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A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: your financial sign, big bills on a credit card, your salt intake, your brie intake, and how to fight the cable company.

1. What your sign says about your money habits

[Tip Hero] I don’t believe in astrology, but I do believe in anything that helps people save money. Here’s a fun interpretation of the Zodiac that’s worth a read – even for those entries that aren’t your sign.

2. Putting big bills on credit cards

[The Digerati Life] Putting your mortgage on your credit card? Sure, it means big rewards if you have a card that offers points. But man, is it risky. Here are the pros and cons spelled out nicely.

3. 21 uses for salt (besides seasoning)

[Wise Bread] From exfoliating to making art to repelling ants, salt has much healthier – and stranger – uses than simply eating it.

4. 5 easy-peasy ways to make baked Brie

[Tipnut] Baked Brie is one of those foods I like, but have no idea how it’s made. Well, now I know. And it’s easy enough that anyone can make it.

4. It took 4 appointments and a call to the police to get my Time Warner Cable Internet installed

[The Consumerist] What I love most about this meta-consumer blog are the quirky posts about consumers fighting back. The headline on this one says it all.

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