Personal Finance Roundup

7 steps to financial abundance [Bankrate] “Practice these seven steps to increase your financial abundance and reduce fears of scarcity.”

TThe latest IRS e-mail scams [Consumer Reports Money Blog] “Two e-mail scams purportedly from the IRS recently landed in my ‘in’ box from baffled friends. Like all e-mail attributed to the IRS, these were phonies.”

For every vice, there’s a price [CNN Money] “Fancy a smoke? Got a weakness for Krispy Kremes? Your insurer may start charging you for it.”

Boosting Your Home’s Value in a Down Market [Smart Money] “Here are five ways to beef up your home’s value without embarking on a costly and massive renovation.”

Hiring a tax pro [Yahoo Finance] “Here’s an overview of the types of tax preparation professionals and the questions to ask in order to choose the one that’s right for you.”

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