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December 3, 2010

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to this Friday, December 3, 2010 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, your one-stop shop for catching up with the best of the past week's money and business-related blog carnivals!

Is there a compelling reason why you shouldn't invest in gold you can hold? Should procedures that aren't medically necessary be mandated to be covered under your health insurance? And just what can a $2,000 deductible buy after a hail storm?

The answers to these questions, and The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!, follow immediately below - thank you for taking time out of your weekend to join us today!...

On the Moneyed Midways for December 3, 2010
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Best of Money Why I Think Gold Is a Loser Investment Free Money Finance Can you really make money buying, holding, then selling gold? FMF takes on conventional wisdom and finds that the returns on selling gold you physically hold aren't anywhere as near as shiny as investors might hope. Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Debt Reduction November 26 - Baby Step 2 Update Six Figures And Broke Formerbigspender is referring to Dave Ramsey's Baby Step 2, in which he has succeeded in paying down over half of the $70,744.32 he started the year off in the debt hole....
Carnival of Personal Finance How to Save Hundreds of Dollars By Taking a Day Off Work ChristianPF Sign us up for this plan! Craig Ford makes a solid argument in favor of forgoing a day's pay at work for the sake of giving yourself the time you need to research and shop around where major financial transactions are involved! The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Cavalcade of Risk Medical Necessity vs (Stupid) Mandates Insureblog Hank Stern ventures into truly dangerous territory in taking on the thinking that mandated coverage for contraception devices in health insurance plans, even though they fail to meet the basic test of medical necessity.
Festival of Frugality The Easiest Way to Save Money on Food - Eliminate Waste Wisdom from Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket Ever wonder how much money you might save if you were better about not wasting food? Wenchy offers her insights after considering an article by Saving Advice.
Carnival of Money Stories THIS Is a Disaster? More News from the Insurance Front Funny About Money Funny About Money's just found out that for the cost of a $2,000 deductible following a large hail storm, he's going to get $10-15,000 worth of home improvements!

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