Monday’s need-to-know money news

elephantToday’s top story: It’s time to stop ignoring your finances. Also in the news: The best ways to invest in real estate, how to get help for financially assisting your parents, and how you can get rewarded for saving money.

How to Stop Ignoring Your Finances
You can’t keep ignoring the elephant in the room.

The Best Way to Invest in Real Estate
You don’t have to flip houses in order to profit from real estate.

3 Ways to Get Help for Financially Aiding Your Parents
Help is available during difficult times.

Goal-Based Accounts Reward You for Saving Money
Get rewarded for reaching your goal.

How Your Friends Threaten Your Finances
You don’t have to keep up with the Joneses.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: What to expect when you’re hit with a penalty APR. Also in the news: What to do when your home equity line is about to end, everything you need to know about personal finance in 100 words or less, and stories from America Saves Week.

Am I Stuck With a Penalty APR on My Credit Card?
How long until you can get your old rate back?

What to do if your home-equity line is about to end
What to do before your month payment shoots through the roof.

Everything You Need to Know About Personal Finance in 100 Words (or Less)
Short and sweet.

12 Personal Finance Stories For America Saves Week
Learning from others.

What The NCAA Bracket Can Teach You About Personal Finance
Be prepared for upsets.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How driving could affect your credit. Also in the news: The five C’s of credit, what you shouldn’t do this Christmas, and what we can learn about personal finance from three holiday classics.

How Does Driving Affect Your Credit?
Unpaid tickets could wreck your credit score.

The 4 Judgments Every Lender Makes Based on Your Credit
Introducing the five C’s of credit.

Essential Personal Finance Lessons From Three Holiday Classics
Kevin McAllister, coupon king.

Ten financial don’ts this Christmas
Advice from the experts on what you shouldn’t do this Christmas.

Everything I’ve Learned About Personal Finance in 10 Sentences
Short and sweet advice.