Blog Carnivals

Punching Banks on Your Honeymoon – At the Carnivals

That sounds like a brilliant honeymoon activity right now! They could arrange whole package tours where couples go from bank to bank punching their blow-up logos. I’m sensing a growth industry. Even in good times, people still hate banks. But I digress… Carnival of Personal Finance #210 hosted by Suburban Dollar included my post about finding the right house . I also recommend Searchlight Crusades post about finding the right loan – if…
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Thank You for Reflecting on the Economy – at the Carnivals

Another week, another dollar, another set of picks from this week’s blog carnivals. We’ve got three to share this week, so here we go. The Carnival of Personal Finance #195 at Stock Trading To Go. In addition to my post about planning a week of freezer menus, I also recommend StretchyDollar’s post about coupons being cool again. The Festival of Frugality #168 hosted by Funny About Money. In addition to my post about hosting a frugal…
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Turning 5 Doesn’t Deserve a Platinum Bonus – at the Carnivals

This week, we have three carnivals to share, so I’ll dive right in. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #226 hosted by All Financial Matters. In addition to my post about calculating the benefits of double health insurance, I also recommend Provident Planning’s article about permanent life insurance. I didn’t even know such a thing existed. Second, the Festival of Frugality #199 hosted by Yes, I Am Cheap. In addition to my stabby post about gifts…
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Weird Toys at the Carnivals

Just one carnival to share today, so let’s get right to it: Suburban Dollar hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance #234, which included by post about increasing your home value. I also recommend The Personal Financier’s analysis of the dangers of crossing the line from frugal to obsessive. I completely agree. I was obsessive while we were paying down debt and getting ready to buy the house, but now my frugality…
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Big Long List of Candy – at the Carnivals

Mmm, candy. But I must focus. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #229 hostedy by The Centsible Life.  In addition to my post about my financial frights, I also recommend Chief Family Officer’s advise to not pay bills that aren’t yours. It seems obvious, but I guess some people just pay their bills without looking at them. Second, the Festival of Frugality #202 hosted by  Frugal Homemaker Plus. In addition to my post about reducing…
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Cyber-Monday is Living Large at the Carnivals

Personally, I didn’t think Cyber-Monday was that big a deal this year. Everyone I know who shopped online did it on Black Friday, when the online retailers were also offering deals. Nevertheless, this week’s blog carnivals include an event in honor of the pretend shopping day (pretend in the sense that Cyber-Monday was PR move created three years ago.) First, the Carnival of Personal Finance hosted by Mighty Bargain Hunter.…
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Happy Holidays from Australia and the Queen at the Carnivals

I’m back from vacation and ready to go on another one. This will be the last carnival round-up of the year. Here are my picks: First, the Festival of Frugality #157, hosted by Miss Thrifty. In addition to my post about cleaning your closet for charity, I also recommend Early Retirement Extremes tips for saving money on the clothesyou plan to keep. Second, the Carnival of Personal Finance #184, hosted by Saving…
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Free Money, Jokes, and the Railroads at the Carnivals

Here we are again with the weekly blog carnival round-up. The way the market’s going, this is just about the only thing you can count on to be predictable! As usual, we’ve got three carnivals. First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #175 at Budgets are Sexy. In addition to my post about daily money talks for couples, I recommend Million Dollar Journey’s post about divorce being a wealth killer. So have those…
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Struwwelpeter, Veteran’s Day, and Aviation at the Carnivals

This week we have another three personal finance carnivals in the round-up. We also have some interesting financial news: Americans have stopped shopping. Wow. Is this the start of a brave new world? While you ponder that, here are my picks from this week’s round-up, complete with two editor’s picks for yours truly! First, the Carnival of Personal Finance #178 hosted by the Digerati Life. SVB made my post about credit…
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