Personal Finance Roundup

The holiday shuffle [The Washington Post] “In the gift card game, the rules keep changing. So do the winners and losers.”

It Pays to Be True to Your School: 5 Ways Your Alma Mater Can Save You Money [Wise Bread] “Alumni associations are doing everything they can to make things better for graduates of their college during this difficult time. Amazingly enough, some of the savings are pretty substantial.”

Personal Finance 101: What Does FDIC Insurance Really Mean? [The Simple Dollar] “What exactly is FDIC insurance? How does it work?”

Give Wisely at Work [The Wall Street Journal] “Be careful when playing Santa at the office. Giving certain gifts could get you in trouble.”

10 creative ways to wrap gift cards [MSN Money] “Does giving a gift card seem cold or impersonal? The trick is all in the presentation. For a few extra bucks, add a personal touch to an otherwise generic package.”

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