Personal Finance Roundup

Log On and Prosper [Yahoo Finance] “The [Finovate conference] showcased clever solutions for a variety of personal finance dilemmas, but the biggest trends were products to track your money in real time and build a social network to support your financial goals. Here are the highlights.”

9 dumbest retirement moves [Bankrate]
“Retiree wannabes need to indulge in some serious reality tweaking or their dreams will hit the wall faster than a roller derby queen on a greased track.”

To freeze or not to freeze your credit [USA Today] “By the end of this year, all three credit bureaus — TransUnion, Experian and Equifax — will let consumers freeze their credit reports.”

The Past Three Months Can Teach Investors a Lot [Career
Journal] “Too often investors are so preoccupied with the future — what’s going to happen next — that they miss some obvious lessons from the recent past.”

Job-Search Sites Face Nimble Threat From Specialized Boards
[Career Journal] “The hottest names in online recruitment are increasingly specialized job sites. That poses a threat to the growth prospects of the broad-based online job boards and their newspaper partners.”

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