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The Detroit News
Don't let February freeze your finances

February generally means two things to me: Valentine's Day and all of those President's Day mattress sales. Other than those two oddly complementary events, February is a month best forgotten. The snow that made for a romantic white Christmas is a slushy pain, the flights to Florida all cost a fortune, and you've run out of leftover Super Bowl chicken wings. But there is one more thing about the No. 2 month that we ignore at our own peril: February is the most dangerous month for your personal finances. Just how old is that Baggie? Remember those New Year's resolutions you made to get your budget in shape? More than half of us made a financial New Year's...