Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: You don’t need to be a citizen to have a US bank account. Also in the news: 3 money tasks you shouldn’t do on your own, how to save on granite countertops, and how to find cheap transportation to and from major airports.

You Don’t Need to Be a Citizen to Have a US Bank Account
Protecting yourself and your money.

3 Money Tasks You Shouldn’t Tackle on Your Own
Calling in the pros.

Granite Countertops Cost: 7 Ways to Save
Gorgeous countertops for less.

How to Find Cheap Transportation to and From Major Airports
Saving your money for your actual vacation.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

common-retirement-mistakesToday’s top story: How to choose the right amount for your FSA in 2017. Also in the news: The best and worst airports for holiday travel, the pros and cons of free money from a bank, and how long it will take to retire based on your spending.

How to Choose the Right Amount for Your FSA in 2017
Finding the amount that’s right for you.

Best and Worst Airports for Holiday Travel 2016
Preparing for holiday travel madness.

Should you turn down free money from a bank?
Considering the variables.

This Grid Shows You How Long It Will Take to Retire, Based on Your Spending
How many years left to go?