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04 August 2006

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the August 4, 2006 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, an "ubercarnival" dedicated to compiling the best posts from each of the week's blog carnivals dedicated to money and business-related matters, where one post each week is declared to be The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!(TM)!

Speaking of which, this week, we were absolutely surprised by the topic of the post we found to be The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere! Not so much the writing, but the topic, which we ordinarily find to be exceedingly dry.... Scroll down and see if you don't have the same reaction!

On the Moneyed Midways: August 4, 2006
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Carnival of Business 7 Ways to Destroy Your Business OnlyOneMike.com Want to know how to kill your entrepreneurial efforts? Mike lists seven things you can do to ensure your business failure was not left to chance!
Carnival of Business 10 Career-Ruining Habits RadicalHop You may be smart and sassy, pretty or fine-looking, and may even graduate at the top of your class, but the rules change when you put yourself on the road to corporate success. Peter Kua shows 12 (not 10!) things you can do to trash your professional life.
Carnival of Debt Reduction How we paid down our debt and saved money at the same time..it can be done! The Good Human How can you pay down your debt levels and put aside money? David shows how making "weekly payments" can put you on the right financial track!
Carnival of Home Business Mindful Marketing on a Shoestring Budget eMoms at home Serial home-entrepreneur Wendy Piersall shares low-cost ideas for spreading the word about your business.
Carnival of Investing Technical Analysis: The Big Picture Professor Bainbridge Law professor Stephen Bainbridge *really* doesn't like technical stock market analysis.
Carnival of Marketing Are Your Products Good Enough To Give Away - For Free? StopBuyingCrap.com How do you know if your product has made it to the top? Cap says you should see if other people give it away for free!
Carnival of Personal Finance The One Armed Economist Ask Uncle Bill Uncle Bill picks apart alarmist Boston University Professor Laurence Kotlikoff, a man who sees economic disaster around every corner, and is offering some disasterously bad advice.
Carnival of the Capitalists How to Make Budgeting Simple and the Budgets Ambitious Aloys Hosman Lessons from a pro on how to make the budgeting process better. Surprisingly, The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Cavalcade of Risk Risk Analysis Using Roulette Wheels Marginal Revolution Alex Tabarrok points to a Mahalanobis post showing how roulette wheels can be used to educate patients on the risks involved with prostate cancer treatment.
Festival of Frugality More Ways to Reduce Paper Pocket Change AJ highlights a new service that delivers money-saving coupons to your cell phone!
Personal Development Carnival Why the Simplest Solution May Not Be the Best Mike Nicholson.org Software programmer Mike Nicholson draws from his coding and life experience to show how a "quick fix" may come back to haunt you and goes on to show how "reprogramming" may help cure future problems.
Personal Growth Carnival 21 Ways to Be More Creative Christine Kane Singer/blogger Christine Kane provides 21 suggestions for unleashing your creative inspirations.

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