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28 November 2008

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the post-Thanksgiving, Black Friday, November 28, 2008 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, the only 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!

And really, what better way to digest Thanksgiving leftovers than by also digesting the best posts we found among the past week's money and business blog carnivals? Here's a quick sample of what you'll find below:

  • A tip for how get get a bigger salary offer for a new job.
  • Why asking more than the market says your house is worth is worse than the chickenpox! The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
  • Ideas for how you can stand out and be a better employee.

The best posts of the week that was await you below....

On the Moneyed Midways for November 21, 2008
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Carnival of Debt Reduction Negotiating a New Salary -- Believing You're Worth It Economic Crunch Polly Poorhouse tells how she converted an information advantage into a higher salary when negotiating for a new position.
Carnival of Personal Finance Surprising (and Promising) Aspects of the Financial Crisis The Personal Financier Finally, science provides the answers! Dorian Wales describes the findings of recent academic research that describes the kinds of songs we listen to, the kind of Playboy playmates we like to look at, and how much laxatives we use in stressful economic times!
Carnival of Real Estate 3 Reasons Overpricing Your Home Is Worse Than Chicken Pox Exit Real Estate 540 CoRE host Pat Holkesvig listed this post as an honorable mention. We're just glad she included it, even if it was an afterthought. It's really The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!, and not just for image of raw chicken pox exposure that leads the post....
Festival of Frugality How to Save Money on Laundry Day The Greenest Dollar Heather Levin has combed the entire blogosphere for tips for saving money on doing laundry, combining the best ideas she found into a very well done post. Absolutely essential reading!
Festival of Stocks More Dark Side Ideas: Oil Stocks The StockMasters The StockMasters outline the kinds of plays they'd consider making with oil stocks, describing how the price per barrel of oil would affect the kind of investments they'd consider. Plus, a not to be missed YouTube video: Chad Vader - Day Shift Manager #1.
Money Hacks Carnival Being a Better Employee Series: Go Beyond The Writer's Coin Nut hits on the central wisdom for making yourself stand out in the workplace: bring something more to the table than is asked of you. Absolutely essential reading!
Carnival of Money Stories What's Up With Your Pictures, J? Did You Get Them? Tell Us! Budgets are Sexy Bad customer service and Internet age retribution are the themes behind J. Money's latest blogging project wherein he seeks to obtain all the wedding pictures he paid for!
Festival of Frugality When Should You Not Save Money? Studenomics Martin Dasko weighs in on which times of your life you just need to throw thrift aside and spend what it takes!

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