Simply Investing Blog Carnival Feb 25, 2008

Welcome to the February 25, 2008 edition of Simply Investing Blog Carnival. There were many great submissions, and I had trouble picking the best three. So, I decided to have 11.

Editor's Top 11:

Raymond presents Qualifying For An Economic Stimulus Tax Rebate Check posted at Money Blue Book.

Brent Mashburn
presents How to Estimate Earnings Growth with Excel posted at luminouslogic.com.

The Investor
presents The secret to investing when stock markets are falling posted at Monevator.com, saying, "Controversial I know given the host blog this time, but the article respectfully makes a case for NOT focussing on your net worth if you want to be a successful investor even when markets are falling. Then the big numbers – the million - take care of themselves."

presents Automatic Investment Plan: The Beginner Small Investors Way In posted at DebtFREE-Revolution, about a way for small investors to bypass the large minimum initial investment requirements of some mutual funds.

Alvaro Fernandez presents A $225m Market to Train Your Brain posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, "This past Tuesday, the MIT Club of Northern California and SmartSilvers sponsored an event on The Emerging Brain Fitness Software Market: Building Better Brains to explore the realities and myths of this growing field."

Dirk Masuch Oesterreich presents Water – the Commodity that’s not a Commodity posted at Nevada Gold Investor, saying, "Water investing is a much overlooked opportunity. This article looks at the global water business from a fundamental perspective."

Leo Dimilo presents Forex Trading | Forex Support and Resistance Tutorial posted at Forex Trading, saying, "This is a general overview on understanding how to graph support and resistance lines when doing chart analysis for forex trades. I also go over Trader's Remorse and how NOT to get caught in a bear or bull trap."

Erica Douglass presents The REAL American Dream (Hint: It?s NOT Owning A House!) posted at erica.biz - Erica Douglass challenges you to change your life! What is holding you back from your dreams?, saying, "How not owning a house can make you financially free at a young age. Includes extensively researched details (numbers as well as emotional reasoning.) One of the most popular recent posts on my blog...generating a ton of discussion!"

Sagar presents 10 Countries That Benefit from the Falling Dollar posted at Currency Trading.net.

Leon Gettler presents The brain: hard-wired for risky trades, saying, "In the wake of the Societe Generale meltdown, maybe we are all rogue traders at heart. Studies show that our brains are actually hard-wired to give us the thrill of taking big risks and making money," and Subprime explained - crunch time glossary posted at Sox First, saying, "Credit crunch? Credit default swaps? Honeymoon loans? NINJA loans? Negative pledge? The subprime crisis is upon us and investors are confronted with jargon designed to baffle and keep them in the dark. Here is a glossary of key terms you'll need to know to keep ahead of the game."

Nigel Swaby presents Pay Off Debt or Save? posted at Salt Lake Real Estate Blog.

Runners Up:

Bobby Handzhiev presents The Basics of Domain Investing posted at The Shark Investor, saying, "domain investing basics"

John Crenshaw presents The Biggest Scam Your Bank Gets Away With Everyday posted at Truthful Lending dot Com, saying, "This little known scam accounts for a huge portion of fees paid to banks every year and is going on right under your nose. The worst part is, it's completely legal."

Mark Butler presents What Does a Millionaire Sound Like? posted at The Butler Project.

Pinyo Bhulipongsanon presents Investment Strategy, Chasing Performance, or Market Timing? Help! posted at Moolanomy, saying, "If I change my asset allocation now, is it: good investment strategy, chasing performance, or market timing?"

KCLau presents Don’t spend the money you don’t have, to buy the thing you don’t need, to please the people you don’t like! saying, "How one can avoid spending the money one does not have thereby reducing the incidences of overspending" and How Recession Happens? 8 Tips to Prepare for it! posted at KCLau's Money Tips, saying, "Article discussing how one can salvage himself during times of a recession."

Rob Best presents A Killer Forex Strategy: Three Ways to Turn Yourself Into a Profitable Forex Trading Machine! posted at Maverick Investor's Weblog.

Shamelle presents Thinking About Money The Rich Dad, Poor Dad Way posted at Enhance Life.

Jed Norwood presents Forex Tips | Forex Trading Rules posted at Forex Strategy Secrets, saying, "To succeed in the Forex market, (or any market) you have to set some trading rules and learn to play by them. Consistency is key to success in the forex market."

Alex M presents Now Find Out Tips For Buying A First House posted at Real estate: where? how much?.

Lisa Spinelli presents Stock Market Investing Tips 101: # 6- What Makes a Good Stock posted at Greener Pastures, saying, "Beginning things to look for when narrowing in on a good stock."

Jeffery A. Smith presents Step 4: How to Buy Index-Based Funds posted at YooperSmith.com, saying, "Discusses stock-based index funds and assest allocation with examples, links and wit."

Super Saver presents 2/18/08 Stock Purchase Update - Potash and Priceline Boost Portfolio posted at My Wealth Builder.

Dave presents High Dividend Yield Plus Capital Gain Potential posted at Cheapo Groovo.

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

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