Personal Finance Roundup

Here’s our weekly roundup of the best personal finance news. Inside: 2009 work resolutions, job search tips, avoiding Ponzi schemes, achieving financial success, and unusual home threats.

10 Professional Resolutions for the New Year [Yahoo Hotjobs] “10 resolutions from professionals who have already decided what they will focus on in the new year.”

5 Ways to Fix Your Job Search [US News] “Minimize your mistakes, and you’re likely to have a door open sooner.”

5 ways to avoid a Ponzi scheme [MSN Money] “Here’s how you can avoid potential scams.”

10 ways to achieve financial success, even now [Consumer Reports] “The 10 essential things women [and men] need to do.”

7 ‘freaky’ home threats: Are you covered? [Bankrate] “Here’s a look at some of the more unusual things that could happen to your home, and how your insurance company might react.”

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