Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Distinguishing between good and bad debt. Also in the news: How to fly for free, reducing your post-retirement cost of living, and protecting yourself from buying a lemon of a home.

When Your Student Loan Debt Shouldn’t Be Your First Priority
Learning the differences between good and bad debt.

How Our Family of 3 Will Fly Free for the Next 2 Years
It’s all about the points.

5 Ways to Reduce Your Post-Retirement Cost of Living
While reducing your stress at the same time.

Protect Yourself from Buying a Lemon of a Home
Don’t buy a money pit.

5 reasons to try a 2-week spending freeze
Give your savings a jump start.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

returnToday’s top story: How to get rewarded for paying your taxes with a credit card. Also in the news: The money differences between married and divorced people, the hidden risks in buying a home in a new development, and five smartphone apps for better money management.

How to Make Money Paying Taxes With a Credit Card
Get rewarded for paying Uncle Sam.

4 money differences between married and divorced people
Financial differences play a big part in many a divorce.

The Hidden Financial Risk of Buying a Home in a New Development
Is that new home smell really worth the potential extra costs?

Five apps for better money management
Now that Flappy Bird is gone, you have more time to put your smartphone to better use.

The Biggest Social Security Mistake People Make (And How You Can Avoid It)
Taking social security early could cost you in the long run.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The long wait for credit card rewards. Also in the news: Simple money lessons to teach your kids, tips on switching your car insurance, and how to impress your loved one on Valentine’s Day without going broke.images (2)

Where the Heck Are My Credit Card Rewards?
Waiting is the hardest part.

5 Super Simple Money Lessons To Teach Kids Of All Ages
Starting off on the right foot.

7 Smart Steps to Switching Your Car Insurance
Don’t let your car become a financial liability.

7 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ Without Breaking the Bank
You don’t have to go to Jared.

When Not to Use Tax Software: Should Man or Machine Be Your Accountant?
Complex finances should be left to the experts.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Top Story: Predictions for the 2014 housing market. Also in the news: When is the best time to buy a new home, how we’re feeling about money, and the best place to rebuild your nest egg.

Glinkonomics: Predictions For The 2014 Housing Market
What’s to come in the year ahead.

Is There a Best Time to Buy a Home?
There is, and it’s coming up fast.

Survey Says … Our Many Moods About Money
How people are feeling about money.

Where Boomers Should be Investing Now
The best places to rebuild or secure your nest egg.

Best Credit Cards With 5% Cash Back Rotating Categories
Making your credit card work for you.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailThe best college savings plan, why credit card companies want to take back your reward points, and the money lessons hidden in your favorite TV shows.

What’s best for college saving: ESA or 529?
Choosing the right college savings plan.

Five Ways Your Can Lose Your Credit Card Rewards
Credit card companies would love nothing more than to snatch your rewards back.

Tips to Negotiate Your Medical Bills
Carefully scrutinizing your medical bills could save you money.

Five Wealth-Building Tips Most People Overlook Five Wealth-Building Tips Most People Overlook
Looking for wealth in all the wrong places.

11 Money Lessons From Breaking Bad, Modern Family, And Other Emmy Favorites
What would Walter White do?

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Are cash-back rewards worth the expense, cheap ideas to close out your summer vacation, and why health care expenses are crucial when planning your retirement.credit card detailed 1

Government to Switch Student Loan Servicers: What You Need to Know
Why you should start paying closer attention to your loan statements.

Are Cash-Back Rewards Good Deals for Consumers?
Do consumers end up spending more than they normally would in pursuit of cash-back rewards?

12 Tips For Professionals Who Want To Go Back To School
How to prepare financially for a return to the classroom.

Nine Cheap End-of-Summer Ideas
Inexpensive ways to close out the summer.

Do You Have a Retirement Care Plan?
Why health care needs to have equal billing in your plans for retirement.