through all the tricks that can make buying a car such an unpleasant experience for a buyer, but in the end, PF leaves without a car. And yes, that's a success story!

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