OneMint – Economy and Your Finances Carnival 24 May 2009

by Manshu on May 24, 2009

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Welcome to the May 24, 2009 edition of this carnival. I will be at the Indy 500 races today, so I’ll be having a really good Sunday. All of you enjoy your Sunday too.

Jack Schmidt presents Hot Trends – Going Once, Twice, Three Times! posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget! Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

Matthew Paulson presents Should You Consolidate Your Student Loans posted at American Consumer News.

MatthewPaulson presents Grow Your Investments: Know the Rule of 72 posted at Fine-Tuned Finances.

Debt Freedom Fighter presents Want to Get the Best Car Insurance Rates? posted at Discover Debt Freedom!.

Cody Butler presents 7 reasons you may be failing posted at Dream Life Coaching Blog. Ask your questions., saying, “If you are not succeeding in life this might be why.”

Handy Saputra presents What are Homeowner Loans? posted at Home Loan | Mortgage Resources, saying, “If you are looking for a loan but are unsure whether or not you will be able to secure one or you are concerned that the interest rate may not be affordable within your budget then a homeowner loan may be the right option for you.”

John Russell presents No-Fault Auto Insurance Basics posted at The Low Cost Auto Insurance Guru, saying, “If you live in a state with no-fault auto insurance, you need to understand what it does and doesn”

Chris McClelland presents The Most Financially Productive Areas to Live posted at Lucrative Investing.

Leave Debt Behind presents Should You or Shouldn’t You? The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation posted at Leave Debt Behind.

Deposit Accounts presents How Much Should You Save in Your 401K? posted at Deposit Accounts.

Jack Schmidt presents How to Know When You Need A Vacation posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “Personal Finance – Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget. Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!” presents Don’t Apply for Credit Without Checking Your Credit Score posted at Credit Card Assist.

apply4-credit presents What Every Credit Card Holder Should Know About Paying on Time posted at Apply4-Credit.

Debt Free Destiny presents How to Find the Right Debt Consolidation Company posted at Debt Free Destiny.

debt kid presents Looking Forward posted at DebtKid.

Ben presents Credit Scores and Interest Rates and Why Credit Matters to Newlyweds posted at Money Smart Life.

MatthewPaulson presents Six Types of Insurance to Avoid posted at Fine-Tuned Finances.

Debt Freedom Fighter presents How do I Know if I need Credit Counseling? posted at Discover Debt Freedom!.

Savings Toolbox presents Should You Switch to a Credit Union to Save? posted at Savings Toolbox.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents FNBO Direct: Best Online Savings Account, ETrade Bank Interest Rate At 3% APY posted at The Digerati Life

endowments presents Endowment Life Insurance Policy posted at Endowment Policy, saying, “What is endowment policy surrender value and how to make use of it to earn more money.”

Diego Cervantes presents the Ultimate Guide to Web Marketing for Real Estate Agents posted at Real Estate Agent Database Blog.

Dave presents Control Your Mind, Control Your Money posted at Cheapo Groovo.

Jack Schmidt presents Blog Carnival – Submit an Article to a Carnival posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “Personal Finance – Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget. Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

Chris McClelland presents Recent College Graduates, Prepare to Starve posted at Lucrative Investing.

DJ presents Create a Vacation Budget and Stick to It posted at The Family Wallet.

Debt Freedom Fighter presents Understanding Credit Repair Software and It’s Goal posted at Discover Debt Freedom!. presents Debit Cards Take the Lead Over Credit posted at Spend On Life.


Tom Tessin presents Bankruptcy Credit Cards posted at FSC Blog, saying, “See how you can get a credit card after you file for bankruptcy. It’s a lot easier than you think.”

Raag Vamdatt presents How to use a credit card the financially prudent way :: :: Financial Planning demystified posted at

BrandonLaughridge presents New Credit Card Law Likely to Hurt Markets posted at Mortgage Loan Place Blog, saying, “An interesting take on the next meltdown. Credit card companies appear to be the culprit.”

ChristianPF presents How to manage your debt in a recession posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, “Tips for managing your debt in this recession…”


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?”

PicktheBrain presents Gallows Humor: 21 Economy Inspired Cartoons posted at School Loans.

Puneet Kapoor presents NOT A ONE ACT PLAY posted at KuberKhana -Indian Stock Fundamental Analysis.

freesoftware presents List of Best Free Software for New Computer posted at I Love Free Software, saying, “Here is a nice way to save some money in this economy – get all the software for free. This is the list of the best free software that you can install on your new computer. We searched all over the web, and compiled this list of best free software. Each one of these is best in its class, and still totally free. You are going to love these!”

Harold presents What Factors Affect Your Car?s MPG Rating? posted at Increase Gas Mileage, saying, “There are numerous factors that affect the actual mpg you get on the road.”

Chris presents Is my money safe in a bank? posted at Home I Own.

Bank Savings Review presents More Restrictions to Repaying the TARP posted at Bank Savings Review, saying, “The government have spoken. No one will be able to repay TARP until we say so!”


Kilroy_60 presents When We Left Black Squirrel Run, I Never Could Have Imagined… posted at Fear And Loathing – The Gonzo Papers, saying, “I don’t know whether the category I selected actually Works; I’ll leave that up to you. The point, in regard to your carnival theme is this…when an opportunity presents itself it’s up to you to take advantage. That and, of course, you can make your dreams come true. Cheers”

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.”

nickel presents Buying a Foreclosed Home posted at

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

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

ABC presents Warning – Not All Index Funds and ETFs Are Low Cost posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “Some index funds and etfs are too expensive.”

