Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Carnival of Money Stories #52

Welcome to the 52nd edition of the Carnival of Money Stories! This carnival is designed to share personal financial and money related stories - an experience you had, what you learned, how you grew, or anything else that tells your story.
This week there are over 20 excellent entries. Each of the entries this week is very good, and I recommend taking the time to read each of them.


NtJS presents How Are You Going To Pay For This Baby, Ma'am? posted at not the jet set blog.

Becky presents We Got Rid of Our Escrow Account! posted at Family and Finances.

Moneyshaker presents US Economy Going South? posted at Adventures in Money Making, saying “A depressing look at the hardships that American families are now facing. But there's no recession, right!”

paidtwice presents It’s Only Five Cents More posted at I've Paid For This Twice Already....

Silicon Valley Blogger presents his personal story on how he has saved money in Slashing Our Budget By 25%: Our Latest Frugal Moves posted at The Digerati Life.

David presents Despite Lower Rate, Why I Love Saving With ING posted at Money Under 30.

Faron Benoit presents My Dad – Frugal, Generous and my Hero posted at Financial Learn.

BeThisWay presents Turning Phone Service Lemons Into Satisfying Lemonade posted at Are You Going To Be This Way The Rest of The Time I Know You?.

KCLau presents his article on acquiring financial security and how to increase or protect finances, Financial Security: How you feel it? posted at KCLau's Money Tips.


SJ Yee presents Time Management for Lazy People posted at Personal Development for the Book Smart, saying,” Time is Money. Here’s a detailed summary of the key concepts in the time management lecture by Randy Pausch… You can skim through it to get the points you need…”

Steve Oliphant presents Discover how to accept all major credit cards on your website with these simple steps. posted at Steve Oliphant's Musings.

Charlotte Babb presents I?m taking the 2% solution to Internet Success! posted at Charlotte's Babblings.

Charles H. Green presents Great Moments in Self-Regulation: Financial Planners and CFP Board posted at Trust Matters, saying “When my financial planner gipped me I went to the professional society. Even after I won a court case they wouldn't tell me if they'd done anything about it.”


Ray presents How To Avoid A 0% Balance Transfer Mistake posted at Money Blue Book.

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MoneyNing presents Simplest Way to Wealth posted at Personal Finance Blog by Money Ning.


Dividend Growth Investor presents The case for dividend investing in retirement posted at Create Rising Passive Income From Dividend Paying Stocks.

Passive Income Investor presents Investing in Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund? posted at LIVING OFF DIVIDENDS, saying “A look at an ETF that's yielding 25% in dividends”.

Ryan Taylor presents My Biggest Financial Mistake posted at Millionaire Money Habits saying “How I broke some of my own money rules, and did an incredibly stupid thing and lost a lot of money taking a big risk.”


Bryce presents Kid's Allowance posted at Save and Conquer, saying that giving his son an allowance is the first step to teaching him money management.

Madison presents Our Dumbest Purchase Ever posted at My Dollar Plan.

Finance Girl presents Confessions of a Former Bank Teller posted at Finance Gets Personal saying “here's a post about banking, from the perspective of the bank teller.”

Betsy Teutsch presents What Would You Do? Common Sense vs. Right posted at Money Changes Things, saying “When my credit card failed to charge me for a hotel room paid for with their bonus points, was it right or wrong not to point out their computer system's error? What would you do? “

Helen Anderson presents 5 Reasons Why the Federal Reserve is a Failure! at Best CD (Certificate of Deposit) Rates, Money Market Rates, High Interest Accounts posted at Bankaholic.

FMF presents Help a Reader: Separated Mom Needs Advice posted at Free Money Finance saying “The story of a separated mom -- and lots of advice for her.”

PT presents Get Rid of Your Escrow Account like Becky from FamilyandFinances.com posted at Prime Time Money.

The Happy Rock presents MBA Complete - Was It Worth It? posted at The Happy Rock.

Thanks! I hope everyone enjoyed this edition of the Carnival of Money Stories! Thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s edition. If you would like to participate in the next edition, you can submit your blog article the carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on the blog carnival index page

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