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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!”
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”
Leave Debt Behind presents Should You or Shouldn’t You? The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation posted at Leave Debt Behind.
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!”
CreditCardAssist.com 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.
Ben presents Credit Scores and Interest Rates and Why Credit Matters to Newlyweds posted at Money Smart Life.
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!”
Debt Freedom Fighter presents Understanding Credit Repair Software and It’s Goal posted at Discover Debt Freedom!.
Raag Vamdatt presents How to use a credit card the financially prudent way :: RaagVamdatt.com :: Financial Planning demystified posted at RaagVamdatt.com.
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…”
PicktheBrain presents Gallows Humor: 21 Economy Inspired Cartoons posted at School Loans.
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!”
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.”
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
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.”
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!”
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.”
Woman Tribune presents Fed Report Shows Banks Tightening Lending Standards on Credit Cards posted at Woman Tribune.
Chris McClelland presents 10 Reasons Your Bank Never Wanted You to Read This posted at Lucrative Investing.
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.”
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.”
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.”
Brian McKay presents Foreclosures: How to buy a Foreclosed Home posted at MonitorBankRates.com, 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 Millions.com.
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!”
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