Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

wall_street_zombie_moneyToday’s top story: How to handle “expired” debt. Also in the news: Ways to avoid a disclosure catastrophe after closing on your new home, why your small business should have its own credit score, and why you should skip the extended warranty and save the money instead.

How to Handle Time-Barred Debt
Beware of “zobmie debt.”

5 Ways to Avoid a Disclosure Catastrophe After Closing
Pay close attention to the listing language.

Your Small Business Should Have Its Own Credit Score
Protecting your personal credit.

Skip the Extended Warranty and Save the Money Instead
Build a repair savings account instead.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to save big on your mortgage when buying your first home. Also in the news: Why extended warranties may not save you money, three reasons not to raid your retirement account, and breaking bad financial habits.

How First-Time Homebuyers Can Save Big on Their Mortgage
Thanks to the FHA.

Extended warranties may not save you money
Read the fine print.

3 Reasons Not to Raid Your Retirement Accounts
Fees and lost interest should deter you.

9 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break Right Now
Starting with doing the same thing over and over again.

Use the Ladder Method to Make Investing Simpler
The five rungs of investing.