2/11/08

Simply Investing Blog Carnival

Welcome to the February 11, 2008 edition of Simply Investing Blog Carnival. There were many more great submissions this time around, and it was hard to choose the best ones.


Editor's Top Three:


Sagar
presents 10 Reasons to Be Critical of the Federal Reserve posted at Currency Trading.net.


Dorian Wales presents The Personal Financier: Be the Turtle - Why Timing the Market is Impossible posted at Personal Financier.


Deb presents What Does The Yahoo/Microsoft Debate Mean For The Rest Of Us? posted at Marketvise, breaking down the pros and cons of Microsoft's recent bid for Yahoo.


Runners Up:

Leon Gettler presents The market talks to the Fed posted at Sox First, saying, "The market has told Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve that they are clueless. The Fed's one-two punch, cutting rates by half a percentage point, will not do the trick. The aim of the Fed is make it easier for business with better credit and cheaper money. But it’s not going to work., the US is heading into recession."


Mr Credit Card presents Balance Transfer Credit Cards Video Tutorial and Guide posted at Ask Mr Credit Card.


LIVING OFF DIVIDENDS presents Friday's Rant: Its the Government, Stupid! posted at LIVING OFF DIVIDENDS, saying, "The Fed is ruining our economy!" He also presents Why The Government Wants A Weaker Dollar posted at LIVING OFF DIVIDENDS, saying, "The Federal Reserve is going to weaken the dollar considerably, lower interest rates and flood the market with easy money. Make sure you know why and what to expect, since it will impact you investments."


The Investor
presents How to harvest wheat and mine gold using ETCs posted at Monevator.com, saying, "By buying commodities you can therefore diversify your portfolio over the long-term so it’s less dependent on the returns from shares. You might also hope to trade commodities, if you think you can buy when they’re priced low and sell when they’re high."


Big Cajun Man
presents Employee Stock Purchase Plans posted at Canadian Personal Finance Blog, saying, "Is it good to be an Stock Purchase plan at your place of work?"


FIRE Getters presents Our 7 Mutual Fund Investing Mistakes! posted at FIRE Finance.


Mark Runta
presents Perspective Makes A Big Difference posted at Smart Investing & Money Management, saying, "Perspective should play a key role when you consider the current economic landscape and options."


Mark Riffey presents Tiger Woods and the “upcoming” economic recession and A competitor went out of business. What do you do first? posted at Business is Personal.


Raag Vamdatt presents Your Personal Net Worth -– Importance and Calculation :: RaagVamdatt.com :: Financial Planning demystified posted at RaagVamdatt.com - Financial Planning demystified, explaining how to find your net worth and defining and providing examples of assets and liabilities.


Raymond presents Which Online High Yield Savings Account Offers The Best Interest Rate?, Top 6 Reasons And Considerations Why Your Home Isn?t Selling, And Ways You Can Improve, and How To Choose The Best Online Discount Brokerage Firm posted at Money Blue Book.


Abdulrasool Sumar presents 15 Year Mortgage or the 30 Year Mortgage? posted at Mortgage Loan Calculator, saying, "This is in response to a superb article written by Dan Green @ www.themortgagereports.com Yes it is true that most people want to fully pay off their homes, so that they do not have to worry about the mortgage payment each month. Most people also realize that if you select the 30 year mortgage, you will be paying a heck of a lot of interest, adding up to $200,000 - $500,000 depending on the size of your mortgage loan. And who blames them? Heck, I would love to pay off my home in as little as 5 years and save all the money I would pay in interest, but that is hard to do!"


Tyler McKinna
presents Check Out This Recession Proof Stock posted at Dividend Money, saying, "A great pipeline stock that is perfect for your portfolio in a down market...and it just announced a dividend increase!"


Craig S. Higdon presents Create Personal Wealth Beyond Your Small Business, In Three Parts posted at Investment Property Insider.


Jose DeJesus MD presents Jumbo Mortgage - Stimulus Package may Save You Money posted at Physician Entrepreneur.


vld2czech presents StockWeb: Amazing Ukrainian stock index PFTS. posted at StockWeb, saying, "The second world best performing stock market in 2007 has still growth potential for 2008."


Tony John
presents Tenant Quality Affects Property Value posted at TonyJohnInvesting.com.


Sam Carrara presents Product Life Cycle- Overview posted at Sam Carrara's Marketing Education.


cfgoulart presents How to Earn 10% on Your Money posted at Making Money Resources, saying, "Legit way to truly make 10% or more on your investment."


Freddie L. Sirmans, Sr. presents COLD STEEL RAW BUCK NAKED ECONOMICS 101. posted at CAN US ECONOMY SURVIVE DOOMSDAY?.


Robert Phillips presents Lessons Learned from the G-Men posted at CYBERCA$HOLOGY.


Personal Finance Claims presents Stop Being Fleeced By Your Bank, File Your Claim Today posted at Personal Finance Claims.


Stephen Dean presents Stop Assuming So Much posted at Stephen Dean's Copywriting And Internet Advertising Blog - Copywriter, saying, "In advertising, business, and life in general, your assumptions can cost money. Always test them"


Investing Angel presents How To Avoid A Stock Scam posted at Stock Tips, saying, "There are a lot of pundits out there that offer investing tips for a fee. While some of these investing services may be well worth the money, others are scams are certainly close to a scam," and Understanding Margin Trading posted at Stock Tips, saying, "Almost all stock brokers offer margin trading, which is essentially borrowing money from them to purchase more stocks. Investors do not understand margin trading or whether or not it is good for them. Deciding whether or not to borrow on margin is a business decision like any other."


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