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30 October 2010

Carnival Midway from The Jerk Welcome to this special Saturday, October 30, 2010 edition of On the Moneyed Midways, where we present the best posts we found in the best of the past week's money and business-related blog carnivals!

Longtime OMM readers know that "special" really means "late." Other than that, there's absolutely no difference from this edition of OMM with any other. We've reviewed and identified the top posts from each of the blog carnivals we cover, just like we do every week, which we've presented below for your essential weekend reading.

We will however just get right to it! The best posts we found in the week that was are directly ahead....

On the Moneyed Midways for October 30, 2010
Carnival Post Blog Comments
Best of Money Getting Dirty to Destroy Your Debt - One Toilet at a Time! Redeeming Riches Jason racked up $10,000 in credit card debt while in college. It took two years of he and his wife doing everything from cleaning office buildings after hours, selling anything they could on eBay, and even starting a side business to finally zero out the balance!
Carnival of Debt Reduction If I Had the Money, Would I Replace My Car? Budgeting in the Fun Stuff Crystal hates her Chevy Aveo. But, as much as she doesn't like it, it's paid off so even if she gets a new job paying $20,000 more than her current pay, she'll likely pass on getting a new one.
Carnival of HR How Do You Get Good Employees to Stay? Hot HR Topics Kevin Brozovich wonders if his two sisters who just changed jobs might have stayed at their old ones if their bosses had just asked them what it would take to get them to stay before they gave their notice.
Carnival of Personal Finance Is Your "Go to Hell" Fund Fully Funded? RabbitFunds Adam had a colleague who realized he had no chance at advancement in his company. So he created a "go to hell" fund so he could afford to be able to walk away from that job without having a new job lined up. The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!
Festival of Frugality Exploring a Financial Fast Canadian Finance Alan Schram wonders if a financial "fast," where one avoids spending as much money as possible for a short period of time, makes sense as a savings plan.
Carnival of Money Stories My Evolving Credit Card Arbitrage Strategies My Dollar Plan Madison DuPaix discusses how she's adapting her credit card arbitrage money-making methods, where she invests credit card balance transfers in high yield savings accounts to earn interest income on the balance, to the new situation that's come into play with the passage of the Credit CARD Act of 2009.

OMM's Running Index for 2010

Presented in reverse chronological order....

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