Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Parents are struggling to repay college loans. Also in the news: How to just say no to gift exchanges, late credit card payments may cost more in 2019, and how mobile wallets can do serious damage to your finances this holiday season.

Parents Struggling to Repay College Loans, Report Finds
Drowning in debt.

Millennial Money: How to Just Say No to Gift Exchanges
Skipping the Yankee Swap.

A Late Credit Card Payment May Cost You More in 2019
Late fees are on the rise.

Beware, mobile wallets can do serious damage to your finances this holiday season
Stick with cash.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: Balance transfer mistakes to avoid. Also in the news: What to do with an unexpected windfall, the savings cell phone carriers don’t want you to know about, and the eight loans to use for paying college tuition.

4 Balance Transfer Credit Card Mistakes
Making sure your transfers go smoothly.

Got a load of unexpected cash? Here’s what to do
What a great problem to have!

Savings Big Cell Carriers Don’t Want You to Know About
Contracts are becoming a thing of the past.

Use These 8 Loans To Pay For College in 2015-2016
Not all at once, of course.

Avoid “Keeping Up With the Frugals” to Improve Your Finances
It’s not a race to see who’s the cheapest.