Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

1381460521Today’s top story: 7 ways to cover the cost of emergency home repairs. Also in the news: How to buy a home with a low down payment, breaking up with your credit card company, and 5 ways to save on Medicare.

7 Ways to Cover the Cost of Emergency Home Repairs
What to do when something goes kaput.

Beyond FHA Loans: How to Buy a Home With a Low Down Payment
Thinking outside the FHA box.

Are you using the wrong credit card?
Breaking up with your credit card company.

5 Ways to Save on Medicare
Mastering the Medicare maze.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

invest-emergency-fundToday’s top story: How to build an emergency fund. Also in the news: Social Security mistakes to avoid, the best way to save for a down payment on a home, and what happens when your 401(k) gets too big?

How to Build an Emergency Fund
Creating a financial buffer.

Don’t Make These 3 Social Security Mistakes
Social Security isn’t one size fits all.

The best way to save for a down payment
Where you should keep your money before making a purchase.

Can your 401(k) account be too big?
How to avoid penalties and extra taxes.

Best Leap Day Sales and Deals of 2016
It only happens once every four years!

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

money-saving-militaryToday’s top story: Online financial information and resources for Veterans. Also in the news: Determining when to lock in your mortgage rate, what you’ll need to save for a down payment in America’s biggest cities, and why you need an emergency fund.

Online Financial Information and Resources for Veterans
Thank you for your service.

When Should I Lock In My Mortgage Rate?
How to determine the best lock in date.

Here’s How Much You Need To Save For A Down Payment In America’s Biggest Cities
Take a deep breath.

Why You Need an Emergency Fund
A single event could completely upend your finances.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Important financial steps to take before the end of the year. Also in the news: Alternatives to gifting a housing down payments to your kids, making your holiday donations pay off, and how to pay for college without student loans.

Critical List: Key Financial Steps to Take Before Year End
Tick tock.

Options for Parents Helping Adult Kids Buy a Home
Alternatives to gifting a down payment.

3 Tips to Make Your Holiday Donations Pay Off
Time for end-of-the-year giving.

7 Ways to Pay For College Without Student Loans
Taking an unconventional route.