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11 November 2006

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to this Saturday, November 11, 2006 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the blogosphere's only review of the best business and money-related posts of the week that was! Each week, we review more than a dozen blog carnivals, seeking out the posts most worth reading and one post each week is proclaimed to be The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!(TM)

We had another very strong week again, as we had several contenders for the top prize. What's more, several of the posts we selected for this week's edition really turn conventional wisdom on its head! Scroll down for more....

On the Moneyed Midways for November 11, 2006
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Carnival of Business They Call It the Hawthorne Effect Seeds of Growth Creating positive emotional bonds is vital to making your business a success. Dave Free taps a unique study from the 1930s to illustrate the point.
Carnival of Career Intensity A Revolt on the Revolt of the Fairly Rich Wisdom from Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket What do the ultra-rich and an ordinary housewife know about real success that apparently is being completely missed by lots of people making over $100,000 per year? A close contender for being The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere! this week.
Carnival of Debt Reduction The IRS Is Using Outside Debt Collectors Sequence, Inc. Tracy Coenen uncovers the IRS' latest nefarious plan to go after late taxpayers - outsourcing to those debt collection outfits that everybody loves.
Carnival of Fraud SOX and the Social Impact of Fraud SOX first Leon Gettler extracts the impact upon society when managers who have been cooking the books at their companies have to restate their earnings.
Carnival of Real Estate In Defense of Landlords hotpads.com While the housing market has weakened, the rental market, and rents, are now booming. Colleen Corgan shows the forces at work behind this trend.
Carnival of Taxes The Bad-Math-Skills Tax MattHutter.com Matt Hutter uncovers some surprising statistics on what is perhaps the most unfair tax ever created: the state lottery.
Carnival of the Capitalists Interesting Engine Technology Photon Courier We're engineers at heart, so David Foster's look at some very promising technology for boosting the energy efficiency of cars looks very interesting to us. More so, since it points to how ethanol might finally be used to produce more advantages than disadvantages in powering automobiles.
Carnival of the Capitalists How to Price Your Brand's Products Trizoko Trizoko declares that the middle is nowhere to be when it comes to setting the prices for your products. The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Cavalcade of Risk 5 Ways to Invest $1200 Insureblog Normally, when we see a post like this, the options are usually things like stocks or CDs. Bob Vineyard lists five tests costing $1200 all together for screening for potentially devastating major health problems.
Festival of Frugality Recycling Time! It's Just Money You won't know what frugal really means until you read how lamoneyguy is building up a wedding fund by recycling trash for cash!
Festival of Investing What's This Got to Do with the Price of Tea in China? CheapSmarts.com Did you ever wonder where the expression about the price of tea in China comes from? Peter Kirby provides a quick history lesson.
Festival of Stocks Bull Market? MoneyKeg Are the recent record highs on the Dow Jones Industrial index all they're cracked up to be? Paul Paulson offers a unique perspective.
Home Business Carnival What's This Got to Do with the Price of Tea in China? CheapSmarts.com Did you ever wonder where the expression about the price of tea in China comes from? Peter Kirby provides a quick history lesson.
Personal Development Carnival A Lesson from the Devil The Meaning of Existence Way off track from the posts we normally highlight, but well worth reading. It's nothing less than the story of the Devil and Daniel Brenton.
Carnival of Fraud Most Important Quality in a Coach JaneChin.com Jane Chin argues that caring enough to tell the truth, and having the integrity and guts to do it, is the most important quality that a coach can have in working with others.
Wealth Building Ideas 102 Personal Finance Tips Your Professor Never Taught You Your Credit Advisor Jimmy Atkinson has a well organized list of the top 102 things you should do be financially healthy.

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