Thursday’s need-to-know money news

air-miles-cardToday’s top story: The worst airports in the U.S. for summer travel. Also in the news: 3 smart money moves to make buying a home easier, creating a money map to make sense of your financial plan, and five signs it’s time to shop for a new credit card.

The 10 Worst Airports in the U.S. for Summer Travel and How You Can Cope
Plan ahead.

Make Buying a Home Easier With 3 Smart Money Moves Now
Save money early and regularly.

Create a Money Map to Make Sense of Your Financial Plan
A big picture view.

5 Signs It’s Time to Shop for a New Credit Card
Loyalty doesn’t always pay.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Household-Budget1Today’s top story: What to expect from your company’s financial wellness program. Also in the news: What to do if you’re being audited, big life insurance mistakes, and three absolute necessities if you’re buying a home.

What to Expect From Your Company’s Financial Wellness Plan
Taking cues from physical wellness plans.

Getting Audited? 5 Things You Should Know
Don’t panic.

10 Big Life Insurance Mistakes People Make
Plan carefully.

3 Things You’d Better Have If You’re Serious About Buying a Home
The essential checklist.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

22856641_SAToday’s top story: What you need to know about IRA conversions and college financial aid. Also in the news: Avoiding costly tax mistakes, tips for buying a home when you’re in debt, and five things you didn’t know about a 529 plan.

Roth IRA Conversions And College Aid: Timing Is Everything
How a conversion could affect your child’s financial aid eligibility.

Ten Tax Tips to Avoid Costly Mistakes
Pay close attention to detail.

2 Strategies for Buying a Home When You’re in Debt
The important questions you need to ask yourself.

5 Secrets You Didn’t Know About A 529 Plan
The sooner you begin saving, the better.

How TransUnion’s IPO Could Affect Your Credit Score
What going public could mean for you.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to come back from a financial crisis. Also in the news: Simple ways to save for a house, tips on how to avoid ATM fees, and why you may be paying more for your home repair costs.

How to Bounce Back From a Financial Crisis
Slow and steady.

10 simple ways to save for a house
Every bit helps.

5 Ways to Avoid ATM Fees
Don’t give the bank any more than you have to.

Why You Soon May Have to Pick Up More Home Repair Costs
Your homeowners insurance deductible may be on the rise.

3 Spooks That Can Haunt Your Credit
Time for some ghostbusting.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

1381460521Today’s top story: How to stop your budget from leaking money. Also in the news: How to help your kid buy a home, how medical bills could sabotage your retirement, and how to get a friend to finally pay back the money you let them borrow.

How to Plug Leaks in Your Budget
Stopping the slow drip of money.

4 Ways to Help Your Kid Buy a Home
That’s one way to get them to move out.

4 Ways A Large Medical Bill Could Sabotage Your Retirement (And What To Do About It)
How to deal with the unexpected.

3 Reasons You’re Having Trouble Collecting an Insurance Payout
Working through the red tape.

8 Ways to Get Friends to Repay a Personal Loan
Without having to end the friendship.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Seven things that won’t hurt your credit score. Also in the news: Discovering unclaimed property, seven ways to spring clean your finances, and how to get the best deal on buying a house.

Seven Things That Won’t Hurt Your Credit Score
Some of these may surprise you.

10 States Sitting on Billions of Dollars That Could Be Yours
A simple search can reveal if you have unclaimed property.

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances
Time to get your financial house in order.

How to get the best deal buying a new house
The sooner you buy, the better.

Your 401(k) Plan: 3 Ways to Tell If It’s Any Good
How to find out if your compmany’s 401(k) is worth joining.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

returnToday’s top story: Should same-sex couples have their tax returns amended? Also in the news: What you need to do before buying a home, how long you should hang on to financial documents, and what to do if you can’t pay your taxes.

Same-Sex Spouses: Should You Amend Your Tax Returns?
Understanding the tax laws in states that recognize marriage equality.

5 Things You Should Always Do Before You Buy a Home
What you need to know before taking the leap.

How long to keep your tax documents
What to keep and what to throw away.

What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Taxes
Not paying is not an option.

5 Handy Tips for Saving Cash on Your Grocery Bill
How not to leave your paycheck at the grocery store.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Five things that won’t hurt your credit score. Also in the news: The Golden Rules of personal finance, which banking costs to avoid while shopping for the holidays, and why the holiday season might be the best time to purchase a new home. Gift

5 Things That Won’t Hurt Your Credit Score
You can no longer use your credit score as an excuse for not getting married.

The Golden Rules of Personal Finance
The answers to some of the most common personal finance questions.

5 Banking Costs to Avoid This Holiday Shopping Season
The banks don’t need any presents.

4 Reasons to Buy a House During the Holidays
Less competition during the holidays could save you money.

Will the Body Shop Cut You a Deal?
Car repairs don’t have to crash your wallet.