The Carnival of Smarter Investing #8

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carnival.jpgWelcome to the Eighth Edition of The Carnival of Smarter Investing! Each week we’ll post featured articles by investors and writers in the areas of business and real estate, with the best article of the week being featured on the front page of, for thousands to see! So get those creative juices flowing and send in your submissions. A new Carnival will be posted every Wednesday. To submit your article for next week’s edition, you can do so here.


Alvaro Fernandez presents Cognitive Health, Aging and Baby Boomers posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, "How baby boomers will revolutionize more aspects of Corporate America that we typically think of-and the investment opportunities that will bring."

Ryan presents Finding Your Million Dollar Idea posted at Building Millionaire Money Habits, saying, "Do you ever sit around and try to think really, really hard about the next million dollar idea. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could cultivate an environment that gets your creative juices to flow at peak performance? I believe you can because I do it almost everyday, and so do many people I know."


Mr Credit Card presents Balance Transfer Credit Cards Video Tutorial and Guide posted at Ask Mr Credit Card, saying, "This is a video tutorial and lesson on 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards. It teaches you how to choose one and save money on your credit card bills."


Larry Russell presents The Fund Authority Score - A Better Mutual Fund and ETF Rating System posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog, saying, "With the Fund Authority Score system, individual investors can make concise and objective mutual fund and ETF comparisons. Fund Authority Scores are based on cost, performance, and other measures, which are correlated with better long term buy-and-hold investment results."

Frugal Duchess presents Kiplinger's: 25 Green Investments: Good for Earth & Good For Your Wallet posted at The Frugal Duchess, saying, "Can green investments keep your investment accounts green with dollars? That's possible, according to this guest post from Kiplinger's"

Value Seeker presents Why Most Investors Underperform The Market - Stock Investing Resource posted at Stock Investing, saying, "Reasons why the average investor significantly underperforms market funds."

Babak presents Intense Buying Frenzy Predicts Further Gains posted at Trader's Narrative, saying, "We just had back to back days of intense buying frenzy where investors rushed to get in, afraid that they would be left behind. Such a rush to buy stocks has historically come just before sustained moves up in the market."

Jose DeJesus MD presents Portfolio diversification and picking the right asset mix posted at Physician Entrepreneur.


Christopher Smith presents Are you rebalancing your real estate portfolio? posted at Real Estate Investing in the Real World, saying, "I wrote in a recent column that when an investment starts “getting good” – when it starts kicking off some cashflow and putting some dollars in your pocket on a month-to-month basis – then that’s the time to sell. This might sound counter-intuitive, but I’ll give a couple of examples that show how passive investors let thier leverage run out of steam."

Joshua Dorkin presents Playing Dirty in a Buyers’ Market posted at Real Estate Investing For Real.

FSBOJane presents The truth about hiring an agent posted at FSBO Jane, saying, "Let’s talk about the reasons given for the importance of an agent, and let me tell you why they’re not enough to make you sacrifice 6% of your home’s worth:"

That's it for this week's Carnival. As always, we received a lot of submissions, but that was the cream of the crop for our eighth edition of The Carnival of Smarter Investing. If you’ve got something to say regarding real estate investing, general investing, business, entrepreneurship or small business management, get it written up and submit it today! We’re always looking for more article submissions. And remember, the best article of the week will be featured on the front page of, with a link to your site. So get writing!! Thanks for reading, and see you here next week!!

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