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Jeanine Skowronski, MainStreet Staff Writer

Jeanine Skowronski joined MainStreet as a personal finance writer in May 2010. Her coverage since then has included the credit industry, retirement, small business, consumer trends, education and the housing market. Prior to working at MainStreet, she was managing editor of a small personal finance blog for Xanga.com and an editorial assistant at Maxim Fashion. She received a bachelor¿s degree in journalism/professional writing from the College of New Jersey.


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CFPB Seeks More Protection Power

By Jeanine Skowronski

The CFPB proposed a rule to add debt collectors and consumer credit reporting agencies to its jurisdiction.

10:21AM 02/17/12

The Most Expensive Cars to Insure

By Jeanine Skowronski

These 2012 cars cost the most to insure annually, according to research by Insure.com.

01:47PM 02/10/12

Meet the Man With 50 Credit Cards

By Jeanine Skowronski

Author Scott Bilker reveals some borrowing strategies and which of his 50 credit cards were a waste of time.

09:00AM 02/10/12

How Prepaid Debit Cards Can Improve Their Image

By Jeanine Skowronski

Is there anything providers can do to shake the stigma that's come to be associated with a prepaid card?

10:57AM 02/08/12

7 Dos and Don'ts of a Professional Web Site

By Jeanine Skowronski

Having your own Web site can be a boon for job hunters, but employers want to see you can do it right.

09:00AM 02/07/12

Credit Q&A: Are Rewards Points Taxable?

By Jeanine Skowronski

High sign-on bonuses may require you to fill out a form for the IRS.

10:40AM 02/06/12

How Your Credit Card Can Make Valentine's Day Cheaper

By Jeanine Skowronski

There can deep credit discounts and additional cash-back bonuses on Valentine's Day items as Feb. 14 nears.

09:00AM 02/06/12

Best Cards You Can Get With a Mediocre Credit Score

By Jeanine Skowronski

Here are four great cards to consider with a so-so credit score.

11:07AM 02/01/12

How to Spot a Fake Product Review

By Jeanine Skowronski

When people see financial incentives in writing a positive product review, how do you know what reviews to trust?

09:00AM 02/01/12

Russell Simmons Cuts Fees on Prepaid Cards

By Jeanine Skowronski

Russell Simmons is lowering and ending some RushCard fees in response to widening competition.

09:00AM 01/30/12

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