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Ellen Cannon
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Lives in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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Great reporting here by Ed Leefeldt on HSH.com.
Do you own the mineral rights on your property? HSH examines the current practice of fracking and how this affects homeowners. Learn the states that are utilizing fracking to increase jobs and revenue.
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Beware the lure of quick cash...
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Donna Freedman wrote about my dilemma with my sick kitty Zito a few years ago -- and what I learned from the experience. Thanks, Donna!
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MoneyRates.com survey about customer service: 25% of respondents dread calling cable company. I wonder what they'll say if Comcast acquires Time Warner?
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And why those who don't pay off the balance each month should probably steer clear of them.
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The December CLIP Index is out. This index tracks the spread between mortgage rates and CD rates to see how consumers are affected.
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Yes, interest rates on savings vehicles are pitiful, but you have to put your money somewhere. We're comparing some of the highest yields available today.
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What's the craziest thing you've ever charged on a credit card?
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I can't say, I really can't say...(nothing on that list though).
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New Moneyrates.com survey: Americans see themselves facing a workplace reality of low wages and shaky job security.
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Good advice from Richard Barrington, CFA.
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Editorial Director, personal finance websites
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  • QuinStreet
    Editorial Director, 2010 - present
    I oversee a dozen personal finance websites, including Moneyrates.com, HSH.com and Cardratings.com. I also oversee public relations and partner relations.
  • Bankrate
    Managing Editor, 2005 - 2010
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Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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Wilmington, DE
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I oversee QuinStreet's personal finance websites, including Moneyrates.com, Cardratings.com, GetRichSlowly.org, and HSH.com. Live in Florida, work from home. Life is good.
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  • University of Delaware
    English/Journalism
  • Tower Hill School
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4 Reasons the Wealthy Use Credit Cards
www.money-rates.com

Wondering why someone would use a credit card when they have plenty of cash? These well-off cardholders offer some answers.

Ask the Readers: Big decisions for 20-somethings
www.getrichslowly.org

This question comes from a regular Get Rich Slowly reader who needs some help making some life-changing decisions. She's reaching out to the