Book Giveaway Winner

Let start off the weekend with another book giveaway winner. The prize this time is a free autographed copy of the financial and spiritual book “Does Your Bag Have Holes“. Out of the entries, Mihai was randomly drawn as the winner! Congrats Mihai, I hope that you enjoy the new book.

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Weekend Reading

The Restaurant Blogger writes an interesting article about a topic that we’ve covered before, service tipping! The article is called “The Truth Behind Tips“, and it explains how tips are typically dispersed in a restaurant.

The Simple Dollar has an interesting piece on spending titled “The Battle Between the Stuff I Want and the Guilt I’m Left With.

Congrats to Canadian Capitalist for making top 5 on the best of blogs! We were top 5 for a while, then Wall Street Fighter made a strong comeback to bump us out. We finished 6th. Congrats guys!

Lazy Man and Money talks about The Power of The Dream.

The Digerati Life gives 7 Compelling Reasons Why Long Term Investing Is Better Than Short Term Trading.

Generation X Finance does an analysis and asks the question about Investing in the Stock Market Over the Past 10 Years: How Did Dollar-Cost Averaging Fare?

Brip Blap tells us why you need to write your goals down.

The Sun’s Financial Diary writes about some of the disasters going on in China in his article China: 2008.

Money Smart Life advises us to Keep Your Health Insurance Coverage Current During Life Events.

My Dollar Plan lists 6 Steps to Secure Your Financial Future.

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  1. Canadian Capitalist on May 16, 2008 at 11:40 am

    Thanks for the link. Have a nice long weekend.

  2. Dividend Growth Investor on May 16, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    Looks like about 70% of your readers are bloggers, based off the sampel poll on the right.

  3. FrugalTrader on May 16, 2008 at 3:48 pm

    I think it’s the opposite. :)

  4. paulette on May 17, 2008 at 10:07 pm

    Congratulations to the winner:) Hope I could have same book.

  5. DAvid on May 18, 2008 at 11:25 am

    Middle LOOKS better, and follows the style w are failiar with from newspapers. However, if using a narrow screen (I’m using an 800 pixel wide ASUS Eee PC, today) left is better, as one doesn’t have yo scroll to the middle


  6. Cannon_fodder on May 19, 2008 at 5:53 pm

    I change my mind. I originally voted as “I don’t care” but now that I’ve worked with the layout a brief time, I prefer it in the middle.

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