Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Determining the best way to do your taxes. Also in the news: Refinancing an FHA loan, what’s next for the stock market, and why now is the time to hunt for higher rates on your bank accounts.

Determining the Best Way to Do Your Taxes
Finding the way that works best for you.

FHA Streamline Refinance: 5 Strict Conditions
Meeting the tough requirements.

Trump’s in, Dow Hits 20,000: What’s Next for the Market?
Looking at the market under a new administration.

Now’s the time: Hunt for higher rates on your bank accounts
It’s a year of rising interest rates.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Advice from people who paid off student loans. Also in the news: How to turn a bad day into a tax break, why Austin, Texas is the best city for job seekers, and the bank account score agencies you’ve never heard of.

Advice From 3 People Who Paid Off Student Loan DebtTips from the experts.

How to Turn a Bad Day Into a Tax Break
Looking for the silver lining.

Study: Austin, Texas, Is the Best City for Job Seekers in 2017
Head to the Lone Star State.

The bank account scoring agencies you’ve never heard of
ChexSystem and Early Warning Services.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

dog holding a purse with money in its mouth. isolated on white bToday’s top story: How to save without using your savings account. Also in the news: Why you should have a separate bank account for your side jobs, the bad side to inactive credit, and how much it really costs to own a dog.

4 Ways to Save Without Your Savings Account
Under the mattress doesn’t count.

Why You Need a Separate Bank Account for Your Side Job
Keeping your money straight.

Inactive Credit: How Long It Takes, and How to Use a Credit Card to Prevent It
Not using credit can actually hurt your score.

This is how much it really costs to own a dog per year
Man’s best friend can get pretty pricey.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Medical expenses and bankruptcyToday’s top story: Should you pay your medical bills with a credit card? Also in the news: How to avoid grad school debt, getting your bank account back in black, and should colleges be held partly responsible for student loan defaults?

Should You Ever Pay Your Medical Bills With a Credit Card?
Putting co-pays on credit cards.

Grad-School Debt Is Growing. Here’s How To Avoid It
Will your graduate degree pay off in the long run?

Is Your Bank Account in the Red? Here’s What to Do Now
How to get back in black.

Should Colleges Pay for Student Loan Defaults?
Are they partly responsible?

5 Ways to Turn Inertia Into Financial Momentum
Time to get moving.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: How to tell when credit card rewards are actually worth it. Also in the news: Big changes ahead for your 401(k), using your job hunting expenses as tax deductions, and how to determine if a charity is worth your hard earned money.

5 Times Credit Card Rewards Are Worth It
When credit cards rewards truly pay off.

5 Future 401(k) Changes You Need to Keep an Eye On
Big changes are ahead.

Writing Off Your Job Hunting Expenses
Your job search expenses could be tax deductible.

How to Pick a Charity
Making sure your money goes where its needed.

5 Unconventional Ways To Use Your Accounts
Could your 401(k) be used to purchase your new home?

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

hotel-checkoutToday’s top story: 9 ways hotels try to grab your cash. Also in the news: What it costs to close your bank account, how to pay off your high interest credit card debt, and what you need to know before purchasing life insurance.

9 Hotel Gotchas
Don’t get caught by surprise while traveling this summer.

The Costs of Closing Your Bank Account
Here come the fees.

Ways to Pay Off High-Interest Debt
Start chipping away.

10 things life insurance agents won’t say
Educate yourself before purchasing a plan.

4 big ways your expenses could rise in retirement
Travel is one of them.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailHow your spouse could impact your mortgage, preparing for holiday travel, and a handy guide on who to tip and how much.

Your Spouse’s Credit Could Hurt Your Chance of Buying a Home
Welcome to life in community property states.

How Many Bank Accounts Do You Need?
The fewer, the better.

Ways to Save: Best times to score travel deals
Holiday travel will be here before you know it!

Top 5 careers for an early retirement
If you’re a physician or an air traffic controller, you’ve got it made.

Who Should You Tip — and How Much?
A handy guide on how not to be a cheapskate.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Old Woman Hand on CaneA September financial to-do list, the benefits of having multiple bank accounts, and why being cheap could make you more attractive to other people.

5 Credit Mistakes Older Americans Make
Paying attention to your credit is especially important as you get older.

The Financial Moves You Should Make in September
How to prepare for upcoming holiday expenses.

How Many Bank Accounts do you Need?
The pros and cons of multiple bank accounts.

Hands Off That 401(k)! 3 Reasons You Should Not Touch Your Retirement Savings
Why it’s a bad idea to disturb your nest egg.

Are frugal people more attractive?
Could being thrifty lead to romance?