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5 things to know: 7-17-12

By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Posted: 7 am ET

Today, read up on student loan relief and where not to retire. Then, take a ride down memory lane in a remix of your favorite old-school hot rod.

1. Retiring soon? You'll want to avoid states with high crime, high poverty and low life expectancies.

2. Miss the wind blowing in your thinning hair? These seven retro cars will bring back memories from your days as a young'un on the open road.

3. You co-signed on your child's student loans and he is currently jobless. Find out if there is any relief available.

4. Seeing Flo more than usual on your TV screen? That's because Snapshot insurance has opened to non-Progressive customers.

5. The Libor scandal has made both winners and losers of mortgage borrowers. Which one are you?

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