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Monday, November 12, 2012

Monday Reading: Reconsidering Flood Insurance

A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that could hit you in your wallet.

  • Parents shouldering loans for college-aged children fall on tough times. (National)
  • Casting a ballot by smartphone. (Bits)
  • Plan to become an ex-smoker for good. (Well)
  • The cellphone minutes were prepaid, but the grief was free. (Business)
  • An island guide to Caribbean deals. (Travel)
  • Seven hotels that sell more than sun. (Travel)
  • Hurricane Sandy reveals a life unplugged. (Sunday Styles)
  • Reconsidering flood insurance. (Real Estate)
  • Dealing with delayed closings after Hurricane Sandy. (Real Estate)
  • Obama to insist on tax increase for the wealthy. (National)
  • Young adults are moving out a bit more now. (Economix)
  • Price is major factor for electric vehicles. (Wheels)
  • Chrysler recalls 745,000 Jeeps for airbag problem. (Wheels)
  • A race against the clock again in package delivery. (Business)
  • Removing a Firefox add-on. (Gadgetwise)
  • Can foods affect colon-cancer survival? (Well)
  • The kugel challenge. (Well)
  • More time to enroll in Medicare for those in storm areas. (The New Old Age)
  • SAT subject test requirement changed for those affected by storm. (The Choice)
  • Who told the AARP about my birthday? (Booming)