Patrick @ Cash Money Life presents Should You Contribute to a 401k Without an Employer Match? posted at Cash Money Life, saying, “Why you should invest in your 401k even if your company doesn’t offer a matching contribution.”

The Smarter Wallet presents Investing In Stocks and Bonds: Some Investment Basics posted at The Smarter Wallet

Lindsay presents Physical Gold & Silver Storage Options posted at Home Security Beat.

samuel lewis presents SHOW ME THE MONEY! posted at LET’S TALK ABOUT MONEY!, saying, “This blog is about money,investing it, saving it,winning it or losing it! Whatever you want to say about money say it here!”

Zach Scheidt presents Chuck E. Cheese – Another Vulnerable Retail Stock posted at ZachStocks, saying, “CEC Entertainment, Inc. (CEC) is another vulnerable retail stock setting up for a potential decline. Consumer spending habits are undergoing a radical shift that could take years and lead to increased savings and decreasing spending.”

Darwin presents Start an Investment Club: How To, Rules and Reality Checks posted at Darwin’s Finance, saying, “A comprehensive ‘how-to’ and reality check on both the benefits and the downsides of an investment club.”

Dan at Everydayfinance presents Sucker’s Rally: For 34% since March, Call Me a Sucker! posted at Everyday Finance, saying, “With esteemed economists referring to current investors as ‘suckers’ in a Sucker’s Rally the question is – for 34% since March, are you willing to be called sucker?”

Investing School presents Morningstar Review – Free vs Premium Membership posted at Investing School, saying, “Morningstar is a well known name but not many people know of its free service. Is it worth the money? Find out.”

Jeff Rose presents IRA Consolidation: The “Super IRA” Strategy posted at Jeff Rose.

ABC presents Investment Time Horizons for Retirees posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “A short and concise analysis of retirement asset allocation possibilities.”

Personal Finance

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.”

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.”

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!”

Patrick @ Money Saving Deals presents GoDaddy Coupon Codes posted at Cash Money Life Deals, saying, “Big savings on Domains and Hosting at GoDaddy!”

Brian McKay presents CD Early Withdrawal Penalties posted at, 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.”

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

MoneyNing presents How to Deal with Frugal Advice posted at Money Ning, saying, “Don’t just skip the article if you think it doesn’t apply to you as it might be useful later on in life.”

Jeff Rose presents 7 Questions To Ask Your Financial Planner posted at Jeff Rose.

Chris McClelland presents 10 Reasons Your Bank Never Wanted You to Read This posted at Lucrative Investing.

KCLau presents The Most Common Habit of Rich People posted at KCLau’s Money Tips, saying, “About the common habits of the rich”

Mr Credit Card presents Balance Transfer Credit Cards Video Tutorial and Guide posted at Ask Mr Credit Card, saying, “This is a post on how to choose a credit card with a 0% teaser deal.”

Wren Caulfield presents Adventures in Cake, Installment One posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking, saying, “Starting a small business”

The Dough Roller presents Guess What Balance Transfer Credit Cards Are ‘Up To’ posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “Balance transfer credit cards have quietly been changing the terms on unsuspecting card applicants. See how.”

David presents CNN Money Names Top 5 Credit Card Offers posted at Credit Card Offers IQ, saying, “CNN Money 100 has named the top credit cards in five categories, including cash back, travel and balance transfer.”

Donald Latumahina presents How to Make More Money posted at Life Optimizer.

Dave presents Recession got you down? Cheer up! It will be better next time. | Do You Dave Ramsey? posted at Do You Dave Ramsey?, saying, “Thanks for considering my submission!”

BankMan presents $100 Bonus for new checking account posted at High Yield Savings Accounts, saying, “Get a $100 sign up bonus for opening a new checking account.”

nickel presents Is Personal Responsibility Dead? posted at

Brian McKay presents Foreclosures: How to buy a Foreclosed Home posted at, saying, “Foreclosures are more common these days, finding a foreclosed property to buy has become a lot easier than it was during the housing bubble.”

RateNerd presents Combating Credit Fraud: What the Government and the Credit Industry Are Doing to Protect You posted at Rate Nerd, saying, “Online banking, credit cards and ATM’s have made everyday life easier for consumers. And at the same time, made it simpler than ever for thieves to obtain your personal information.”

Steve Faber presents Get Cheap Car Insurance in California (of all places) posted at Cheap Car Insurance.

Mike Pastore presents The Truth About Saving Money posted at Mikes

Wren Caulfield presents Book Giveaway!: Beth Kobliner’s NY Times Bestseller, Get a Financial Life posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking.

MoneyNing presents Let Businesses Deal with Sales Tax – Government Improvement Series posted at Money Ning, saying, “Government really needs to improve on somethings and I say to let businesses deal with sales taxes!”


One Family presents eBay (EBAY) – Stock Analysis posted at One Family’s Blog.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of OneMint – Economy and Your Finances using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Patrick May 24, 2009 at 6:39 am

Thanks for hosting! :)


Manshu May 24, 2009 at 3:10 pm

Thanks Patrick!


Ishan@IloveFreeSoftware May 24, 2009 at 6:22 pm

very nice compilation of articles. Thanks for including my article here.


KCLau May 23, 2010 at 7:38 pm

Thanks for hosting it here.


Gagan June 23, 2012 at 5:26 pm

A descent collection of sites Manshu


Shreya November 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Nice collection dear


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