Welcome to the latest TotallyMoney Blog Carnival. Big thanks go to Crystal for her amazing work in setting up and managing this carnival. She has been a real support, helping us take over the reins. From now on TotallyMoney will be running our namesake carnival and we can only hope to do Crystal’s legacy proud. We’re in the process of recruiting carnival hosts for next year, so please sign up here if you want to get involved!
Now on to this week’s carnival. What better way to celebrate November than pay homage to this month’s ritual Movember. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this annual tradition, let me explain. Every November, thousands of men surrender their razors and attempt to cultivate fuzzy upper lips to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues. As our fellas hone their horseshoes and handlebars, let’s celebrate the best of the blogs and the top of the ‘taches.
Salvador Dalí’s moustache is an aspiration for Mo Bros everywhere. Influenced by the seventeenth century Spanish master painter, Deigo Valáquez, Dalí’s flamboyant fuzz is typified by two upturned points. Last year the surrealist’s facial hair topped a poll for the greatest ‘tache of all time.
Wealth Pilgrim reveals seven success steps for starting up a business.
Penny Hoarder shares how you can make money writing Amazon reviews.
One Cent at a Time controversially recommends getting into debt now before time runs out.
Prairie Ecothrifter suggests upcycling for the perfect Christmas gift.
Squirrelers discover an easy way to save money and work less.
PT Money Personal Finance shares ten fantastic financial Christmas gift ideas for kids.
More commonly lauded for his contribution to physics, today we tip our hats to the theoretician’s unruly ‘tache. A genius cloaked in shabbiness, Albert Einstein’s moustache style is a favourite among tramps and nerds worldwide.
Money Talks Coaching wonders how much your car really cost per month.
Invest it Wisely, on the flipside, reveal how you can make quick cash from your car.
Wealth Informatics discuss creative ways to help a charity without spending any money.
Money Quanda share the top ten money questions people always ask.
Dough Roller unearths Christmas gifts for less than $10.
The Family Wallet reveals ten Christmas budget tips.
Money Spending Money discovers ways to get free groceries.
My University Money shares ways of saving money at the gym.
Money Mum presents her guide to using leftover food.
My Dollar Plan has unique and frugal gift ideas.
Parenting Family Money shares a beginners’ guide to once a month freezer cooking.
Financial Highway unearths 45 ways to save money.
The Queen frontman’s impressive vocal range was matched only by his equally impressive facial hair. In 2009, the late Freddie Mercury topped the charts once again as his ‘tache was dubbed ‘Britain’s favourite’.
20s Finances shares how her gas was shut off because of a neighbour.
Money Help For Christians reveals why they stopped budgeting.
Managing Your Financial Risk wonders if now is a good time to plan your finances.
Broken Coin suggests where not to go cheap.
Afford Anything reveals the real secret to success.
Frugal Living debates whether it’s a good idea to become a stay at home mother.
Wallet Watcher shares tips for excelling in your career during dismal economic times.
Broke Professionals divulges six reasons to share your knowledge at work.
Financial Highway presents four creative business ideas.
Darwins Money looks at unemployment by degree.
Saving and investing
The second rock star in our hall of facial hair fame, this legendary guitarist sported an equally legendary handlebar moustache. The fact that Jimi Hendrix popularised the use of the Fuzz Face effects pedal makes him all the more deserving of a spot in our top ‘tache list.
Oblivious Investor tells us what bond duration is and why it matters.
AAAMP Blog looks at the six fundamental principles of investing.
The Frugal Toad reveals the best investment advice.
Free Money Finance stresses the importance of saving.
Poster boy of the British World War I effort, Lord Kitchener’s face bedecked army recruitment notices in 1914. The former cabinet minister’s image has been popularised and parodied ever since. His impeccable handlebar ranks in at number seven in our top ‘tache list.
Mom’s Plans gives us an update on her debt free journey.
Financial Success for Young Adults likens being in debt to being overweight.
Free From Broke reckons if you want to win the lottery, you’re better off creating your own.