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Oct. 17, 2012
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Here are a few of the hot topics on the NerdWallet blog this week. Every Wednesday we round ‘em up so you can stay tuned on the latest news, tips and tricks that could affect your daily budget.

Pundits are saying law school rankings have never been more important — but what do current law students think?

Senior citizens need a cellphone plan without all the bells and whistles. We compared eight senior-targeted plans.

Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley just won the Nobel Prize for Economics — learn why they won, and why you should care.

NerdWallet’s new investing tool allows investors to compare stock trading costs at all major brokerages.

Study finds that investors can save $1.8 billion every year in unnecessary fees.

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Halloween is coming up! Get in the spirit with these top ten haunted houses.

Find an account that beats inflation with our October Interest Rate Monitor

Small business loans: How to Get Capital

October is Get Smart About Credit Month–see what your bank is offering.

NerdWallet Study: New Bank Prepaid Cards Significantly More Consumer-Friendly

Lessons learned from the American Express settlement.

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