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24 November 2007

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the Saturday, November 24, 2007 Thanksgiving Weekend edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the blogosphere's only weekly recap of the best posts contributed to and collected from the week's best business and money-related blog carnivals!

It's one of those weekends where everyone has food and football more on their minds than anything else (okay, that's what we have on our minds as we get psyched up for the biggest college game of the year), so we'll just go straight into this week's edition, featuring all the best posts from the week that was.

Starting.... now!

On the Moneyed Midways for November 24, 2007
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Carnival of Debt Reduction My Experience Buying a Used Car with Cash beingfrugal.net Did you ever dream of buying a car and not having to have a loan? Better still, have you ever dreamed of making a used car salesman panicky? Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Personal Finance Strategy to Contribute More than Roth IRA Limit Allows My Dollar Plan Want to kick up your Roth IRA contribution above the annual limit? Madison describes the process by which you can increase your retirement nest egg!
Carnival of the Capitalists Beware the Death Howl of the Old Media SophistPundit Adam Gurri considers Old Media's options in confronting the economic forces of creative destruction that are bringing it down.
Cavalcade of Risk Sex Insurance Insureblog A great humor post (which continues into the comments) that begins by asking if your insurance pays for sex? And if it doesn't, should it?
Cavalcade of Risk Democratic Debate Reaction: Health Mandates Are a Bug, Not a Feature The Sentinel Effect Richard Eskow says that health care mandates advocated by the Dems' leading candidates for President will fail "if it forces Americans to overpay for their insurance." The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Economics and Social Policy Why $100 Oil Maybe a Good Thing Dax Desai Dax Desai lays out the case that having expensive oil makes it possible for people to gain a lot of other benefits.
Festival of Frugality Have the Courage to Have the Christmas You Can Afford SavingAdvice Jennifer Derrick offers ten suggestions for being able to financially survive, and even enjoy, the holidays!
Festival of Stocks Solar's Eleven: If Solar Stocks Were Cast in a Movie Timothy Sykes Timothy Sykes picks solar energy stocks like the characters in Ocean's 11 - who's cool, who's not cool, who's in it for the money and who's in it for the fun!
Odysseus Medal (Real Estate) Data Portability Ain't Just a Real Estate Problem FBS Blog Michael Wurzer proposes a solution that might solve the real estate industry's monopoly MLS problem: data mobility

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