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5 things to know: 7-19-12

By Crissinda Ponder ·
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Posted: 8 am ET

T.G.I.T.? Well, I tried. At least you know you're in the homestretch of the week's end. Learn how to get your finances in order today on

1. Taking a trip to the movie theater this weekend? We have six ways for you to get discounts and freebies.

2. Plan on saying "I do" after you're well over the hill? Kanye West says, "If you ain't no punk, holla 'we want prenup!'"

3. Use your debit card regularly and access online banking. These are just a few of the requirements for a high-yield checking account.

4. Can you get a tax break on your rental property? Tax Talk says there are lots of tax deductions available.

5. How can you make your car last longer? For starters, don't delay changing your oil or replacing your fluids.

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