Category Archives: Carnivals

Carnival of Money Stories #100 Retire Gracefully Edition

Today is the Retire Gracefully edition of the Carnival of Money Stories. Editor’s Picks Philip from PT Money presents Anatomy of a Big Financial Mistake, “A funny story involving a drunk call with some pretty good personal finance takeaways.” Darwin presents People Aren’t This Stupid, Are They? posted at Darwin’s Money, saying, “You’ve gotta check out this ridiculous coupon deal from a major retailer. People aren’t this stupid are they? Please don’t ever fall for this gimmick.” Jessica presents Keeping… Read the rest
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Carnival of Money Stories #89 Happy Birthday Dr. King Edition

Welcome, this is the 89th Edition of the Carnival of Money Stories! Today the United States observes the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Dr. King, I’d like to share some of the quotes he made over his lifetime starting with probably the most famous one: I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by… Read the rest

Yakezie Alexa Challenge Roundup

Today it’s my turn to round up the Yakezie blogs.  I only had one blogger send an entry so I scooted around the Internet looking for interesting posts from bloggers in the group. 20s Money shares a history lesson with: World War II Did Not Lead America Out of Depression. Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance shares Summer Reading for the Personal Finance Enthusiast. Bargaineering tells us How To Recover From a Stolen Credit Card. Beating Broke asks Is Gold The Next… Read the rest
Fireworks 2009

Carnival of Money Stories Independence Day Edition

Welcome to the Independence Day Edition of the Carnival of Money Stories! Editor’s Picks: *Jacq Jolie from Single Mom, Rich Mom wonders if she did the right or wrong thing by not charging her son rent in Charging adult kids rent – to do or not to do? Mr. A and I debated charging AJ rent and decided we should. After reading Jacq’s story, I’m glad we did. *Amanda L. Grossman presents When Being Cheap Upfront Costs Big Bucks in… Read the rest