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Here is your financial to-do list for the month of December. These easy tips from Consumer Reports will help you meet your annual financial goals.


Almost 20 percent of contributions made to nonprofits take place in December, according to the Giving Institute, an organization that assists nonprofit groups with fundraising. If you plan to make a donation, check that the charity you choose qualifies for tax-exempt status and that you get documentation of your gift, such as a receipt or bank record.


Every year, you’re allowed one free credit report from each of the big three credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.  See more…