Carnival of Money, Growth & Happiness #12

Welcome to the July 26, 2007 edition of carnival of Money, Growth & Happiness. We have selected 17 posts for this edition. Here are the posts in the order they were received.

Warren Wong presents How To Come Up With Good Business Ideas posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, “Are you thinking about starting a business? Here’s 4 steps to come up with great business ideas.”

Alex Blackwell presents Keep Your Balance posted at The Next 45 Years.

Carlon Haas presents A Simple Way To Get Out of Credit Card Debt posted at Possess Less Exist More™, saying, “A while back, I read a book called Generation Debt. Basically, the book goes on about how this is a bad time to be young because so many young people are in debt.”

Praveen presents Should You Have a Mortgage In Retirement? posted at My Simple Trading System, saying, “I recently read an article in the Chicago Tribune about a new theory from the Journal of Financial Planning. According to the theory, to achieve a comfortable retirement, you should not only be mortgage-free by age 65, but you should have a reduced debt level by 45.”

Cade Krueger presents A Few Ways To Save Money With A Small Business Opportunity posted at Write To Right.

Warren Wong presents Just Do It posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, “Are you pondering over a task? Are you not sure if you should do it? Here’s why you should just do it!”

John Wesley presents 78 Timeless Wealth Building Tips from Benjamin Franklin posted at Pick the Brain - Wit and Wisdom for Your Inspiration.

Tushar Mathur presents Save big on your Mortgage posted at Life of a Resident Alien….

Steve Leung presents Tools for Protecting Yourself During a Home Purchase posted at, saying, “How the right contract and market analysis can keep you from making a huge mistake when buying a home”

Larry Russell presents Roth IRA Contributions versus Traditional IRA Contributions for Renters posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog, saying, “What if Fran and Fred make 100% of their annual IRA contributions into Roth IRA accounts rather than into traditional IRA accounts? To find out the answer to this question, Fran and Fred modeled their lifetime cash, bond, and stock fund assets in both taxable and tax-deferred IRA accounts. In effect, Fran and Fred are testing whether paying taxes now or later would have a higher or lower lifetime value.”

Willow presents Less Can Be Enough posted at Full Willow Moon, saying, “EXCERPT: I started out small. One of my first apartments was a 350 square foot studio apartment. I could do everything I wanted to do in there, and the rent was cheap enough that I still had money enough to go out with my friends. I was very comfortable.”

Laura Young presents Money, Honey, Part 2: Never Assume… posted at Dragon Slayer, saying, “A harrowing tale of a finacial bullet dodged and how we didn’t kill each other when we were sure we were sunk.”

Uni presents Let’s play a fun game! posted at You Deserve More, saying, “A fun FREE way to make money online!”

Christopher J. Brunner presents Enhance Your Image Through Your Words posted at GreatFX Business Cards, saying, “Stress - it can get the best of us. Especially when there are stacks of papers and files on our desk that never seem to get smaller. Unfortunately, too many of us, from the low man on the totem pole to the big-wig on top, openly profess our frustrations to anyone that crosses our path.”

WBL presents Wealth Building Lessons: What’s Asset Allocation? posted at Wealth Building Lessons, saying, “Whats all the fuss about Asset Allocation?”

Empty Spaces presents Buying Pre-construction Properties In Baja Mexico posted at Adventures in Money Making, saying, “Introduction to investing in Mexico.”

MoneyNing presents Look Me Up Under Loyalty Card Collectors posted at >Money Ning, saying, “Try to be efficient about earning loyalty points to maximize benefits!”

That concludes this edition. Next edition of this carnival will be hosted here on 06 August 2007. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Carnival of Money, Growth and Happiness using the Blog Carnival Submission Form.

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