Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 3 simple things anyone can do to stay out of debt. Also in the news: Summer is the perfect time for a financial checkup, how to ace back-to-school shopping, and how stashing receipts saved one man over $1000 in 7 months.

3 Simple Things Anyone Can Do to Stay Out of Debt
Knowing your limits.

Summer Is the Perfect Time for a Financial Checkup
Checking your financial health.

Ace Back-to-School Shopping With 6 Smart Moves
Starting the school year off right.

How stashing receipts saved one man over a $1,000 in 7 months
Hold on to every single one.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Ace back-to-school shopping with six smart moves. Also in the news: How to prepare for the next recession, how a remodeling project changes your property tax bill and adding more cash investments to your portfolio.

Ace Back-to-School Shopping With 6 Smart Moves
Avoiding the splurge trap.

How to Get Ready for the Next Recession Now
Making your finances recession-proof.

How a Remodeling Project Changes Your Property Tax Bill
Upgrades mean an uptick in home value.

Interest rates are going up. Is it time for more cash investments in your portfolio?
The appeal of cash investments is growing.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 wrong ideas you might have about financial planning. Also in the news: Bringing retirement savings goals closer, tips for back-to-school shopping, and how to kick your adult child out of the house.

5 Wrong Ideas You Might Have About Financial Planning
It’s not just for rich people.

If You Can’t Picture Retirement, Bring Savings Goals Closer
Saving for freedom.

Cross Items Off Your Back-to-School List With These Tips

How to Kick Your Adult Child Out of the House
Placing limits on your generosity.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Bartenders spill secrets for keeping your tab in check. Also in the news: How a remodeling project changes your property tax bill, tips for back-to-school shopping, and how to use your bank’s automatic transfer tools to make budgeting easy.

Bartenders Spill Secrets for Keeping Your Tab in Check
Avoiding a financial hangover.

How a Remodeling Project Changes Your Property Tax Bill
That new bathroom just increased your home’s value.

Cross Items Off Your Back-to-School List With These Tips
Almost time to go back to school.

How to Use Your Bank’s Automatic Transfer Tools to Make Budgeting Easy
Automating your banking can make saving money easier.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Getting by on the average retirement income. Also in the news: Tips on back-to-school shopping, how to profit from someone else’s financial mistake, and how to decode your credit card bill.

Could You Get By On the Average Retirement Income?
Where does that income come from?

Cross Items Off Your Back-to-School List With These Tips
Summer is almost over.

How to Profit From Someone Else’s Financial Mistake
Saving on someone else’s purchases.

Decoding Your Credit Card Bill
Understanding the terms.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 things your credit reports won’t reveal. Also in the news: More credit card issuers are letting you pay off debt for free, everything you need to know about mortgage loan modifications, and how to stay debt-free during back-to-school shopping.

5 Things Your Credit Reports Won’t Reveal
What’s missing from your credit report.

More Credit Card Issuers Let You Pay Off Debt for Free
It’s never been easier to transfer balances.

All You Need to Know About Mortgage Loan Modifications
Modifications could help prevent foreclosure.

How to Stay Debt-Free During the Back-to-School Shopping Rush
Tips for getting it done.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

interest-rates-300x225Today’s top story: When to expect a fed rate hike. Also in the news: The hazards of long-distance home shopping, what being a landlord means for your taxes, and why back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to be a budget-buster.

Fed Rate Hike Likely Later Rather Than Sooner, Experts Say
When you can expect a jump.

The Hazards of a Long-Distance Home Purchase
Proceed with caution.

Want to be a landlord? Here’s what it means for your taxes
It’s a whole new ballgame.

Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to be a budget buster
It’s already that time of the year again.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Life without credit cards. Also in the news: What to splurge (and skimp) on for back-to-school shopping, why you should pay an extra $100 on your student loans right now, and how banks are working to gain your loyalty.

Life Without Credit Cards: How Two Families Make It Work
Could you do it?

What to Splurge (and Skimp) on for Back-to-School
Spending carefully.

5 Reasons to Pay an Extra $100 on Your Student Loans Right Now
Saving on interest.

How Banks Are Working to Gain Your Loyalty
Going beyong the free toaster.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

imagesToday’s top story: Where you can do your back-to-school shopping tax-free! Also in the news: Personal finance apps for young people, what to do when your identity is stolen, and money moves every 20-something should make before the end of summer.

18 States Where You Can Do Your Back-to-School Shopping Tax-Free
More money for school supplies!

10 Personal Finance Apps For Teens And Young Adults
The earlier they start, the better off they’ll be.

9 Things to Do Immediately After Your Identity Is Stolen
Don’t panic.

6 Money Moves Every 20-Something Should Make Before Summer Is Over
Getting yourself on the right track for the rest of the year.

Top 10 U.S. Cities To Retire If You Still Want To Work
In case you’re not ready to golf full-time.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

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Study: Pinching Pennies Is Good for Your Dating Life
Tired of spending your nights alone? Getting your financial act together could be the key to romance.

An Easy Way to Save on Homeowners Insurance
How increasing your deductible could reduce your premiums.

5 Credit Union Freebies Worth Scooping Up
Credit unions can provide a wide range of perks.

The Best Back-to-School Deals? Check Twitter
Saving money on back-to-school shopping in 140 characters or less.

Best Places For Affordable Homes
The cities and towns that give you the best bang for your buck.