Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Thousands of homeowners are missing out on lower mortgage payments. Also in the news: How safe are your deposits, how to save money while you remodel, and why free checking can be a misnomer.

800,000 Homeowners Are Missing Out on Lower Mortgage Payments
Are you one of them?

How Safe is Your ‘Safe Money’?
How banks are protecting your finances.

3 Ways to Reduce Your Remodeling Budget
DIY doesn’t have to mean $$$.

Checking account costs rise; only 28% are free, study finds
Free comes at a price.

10 Smart Money-Saving Tips for Time-Strapped People
Quick tips that’ll save you money.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: What to do when your aging parents need financial help. Also in the news: three things homebuyers should know, but don’t, how to revive your New Year’s financial resolutions, and five things to ask an investment adviser before you turn over your money.

When Aging Parents Need Financial Help
How to deal with a delicate situation.

3 Things Homebuyers Should Know, But Don’t
These are important.

9 Ways to Revive Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions
Remember those resolutions?

5 questions advisers must answer before getting your money
Don’t give them your money without these answers.

5 Things You Should Probably Pay Someone Else to Do
DIY can become costly in the long run.