Blog Carnivals

Musing about Gold Transformers – at the Carnivals

Another week, another set of three carnivals. First up, Living Almost Large presents the 209th Carnival of Personal Finance.  She named my rant about the Cash for Clunkers program as an editor’s pick. In addition, I recommend Punch Debt In the Face’s debate about whether using credit cards will send you to hell. My answer: no. It’s just a tool people, not a sin. Next, the Festival of Frugality #102 hosted by Stupid Cents. In…
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St. Patrick loves Music and March Madness at the Carnivals

Yep, it’s that time again.  Here’s this weeks wrap-up of my favorite blog carnivals. (Favorite being defined as a carnival I’m in.) First, the Money Hacks Carnival #56 hosted by Good Financial Cents. In addition to my post about playing Top Chef at home, I also recommend Passive Family Income’s advice from the Great Depression. (Note: at least the food will be better this time.) Second, the Festival of Frugality #169 hosted by Remodeling This…
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Money Hacks Carnival #19: The Independence Edition

In honor of Independence Day in the United States, this week’s Money Hacks Carnival focuses on declaring financial independence (or at least on letting your money work for you rather than you working for it.) Here are financial tidbits from our founding fathers, who knew a thing or two about managing money, and modern bloggers who are well on their way to independence. Knowing you want it is the first…
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The Carnival is Back

Gee, it seems like just last week the carnival was in town and now it’s back already. This week, the Festival of Frugality #114 included my post about saving money on taxes. I also recommend an article on being extravagantly frugal from the Not Jet Set blog. Broke Grad Student brings us the Carnival of Personal Finance #141, which includes my post about five ways to spend a tax refund. I also liked Rather Be…
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Election Day and the Wonders of the World at the Carnivals

The election is over and now we can return to normal life. Three personal finance blog carnivals have already done just that. Here are my top picks from this week’s carnivals. The Festival of Frugality #150 was hosted by Bargain Briana. In addition to my post regaling you with ten financial frights, I recommend Credit Withdrawal’s post about the day he had to explain the difference between being poor and reducing spending. The Carnival…
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Insurance, the Rich, and Labor in the Carnivals

We’re back in full carnival swing this week! We have three carnivals to review. We’ll kick things off with the Carnival of Personal Finance #152, hosted by Money Under 30. This one included my post on car insurance. If you liked that bit of car advice, you might as like $aving to Invest’s post on preparing for $5 gas. Yikes. Next up, the Festival of Frugality #125, hosted by Quest for Four…
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Fruit, Underwear, and US Flags at the Carnivals

Last week was a short holiday week and I hosted a carnival myself, so there are fewer carnivals to include in my Carnival Round-up this week. The Carnival of Personal Finance #160 was hosted by Might Bargain Hunter. Go there to learn more about the history of the US flag. My post about the mid-year financial check-in was included. If you liked that, you might also enjoy Saving Advice’s advice about staying financially…
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The Olympics is Going Back to School in the Carnivals

After a three week break due to traveling, the weekly blog carnival roundup returns! This week I have four carnivals to share. The first is The Carnival of Personal Finance #165 hosted by No Debt Plan. In addition to my post about a new car repair estimates tool, you might also enjoy Save and Conquer’s instructions for changing a car battery. The second is Festival of Frugality #13 hosted by Bored Finance. In addition to…
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Smiling through the Recession – at the Carnivals

Another week, another three blog carnivals to share. Hopefully you’ll find some great tips like I did. First up: Money Hacks Carnival #39 hosted by Moolanomy.  In addition to my post about travel games, I also recommend Christian Personal Finance’s tips for saving money while eating out. Sometimes there’s no avoiding eating out, especially when holiday travel is involved. Next up: Festival of Frugality #152 hosted by Financial Wellness Project. In addition to my…
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Magazines and Labor Day at the Carnivals

This week was a short week, but we still managed to get out three good personal finance carnivals. Here are my selections from them. Money Hacks Carnival #28 hosted by $aving to Invest included my post on withdrawing from a Roth IRA tax-free. If you liked that, you might also enjoy My Retirement Blog’s tips for unconverting a Roth conversion. Next up, the Carnival of Personal Finance #168 hosted by One Caveman’s Financial Journey.…
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