04 27 2015
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Even in a recession – or a "jobless recovery" – it's essential that you learn to manage your money properly and avoid the many financial pitfalls that keep people in poverty.
From knowing how much money a bank can save you – or charge you -- to knowing how to manage credit cards in the face of federal reform, the following articles will help you deal with your money in a more savvy manner:

Consumer Reports survey finds credit card issues improving in wake of Credit Card Act

With the protections of the Credit Card Act of 2009 in full effect, a nationally representative survey shows a slightly lower level of dissatisfaction among Americans with their credit cards than last year. However, credit cards remain one of the lowest-rated services Consumer Reports has ever analyzed; only 45 percent of respondents said they were completely or very satisfied with their cards.

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