Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 ways to invest in real estate. Also in the news: What makes small-cap stocks mighty (and risky), why auto insurance could be limited in self-driving cars, and how to negotiate a cheaper cellphone contract.

5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate
It doesn’t have to be exhausting.

What Makes Small-Cap Stocks Mighty (and Risky)
How to get started.

With Self-Driving Cars, Auto Insurance’s Time Is Limited
Being a backseat driver in your own car.

How to Negotiate a Cheaper Cell Phone Plan
Don’t pay for what you don’t use.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: A car insurance quiz to see if you’re savvy or stumped. Also in the news: How to afford college as an older student, five ways car ads lie, and why habits that create good credit can still be a bad thing.

Take This Car Insurance Quiz to See if You’re Savvy or Stumped
Which one are you?

Ask Brianna: How Do I Afford College as an Older Student?
Considering your options.

5 Ways Car Ads Lie
Don’t get taken for a ride.

Habits That Give You Good Credit Can Still Be Bad For Your Finances
Debt is rarely a good thing.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Brace yourself for higher car insurance rates. Also in the news: 3 tax errors that could be hiding in your paycheck, how to make sense of your credit card number, and how other people’s weddings are preventing millennials from buying homes.

Brace Yourself for Higher Car Insurance Rates
Get ready to pay more.

See If These 3 Tax Errors Are Hiding in Your Paycheck
You could be in for a surprise come tax time.

How to Make Sense of Your Credit Card Number
Some credit card trivia.

Another reason millennials can’t afford homes? Other people’s weddings

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Brace yourself for higher car insurance rates. Also in the news: Making biweekly mortgage payments, paying down debt with extra payments, and the two stressful views about money half of millennials share.

Brace Yourself for Higher Car Insurance Rates
Why rates continue to climb.

Should You Make Biweekly Mortgage Payments?
What you need to know before switching.

How I Ditched Debt: Extra Payments Became Her Obsession
Chipping away bit by bit.

Half of millennials share two stressful views about money
Student loan debt causes great angst.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The death of the 20% mortgage down payment. Also in the news: What you need to know about P2P payment apps, working beyond 65, and 5 cars that cost the lowest to insure.

The 20% Mortgage Down Payment Is Dead
R.I.P

Ditching Cash for P2P Payment Apps? 3 Things to Know
The world of digital currency.

Working Beyond 65 — Will You Want To Or Need To?
What the future holds.

5 cars that cost the least to insure
You don’t have to break the bank.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Can’t refinance student loans? Try these tactics. Also in the news: 10-word answers to your biggest car insurance questions, 5 foods that raise blood pressure – and life insurance rates, and 5 ways to save on preparing your taxes.

Can’t Refinance Student Loans? Try These Tactics
Looking at the alternatives.

10-Word Answers (or Less!) to Your Biggest Car Insurance Questions
Short and sweet.

5 Foods That Raise Blood Pressure — and Life Insurance Rates
That burger could spike more than just your blood pressure.

5 ways to save on preparing your taxes
Keeping more of your money.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Protecting your assets from a car accident. Also in the news: Why having a single credit card just for bills can make fraud less disruptive, big tax breaks for homeowners, and last-minute moves to trim your tax bill.

How to Protect Your Assets in the Event of a Car Accident
Paying the heavy price of someone else’s accident.

Having a Just-for-Bills Credit Card Makes Fraud a Little Less Disruptive
Keeping the chaos contained.

7 big tax breaks for homeowners
The amount of money you can save may surprise you.

Last-Minute Moves That Can Trim Your Tax Bill
The clock is ticking.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

estate planningToday’s top story: The 10 keys to proper estate planning. Also in the news: What types of insurance everyone should consider, why you need to review your car insurance policy, and how to choose the right budgeting software.

10 Keys to Proper Estate Planning
Protecting yourself and your family.

3 types of insurance everyone should consider
More protection for youself and your family.

Why Your Car Insurance Shouldn’t Be As Old As Your Car
Time to review your policy.

Budgeting Software Showdown: Mint vs. You Need a Budget
Selecting the right software for your needs.

6 Tax Traps to Avoid
Traps are lurking everywhere.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

iStock_000015900242LargeToday’s top story: The most embarrassing money topics. Also in the news: How to make a life insurance claim, seven signs you have bad credit, and the insurance questions you should ask when buying a car.

Top 10 Most Embarrassing Money Topics
What makes you cringe?

How to Make a Life Insurance Claim
Be proactive.

7 Signs You Have Bad Credit
Looking for red flags.

The Insurance Questions to Ask When You Buy a Car
Questions to consider.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

file_161555_0_tax refundToday’s top story: Year-end tricks to boost your tax refund. Also in the news: Unstacking the deck for student loan borrowers, the most important mortgage documents you’ll sign, and why you shouldn’t raid your retirement savings to pay for the holidays.

5 Year-End Tricks to Boost Your Tax Refund
Now’s the time to reduce your tax liability.

Unstacking the Deck for Student Loan Borrowers
There’s a lot of money at stake.

The 4 Most Important Mortgage Documents You’ll Sign
What you’ll be signing if you purchase a home in the near future.

5 Safety Features That Can Save You Money on Car Insurance
Every penny counts.

Don’t Raid Your Retirement Account to Pay for the Holidays
The high costs of splurging.