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5 things to know: 5-15-12

By Rose Raymond · Bankrate.com
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Posted: 8 am ET

We all keep secrets. Maybe nobody knows you ate the last bagel, or you snuck an extra degree onto your resume. But did you know that your credit card has secrets you likely don't know about?

1. Check out 8 little-known facts about your credit card.

2. The secret to surviving a hurricane may be great insurance. Read more to find out what you need.

3. It's no secret that CD rates these days are abysmally low, but did you know that CD balances recently hit a 30-year low?

4. No, it wasn't a painful secret that led these Americans to abandon their U.S. citizenship -- it was money. Lots and lots of it.

5. A health insurance agent or broker can give you valuable industry secrets to help you make a more informed choice. Find out if one is right for you.

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