Carnival of Debt Reduction #27

I’m going to take a stand here and not include articles that I don’t feel are about debt reduction. This doesn’t mean the articles were bad (in fact, several were quite good), but simply they didn’t really belong in this carnival. While mortgages, budgets, investing and other such topics can have debt reduction qualities, after reading these submissions I didn’t feel that the authors wrote them with debt reduction in mind and they were more appropriate in other carnivals available. As No Credit Needed said last week:

Debt Reduction

This message is for those who contributed to this Carnival. I want to thank you for your contributions, but I also want to encourage each of you


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8 Responses to Carnival of Debt Reduction #27

  1. jim says:

    Good job hosting and it’s always a difficult choice to not include articles at the risk of looking like the bad guy.

  2. Jonathan says:

    I call it Carnival Bloat. I did the same screening when I hosted the Carnival of Investing. Don’t feel bad, you’re doing a public service :) I’ve had my articles left out too, and it was for the best.

    My suggestion to the Carnival community as a whole, is can we limit the amount of articles to something reasonable? So the host can show more discretion and choose the best ones? That way they don’t spend all night linking to 40 posts and trying to come up with a witty summary for each one. I think some other Carnivals are limited to 7 or 10 posts. Anyways, just throwing that out there.

  3. Joshua K says:

    I’m going to follow suit. I’ll only include articles that are specifically about debt reduction.

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