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10 July 2009

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to the Friday, July 10, 2009 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, where each week, you can catch up with the best posts we found in the past week's business and money-related blog carnivals!

Can you really ever recover from the financial impact of attending college? How exactly does debt settlement work? What can you do to find out if that investement advisor you're considering hiring hasn't already pulled a Bernie Madoff? Did Al Capone really live *that* modestly? And why does Costco put so many high-dollar item goods between the entrance and where the food is?

The answer to these questions, and more, await you below!...

On the Moneyed Midways for July 10, 2009
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Carnival of Debt Reduction How Debt Settlement Works Bargaineering You've seen an endless number of commercials for it on TV, and heard even more on the radio, but how does debt settlement work? Jim Wang runs through the basics!
Carnival of HR Business Agility HR Bartender "When customers have money to spend, they're in the driver's seat. If you want to keep them as a customer, you need to be agile…." - Sharlyn Lauby, in The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Carnival of Personal Finance How to Do a Background Check on Your Financial Advisor Good Financial Cents Jeff Rose provides an illustrated "how to" for doing your own detective work when checking out who you might hire to manage your money.
Carnival of Real Estate Famous American Homes of an Era Bygone Zillow Blog Sarah Greenleaf provides a tour of the homes of some of America's wealthiest historical figures, including William Randolph Hearst and Al Capone!
Festival of Frugality How Costco Primes Us to Spend More Money…. The Greenest Dollar Heather explains that how Costco is physically organized "conditions" its customers to do a lot of spending. Absolutely essential reading!
Festival of Stocks How Warren Buffet Gets Better Deals Than You (And How You Can Do It Too) eMoneyLog You might think a post about Warren Buffet from the Festival of Stocks would have to do with his rather famous ability as an investor. Instead, eMoneyLog focuses on his ability as a solid businessman.
Money Hacks Carnival In the Long Run, College Will End Up Hurting Your Savings Lucrative Investing What would happen if you had two friends, both having saved for college, but one who went and the other who put their savings in the stock market instead? Jennifer McClelland answers the question in Absolutely essential reading!

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