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5 things to know: 7-26-12

By Crissinda Ponder ·
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Posted: 8 am ET

Today on, learn where you can find brief sales-tax relief and why you should work at becoming an Olympian in the near future.

1. Curious of how earthquake insurance shakes out? We have the answer.

2. Your son is a college graduate doing well for himself. Now, find out how to be removed as his student loan co-signer.

3. There are 17 sales-tax holidays this summer. Find out in which states you can expect a bargain on school supplies and more.

4. Carmelo Anthony and Usain Bolt are on Bankrate's list of the eight richest 2012 London Olympic athletes.

5. Are payday loans a way of life? It would seem so for some 12 million Americans.

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