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Financial Trick or Treat: Sweet Deals, Scary Mistakes

The world of personal finance is a lot like Halloween: Filled with treats if you're good (and clever), but rife with tricks if you're not careful. Here's some savvy advice that will keep your money tree from getting TPed, and help you bring home a pumpkin full of sweet rewards.

Halloween 2010: More Treat Than Trick

Halloween spending is expected to grow 3.9% in 2010 to $6.2 billion, a rebound from a disappointing 2009. The holiday falls on a weekend this year -- and given the scary economy, laughing at the ghouls and goblins of Halloween is a good way to blow off steam.