11 25 2014
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Financial Literacy: How to Better Manage Your Finances

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:

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The Best and Worst Credit Card Practices

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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The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau: America's Best Hope for Real Financial Reform

(NNPA) - As the U. S. Senate prepares for a pivotal vote on America's financial future, the emerging scenario is reminiscent of the biblical story of David and Goliath, where a young lad's slingshot felled an enormous giant.


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