Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to resolve finances after a death. Also in the news: 8 ways to prep for financial adulthood, 5 survival strategies for camping on a budget, and how much money you need to save by the time you’re 35.

How to Resolve Finances After a Death
Tying up loose ends.

Class of 2018: 8 Ways to Prep for Financial Adulthood
You’re on your own now.

5 Survival Strategies for Camping on a Budget
Sleeping under the stars for less.

How Much Money You Need to Save by the Time You’re 35
Cause for debate.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to make saving for retirement easier. Also in the news: How to talk to a robo-advisor, switching from a debit card to a credit card, and why homebuyers with lower credit scores can pay thousands in extra mortgage costs. Make Saving for Retirement Easier — Invest Some Fun Taking the sting […]

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Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 ways to rebuild your retirement savings later in life. Also in the news: What you need to know about stock dividend reinvestment plans, the true story of young adults who are totally debt free, and how to boost your retirement fund with a few minor lifestyle changes. 5 Ways to Rebuild […]

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Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What to know before saying yes to an online wedding dress. Also in the news: Using your tax return to map out a better financial future, 8 ways to get cheap movie tickets, and how to take advantage of financial technology. What to Know Before Saying ‘Yes’ to an Online Wedding Dress […]

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Retiring to ocean breezes and cheap rent. What’s the catch?

The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live comfortably on $2,000 a month or less. Plus, good health care abroad can cost a fraction of what it does in the U.S. If living more cheaply is the only reason you’d retire to another country, though, you’re likely […]

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Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 7 air-travel headaches and how to head them off. Also in the news: 5 survival strategies for camping on a budget, 5 steps to officiating at a friend’s wedding, and what 20-somethings need to know about getting their financial lives in order. 7 Air-Travel Headaches and How to Head Them Off Leave […]

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Q&A: Does a credit freeze hurt your credit scores?

Dear Liz: I implemented a credit freeze a few months ago. I’m wondering if that could prevent me from having credit scores. I understand that if you don’t use credit, your credit scores can basically go away. I don’t have any loans or a house payment. I do have a few credit cards, used often […]

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Q&A: Giving stock to your children

Dear Liz: We plan to give our children some stock that we have had for several years. What is the tax consequence when they sell it? Is it the difference from the value when we gave it to them till they sell it, or the difference from the value when we purchased it? Answer: If […]

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Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Amazon Prime hits $119. You’ll probably pay it. Also in the news: Understanding a bear market, 5 money mistakes 20-somethings make, and the 3 best reasons to rent your home instead of buying. Amazon Prime Hits $119. You’ll Probably Pay It. It’s about more than just free shipping. What Is a Bear […]

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Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Does the CFPB still care about students? Also in the news: How to use your tax return to map out a better financial future, paring down the price of a move to a new state, and 6 strategies to get a divorce without going broke. Does the CFPB Still Care About Students? […]

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