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Time is running out for some tax credits for Energy Efficiency Home Improvements.

installing-weatherstrippingTax credits that expire on December 31st include HVAC, roofing, insulation,windows,doors, and skylights. 

Resisting the Online Tracking Programs

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Do you think cookies are the only tracking programs you need to be concerned with? They aren't. This article from the New York Times, describes other tracking programs that are being used and how you can control them.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/11/technology/personaltech/11basics.html?scp=1&sq=Online%20Tracking%20Programs&st=cse

Center For Responsible Lending has new Consumer aid

risky-loanUsing Signs Of Predatory Lending it's easy to check for signs in six areas including car loans, credit cards and mortgage loans.

Fisher Price recalls over 11 million products, most for younger children.

fisher_price_recallsThis news item from Consumer Reports describes the recalls which include high chairs, trikes, and infant toys. The recall period is from 1990 to present.

Have you received an e-mail with the subject "Here You Have" or "Just for You"?

here_you_haveIf so, delete it. It's a virus. Read more about it in this ABC News article.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2010

More credit card protections for consumers went into effect August 22.

credit_card_protectionsThese changes cover penalty fees, late fees, inactivity fees, explanation of interest rate increases, and re-evaluation of recent interest rate increases.

 

 

 

 

September 2010

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