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21 November 2008

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to this perfectly normal, regularly scheduled, Friday, November 21, 2008 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the one place on the web where you can catch up with the best posts from the best of the past week's money and business related blog carnivals!

After two weeks in a row of posting late editions of OMM, we're celebrating our return to our "normal" schedule with some outstanding posts this week! Here's a quick sample of the best of the best:

  • Abby finds that being poor also means being virtually recession-proof!
  • You might get a 0% interest rate for 6 months on that credit balance you transfer to a new card, but the Art of the Coupon finds that the real cost is about 100 points of your credit rating.
  • Want to make money online? Maria shares how much and from where she earns passive income for the things she's written in The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!

These posts, and the rest of the best of the week that was, await you below!...

On the Moneyed Midways for November 21, 2008
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Carnival of Debt Reduction What a Balance Transfer Did to My Credit Score Art of the Coupon You know those deals where you can get a 0% interest rate for so many months if you switch your balance from one credit card to a new one? Did you know that doing that just once can shave almost 100 points off your credit score? Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Personal Finance Finding Your Lifestyle Break-Even Point How to Make 7 Million in 7 Years Adrian J. Cartwood explains the math for figuring out how much you need to save and invest to replace the income that supports your lifestyle in retirement.
Carnival of Real Estate Why Home Buyers and Home Sellers are Frozen on the Fence and What You Can Do About It? Brand Candid Ken Brand examines why real estate markets in even non-bubble markets are freezing up and advocates a strategy agents can use to generate confidence for their clients.
Cavalcade of Risk Combining Public and Private Health Insurance Colorado Health Insurance Insider Louise Norris argues that expanding Medicare to cover more Americans would be more efficient and make private health insurance premiums more affordable and claims that "health care is too important to leave it solely up to market forces."
Festival of Frugality How Regifting Can Help You Save Money Ready to Be Rich fitzvillafuerte is a gift recipient's worst nightmare and, quite possibly, evil. Here, he explains the rules for regifting the things you received but don't want to others, whom we'll call "victims"….
Festival of Stocks CTC Media: Big Gain Potential, Equally Big Risks MagicDiligence Steve reviews CTC Media (CTCM) a Russian free-television broadcaster which he considers "an intriguing opportunity, but just carries too much risk to recommend as a Magic Diligence Top Buy."
Money Hacks Carnival Passive Residual Income Monthly Report My Work at Home Mom Blog In the month of October 2008, Maria raked in $2,654.18 as the result of her online writing - she shows how much and from where her income originates in The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Carnival of Money Stories Who'd Have Thought Being Poor Was the Way to Go? I Pick Up Pennies Abby delivers contrarian wisdom in finding that being poor means that she and her significant other are pretty much recession-proof! Absolutely essential reading!

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