Personal Finance Roundup

Pesky Pests: Easy Homemade Mosquito and Insect Traps and Repellent [Wise Bread] “Try these simple, safe, inexpensive homemade snares for all things creepy and crawly.”
Rewards Programs Adapt to the Recession [Smart Money] “Here are a few changes to watch out for in your favorite retailers’ loyalty programs.”
Gadgets Show How Much Power Your House Eats [Wall Street Journal] “Customers have, over time, seen drops of as much as 20% in power bills by being more mindful of electricity use and making informed purchases.”
Save thousands on health care — now [MSN Money] “Federal legislation may provide more coverage options, but you don’t have to wait. Use these strategies to cut your premiums today.”
When the Fledglings Return to the Nest [NY Times] “Boomerangs may be turning up on your own doorstep soon. And with them come a host of unusual economic – and parenting – questions that you may not have considered.”

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