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Recent news articles to provide information and insights into manaing your personal finances

Do you remember bank books? http://www.americanbanker.com/bankthink/passbook-savings-accounts-unbanked-financial-literacy-1047774-1.html?ET=americanbanker:e10164:2308915a:&st=email

10 worst credit cards mistakes http://money.msn.com/credit-rating/tips.aspx?cp-documentid=6763512

An informative articl about bt collectors from one of the Coalition's volunteers, Marcy Einhorn http://www.divinecaroline.com/22292/122318-five-things-know-debt-collectors

It's all in the fine print - do you read all the disclosures that come with your credit cards, bank statements, brokerage statements? How long does it takehttp://www.smartmoney.com/spend/technology/attack-of-the-fine-print-1326481930264/

Some new perspectives on borrowing and other financing ideas.Get smart about College! 

    The FDIC Issues Consumer Tips on How to "Shop and Save" on Loans, Credit Cards and Deposit Accounts  http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2011/pr11087.html

    Wow! Colleges solicit students to apply (at $75 or more per application) They purchase names through College Board.   http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20110513/FREE/110519954

    Protecting your identity: how ATM Skimmers work http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704442404575542652417958106.html