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14 July 2006

Carnival Midway from The Jerk If only there was a place on the web where you could catch up on all the best blog posts from all of the business, money and career-related blog carnivals. Wait a minute! Isn't that what On the Moneyed Midways, a summary of the best posts from each of the week's blog carnivals dedicated to money and business-related matters, with one post declared to be The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!(TM) is all about?

Well, you know the answer to that question, otherwise you would have hit the back button on your browser already! Just scroll down for the wrap-up of the week that was....

On the Moneyed Midways: July 14, 2006
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Carnival of Business Forming an S-Corporation to Reduce Self Employment Taxes My Money Blog If you are, or if you're thinking about, working for yourself, this post may well help you work out how to set up your enterprise.
Carnival of Business Price Controls InsureBlog Bob Vineyard reflects on the unintended, yet expected consequences that price controls on pending health insurance legislation will have.
Carnival of Career Intensity Triple Your Free Time: 4 Simple Steps RadicalHop Peter Kua says that "you don't have free time because you don't have a strategy for it" and shows how you can take action to see that you get the free time you need.
Carnival of Debt Reduction Plan to Curb Out of Control Spending DebtFree4ever.net Kevin Surbaugh reveals how unplanned spending strained his ability to retire his outstanding debt and shares what changes he'll be making to better control his finances.
Carnival of Investing Financial Phobia Young and Broke Amanda notes the situation of people who are otherwise "intelligent and perfectly competent in other areas of their lives but are struck dumb at the notion of dealing with investments and other financial matters."
Carnival of Marketing The New Sales Cycle: Forecast Failure in 8 Easy Steps Jack Yoest Jack Yoest provides a list of the things to look for when failure is headed toward your sales department.
Carnival of Personal Development How to Avoid Greed? My Financial Awareness Pete finds that "there is nothing wrong with having money. The problem is when we define ourselves by what we have or do not have."
Carnival of Personal Finance How I Learned to Care About Economics Experiments in Finance Ricemutt, a lifelong American, is stunned by the common knowledge of economics in the Dominican Republic. The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Carnival of Wal-Mart What Is Wal-Mart Worth to a Town? Palousitics How valuable is the world's largest retailer to a small town? Tom Forbes shines a light on what Homer, Louisiana lost when Wal-Mart pulled up stakes in the town.
Festival of Frugality Ceiling Fans - Just a Waste of Money? JMcGready's Misc. Universe Ceiling fans are often touted as having year-round energy savings, but J McGready looks at an article that shows studies find that's not-so-true during the heating season.
Festival of Job Hunting Are You Climbing to the Top When There Is No Top? Aridni "How much is the big guy making?" asks Katie when considering job possibilities, who notes that your long-term goals should play an important role in pursuing your career options.
Personal Development Carnival Here There Be Dragons! On Making Money Fear of the unknown often stops people in their tracks. Eric demonstrates that the real heroes are those who overcome their fears and slay the dragons.

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