Personal Finance Roundup

Retiring in 2012? Read This Today. [Wall Street Journal] “Here are five things to do now.”

12 Steps to Financial Freedom in 2012 [Get Rich Slowly] “If you’ve resolved to take control of your finances in 2012, this article is the place to start.”

12 retirement resolutions for ’12 [MSN Money] “The new year is a good time to review and adjust your retirement plan, and some changes this year can help you boost your savings.”

Guide to Buying a Used Car Without Going Crazy [Wise Bread] “Here’s some information I wish I had known up front that will hopefully make your car-buying process easier.”

6 Reasons to Reject a Counteroffer [US News] “Before you say yes, consider these reasons why you should decline.”