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5 things to know: 7-18-12

By Crissinda Ponder · Bankrate.com
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Posted: 8 am ET

Happy Hump Day! Today on Bankrate.com, find out how to receive benefits as a part-timer. Plus, expect to be awakened from your high-yield account dream.

1. It turns out you don't need a full-time job to receive employee benefits. See which 10 major U.S. employers look out for their part-timers.

2. Of course, you want lower property taxes. But beware of the scammers.

3. A 10 percent interest account? In your dreams!

4. How can you get a 1.05 percent adjustable-rate mortgage like Mark Zuckerberg? Get your net worth up.

5. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may place more regulations on how banks handle overdrafts.

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