Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Carnival of Everything Money #14

Welcome to the 14th edition of the Carnival of Everything Money. I wanted to give my thanks to everyone who is contributing to making this carnival a success! I would appreciate it if anyone who is featured in the carnival links back to this post. If you want to submit an article for next week's edition, the submission form is here. Just a reminder: I am not including articles that are not submitted with a category. If your article wasn't included, that's most likely why. Please change it because the more articles I can post, the better!


The Smarter Wallet presents Microsoft Money Software Review: A Look At Money Essentials posted at The Smarter Wallet.

Nash Dadameah presents The secret to having money posted at nil2million.com, saying, "A real-life experience on how to keep having money"

Barry presents Tips To Curb Impulse Buying posted at Associate Money.


PabloPabla presents Five Alternatives To Traditional Credit Cards posted at Free Credit Card Information, saying, "There are many alternatives to credit cards that can be used for all of the purposes that a credit card is traditionally used for. Here are five alternatives that can be used for credit cards."

Money Beagle presents Are Rewards Credit Cards Worth It? posted at MoneyBeagle.

Jim presents What Is A Good Credit Score? posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

David presents 9 Tweeters Every Credit Card Hound Should Follow posted at Credit Card Offers IQ, saying, "Check out theses credit card twitterers worth following."

Nickel presents Is FreeCreditReport.com a Scam? posted at fivecentnickel.com.

freefrombroke presents Credit Cards Suck! posted at Free From Broke, saying, "There are a lot of reasons credit cards are not your friend!"

SingleGuyMoney presents Still Getting 0% Balance Transfer Offers posted at Single Guy Money.

Kevin Fleming presents Best Cash Back Credit Cards posted at CreditShout.

Woman Tribune presents Fed Report Shows Banks Tightening Lending Standards on Credit Cards posted at Woman Tribune.

Sun presents Starwood Preferred Guest Card 25,000 Bonus Points [Card Reviews] posted at The Sun’s Financial Diary.


Raj Patel presents Mortgage Renegotiation Options posted at DebtGoal.

Patrick @ Cash Money Life presents Who is Dave Ramsey? posted at Cash Money Life, saying, "A mini bio about Dave Ramsey, one of the most popular personal finance gurus in the US."

Sam presents Credit Card Debt. Get Out of Debt and Take Back Your Power $$$$ posted at Surfer Sam and Friends.


FinancialHealthGuy presents Quick Tips You Probably Never Heard To Save Money: Part One | financialhealthguy.com posted at Financial Health Guy.

Anotherjen presents The Recession Hits the Wedding Industry posted at The Next Rich Girl, saying, "today's brides and grooms can't afford to be as extravagant as couples getting married just a year or two ago..."

Renee V. Rouse presents Garage Sale Shopping Tips posted at Frugal-Living-Skills Blog, saying, "Garage sales can be a great place to find just about anything. Here are 5 garage sale shopping tips"

Dan at Everydayfinance presents Savings Tips Consumer Reports Style posted at Everyday Finance, saying, "This article highlights several great savings tips from the latest Consumer Reports edition, as well as some additional ideas."

Wren Caulfield presents 10 Ways to Have Big Fun for Little (or No) $$ posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking.

BankMan presents Get a Free Garmin GPS at Key Bank posted at High Yield Savings Accounts, saying, "Get a free Garmin GPS system for opening a free checking account at Key National Bank. This offer excpires soon!"

Lazy Man and Money presents Save Money on Cell Phones posted at Lazy Man and Money.


ChristianPF presents Should I sell my stocks or buy more? posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, "Is now the time to be selling or buying?"

MoneyNing presents TradeKing Review posted at Money Ning, saying, "TradeKing is quickly becoming one of the best stock brokers out there. Find out why."

Ray presents TradeKing Review posted at Money Blue Book.

Investing School presents ShareBuilder Review - Stock Broker for Automatic Investing posted at Investing School, saying, "ShareBuilder is not a much talked about stock broker but the automatic investing feature could be golden for those that just don't time markets."

ABC presents Commodities posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, "A brief explanation of commodities."

MoneyEnergy presents Peter Schiff on the Rally and Why You Still Need to Buy Gold posted at MoneyEnergy, saying, "fits with saving and wealth protection, too."

Shadox presents Passive Investing is for Extremists: The Critique posted at Money and Such, saying, "This post explains why trying to time the stock market - even over the long term - is a fool's game."

Manshu presents Value Traps posted at OneMint.

Dana presents Don Coxe on Sunspots, Demographics, and Your Investments posted at Investoralist, saying, "Don Coxe discusses in his March 2009 Basic Points report his views on demographics and the housing market, sunspots and agricultural stocks, and more."

Four Pillars presents BMO InvestorLine Discount Brokerage Review posted at Quest For Four Pillars, saying, "Review of BMO InvestorLine discount brokerage."

Craig Ford presents Your First Step in Developing A ‘Personalized’ Investing Plan posted at Money Help For Christians.

Zach Scheidt presents ZachStocks Podcast 10: Stress Tests, TARP Repayments, Moral Hazard And Solar posted at ZachStocks, saying, "Bank Stress Test lifts financials, TARP money repayments meet opposition, Moral Hazard is now in the works, and some interesting solar information on tap."


Michael presents What Credit Score Do You Need to Buy a Car? posted at Vital Motion, saying, "If you want to buy a car, you might be worried about your credit score."

Kim Staudenraus presents Should I lend money to a friend or relative? posted at Tranquility Financial Visioning, saying, "Lending money to a friend or family member - at some point in time someone close to you will ask you for a loan - what do you do when they ask?"

Brian Reilly presents Zen and the Art of Creating Competition in Merger and Acquisition Deals posted at Merger and Acquisiton Advice, saying, "Selling your private business"

Leon N. presents Residual Income - Making 1 Dollar A Day posted at How to Build Residual Income.

Bank Savings Review presents Bank Stress Test Results posted at Bank Savings Review, saying, "We finally got the results from the bank stress test but did anyone fail? Nope. Not much of a test huh?"

Patrick @ Military Money presents Watch Out For Stimulus Check and Government Grant Fraud! posted at Military Finance Network, saying, "Tips on how to guard your identity and avoid online rip off scams like the infamous government grant scheme."

Junior presents How To Evaluate Car Buying Deals posted at Car Commentary, saying, "When it comes to buying a car, everyone wants to get the most value they can for their money."

KeithMcC presents What is your price? posted at {be} Wealthy / [get] Happy, saying, "This talks about how you value your time and in turn, how much money you will make"

Vicky presents Wedding Planning On A Budget posted at Affordable Wedding Planning, saying, "Basic wedding planning help."


The Dough Roller presents Dave Ramsey Unleashed: How to Apply Ramsey’s ‘Baby Steps’ to Grown Up Finances posted at The Dough Roller, saying, "See how to apply Dave Ramsey's Baby Steps for those already on their way to retirement."

Brian McKay presents CD Early Withdrawal Penalties posted at MonitorBankRates.com, saying, "When you invest in a certificate of deposit be sure you don’t need access to your money for the duration of the certificate of deposit term."


Robert D Flach presents Here's Something To Think About posted at The Wandering Tax Pro.


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