Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Don’t make this common – and costly – credit card mistake. Also in the news: Paying by credit card will increase college costs, free credit freezes, and when to buy travel insurance.

Don’t Make This Common — and Costly — Credit Card Mistake
Even a day late can be costly.

To Make College Cost Even More, Pay by Credit Card
Interest rates can be even worse than through student loans.

Free Credit Freezes: Time to Rethink Your Protection?
Credit freezes will be free for everyone starting September 21st.

When to Buy Travel Insurance
When is it worth it?

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Credit card mistakes you need to avoid. Also in the news: Costly financial aid mistakes, avoiding debt for new grads, and when you should see a financial therapist.

5 Credit Card Mistakes Driving You Into Debt
Pay close attention.

How to avoid these costly financial aid mistakes
Don’t leave money sitting on the table.

Graduates, Here’s How to Avoid Debt and Get Rich
Oh, the places you’ll go!

5 Signs You Should See a Financial Therapist
Knowing when it’s time to get help.

The Best Browser Extensions That’ll Save You Money (and Which to Skip)
Save money with just a click of the mouse.