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Monthly Archives: February 2010

New Credit Card Rule a Real Eye-opener Posted on Feb 23

  This week, new federal rules regarding your credit card accounts take effect. The changes include a number of mandates that improve your ability to get information about your balance and payments, and they are changes that were very striking to me when I received   …Continue Reading New Credit Card Rule a Real Eye-opener

Of Lincoln and Lemons Posted on Feb 12

Of Lincoln and Lemons

  Over the years, Presidents’ Day has become one of the busier car-buying times of the year. Dealers heavily advertise savings, and with the three-day weekend for many, buyers use the extra time to go car shopping.   This is a good time to remind   …Continue Reading Of Lincoln and Lemons

Health Insurance Regulations a Kick Start on Reform Posted on Feb 10

  Governor Patrick today announced a series of plans supporting small business and job growth, and one of the areas of focus is on reducing the burden of health insurance costs on small businesses. Business owners and support organizations are facing health insurance percentage increases   …Continue Reading Health Insurance Regulations a Kick Start on Reform