Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to determine what your car payment should be. Also in the news: Itemizing vs. standard deductions, what to do with old electronics, and quirky ways to save money this summer.

How to Decide What Your Car Payment Should Be
Determining what you can afford.

How to Decide on Itemizing vs. the Standard Deduction
Deciding which deduction works best for you.

What to Do With Old Electronics
Clearing your personal information.

17 Quirky Ways To Save Extra Money This Summer
No-money Mondays!

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Student-LoansToday’s top story: Finding the best student loan repayment plan. Also in the news: How student loans affect your taxes, calculating monthly car costs, and tax payment options for when you owe the IRS.

Find the Best Student Loan Repayment Plan for You
It’s going to take a while.

3 ways student loans affect your taxes
Don’t forget to deduct your interest.

Calculate a monthly car cost when buying outright to better weigh your options
A different way of thinking.

Tax payment options for when you owe the IRS
Rule #1: Don’t ignore it.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

crop380w_istock_000009258023xsmall-dbet-ball-and-chainToday’s top story: How you could be spending too little in retirement. Also in the news: How a late payment could disable your car, what bills to pay when you can’t pay them all, and deciphering the “Nanny Tax”.

7 Signs You’re Spending Too Little In Retirement
Yes, you read that correctly.

Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car
A late payment could leave you stuck in the driveway.

What Order Do You Pay Bills When You Can’t Pay Them All?
How to manage your finances in difficult times.

Do I Have to Pay ‘Nanny Tax’ on a Babysitter?
If you pay more than $1900 a year, the answer is yes.

How to Be Frugal and Invest the Difference
Even saving small amounts can make a difference.