Personal Finance Roundup

How to Reduce Your Property Taxes [Business Week] “The housing market may have softened, but many homeowners are discovering one place where their property values remain at peak levels: on local property-tax rolls.”

12 Ways to Save on Insurance [Free Money Finance] “Here are 12 tips to help you get the coverage you need without spending a fortune.”

8 secret scores that lenders keep [MSN Money] “Lenders track every last detail of your spending habits, then use the data to estimate not just how big a risk you are but how profitable a customer you might be.”

How to Avoid Getting Blindsided By Job Loss This Holiday Season [Career Journal] “Don’t let all the merrymaking lure you into a false sense of security because the holidays are also the season for layoffs.”

Fight Soaring Fuel Costs with an Energy Audit [Yahoo Finance] “If we’re smarter about how we use energy in our homes, we can save plenty of money — and make a positive impact on the environment, too.”

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