Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The retirement mistakes being made by Generation X. Also in the news: Why you shouldn’t use your debit card at a bar, committing to a budget, and how to avoid overspending triggers.

7 Retirement Mistakes Gen X Is Making
Timing is everything

4 Reasons Not to Use Your Debit Card at a Bar
How to avoid an identity theft hangover.

How to Actually Commit to a Budget: 7 Tips for Success
Tips for sticking to it.

Common Overspending Triggers that Can Wreck Your Budget
And how to avoid them.

What not to buy over Labor Day weekend
Not all sales are equal.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The consequences of never checking your credit report. Also in the news: How your smart phone can help your budget, how bad America is at saving for college, and are memberships to big box stores worth it?

What Happens if I Never Check My Credit Report?
You really, really don’t want to do that.

How Your Phone Can Boost Your Budgeting
Savings at your fingertips.

How Bad Is America at Saving for College?
Needs improvement.

What Member Discount Programs are Worth the Cost?
Are the gigantic packs of toilet paper worth it?

In 30 Minutes, She Cut Her Credit Card Debt by $3,128
Negotiating skills are a must.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Financial moves to make in the month of June. Also in the news: What to do if you forgot to pay your taxes, hot to create the ideal household budget, and what you need to know about your future spouse’s finances before getting married.

The Financial Moves You Should Make in June
How to take the month by storm.

What to Do if You Forgot to Pay Taxes
Don’t panic.

A Guide to Creating Your Ideal Household Budget
Something all members of the house can live with.

Getting Married? 10 Things to Know About Your Fiance’s Finances
No honeymoon surprises.

Are Student Loans Worth it?
Weighing the short-term benefits and long-term costs.