First of all, the Personal Finance Hangout from Wednesday night was recorded. So if you missed it, fear not. Now, this week’s military personal finance roundup has quite a bit on credit cards even though the week’s theme was homeownership. Certain topics are just too hot to ignore!
Five Cent Nickel covers what the effect could be on merchants adding a credit card surchargeor checkout fee. Keep in mind not every state allows merchants to do this.
The roundup this week covers quite a bit on credit cards and new checkout fees that could be on the horizon.
Luke Landes at Consumerism Commentary also discusses checkout fees and what that could mean for merchants and consumers.
Saving money forces you to decide what kind of account to use. A comparison of money market accounts and savings account is a good place to start.
For those big expenses that you know are coming at year’s end, try a planned savings approach. This way there won’t be any financial shocks when 2012 ends.
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