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Give thanks for these consumer tools

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Give thanks for these consumer tools

What do beefed-up savings accounts, free credit reports and new consumer protections have in common with turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes?

Count them all among things consumers can be especially thankful for this year.

Americans are facing some tough financial times. But a handful of tools and rules are making it easier to manage those finances. And for that, we can all give thanks.

Here's a quick list of seven to put on your list, plus how to squeeze the most out of each.


 

 

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