Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Confusion about overdraft coverage can cost you dearly. Also in the news: 3 reasons why college students need to submit the FAFSA every year, appealing your flood insurance claim denial, and opening a subaccount to save for an epic vacation.

Confusion About Overdraft Coverage Can Cost You Dearly
Don’t pay the bank for access to your own money.

3 Reasons College Students Need to Submit the FAFSA Every Year
Financial circumstances change.

Flood Insurance Claim Denied? Don’t Panic; Appeal
Take a deep breath.

Open a Subaccount to Save for That Epic Vacation
Get the details.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: There’s still time to make an IRA contribution for 2016. Also in the news: FAFSA tool outage, 4 money lies you might be telling yourself, and when a tax refund means bankruptcy.

There’s Still Time to Make an IRA Contribution for 2016
You have a couple more weeks.

FAFSA Tool Outage: Students It Affects Most and How to Cope
Added stress.

4 Money Lies You Might Be Telling Yourself
Time for the truth.

When a tax refund means bankruptcy
The means to pay for going broke.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Your FAFSA just became a bit shorter. Also in the news: How to determine how much house you can afford, eight surprising things that are taxable, and a new job perk that could pay off your student loans.

Renewal FAFSA: Why It’s Easier and Why You Should Complete It Now
The clock is ticking.

Two Ways to Determine How Much House You Can Afford
Avoiding a money pit.

8 Surprising Things That Are Taxable
Uncle Sam wants his cut.

This New Job Perk Could Pay Off Your Student Loans
But is it a good idea?

What the ATM of the future will look like
Banking meets The Jetsons.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to get your credit card’s annual fee to pay for itself. Also in the news: Balancing debt reduction and retirement savings, money lessons to teach your kids, and why you should check your FAFSA status.

How to Get Your Credit Card’s Annual Fee to Pay for Itself
Getting the most out of your credit card.

How to Balance Debt Reduction and Retirement Savings
You can do both.

4 Money Lessons Smart Parents Teach Their Kids
It’s never too early to start teaching them.

How and Why to Check Your FAFSA Status
Staying on top of the financial aid process.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

321562-data-breachesToday’s top story: The worst online passwords of 2015. Also in the news: Why you should beware of the word “afford,” how to start saving for your retirement in your 20s and 30s, and steps to get more college financial aid.

The Worst Passwords of 2015
Stop making life easy for identity thieves.

Be Suspicious of the Word “Afford” to Keep Your Budget Balanced
Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.

6 Steps to Saving for Retirement in Your 20s and 30s
It’s never too early to start saving.

3 Steps to More College Financial Aid From FAFSA
The sooner you fill out the form, the better.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

images (2)Today’s top story: How to make your retirement savings last. Also in the news: Why it pays to file your FAFSA early, how to survive rising health care costs, and how the Rule of 72 can help you build your retirement savings.

The Easy Way to Make Your Retirement Savings Last
Stretching your savings.

It Pays to File Your FAFSA Early
You could receive twice as much financial aid.

10 Ways to Survive Rising Health Care Costs
Keeping costs in check.

How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Up Your Retirement Nest Egg
Building your savings.

Is a FICO Score the Best Credit Score?
Does your FICO score tell the whole story?

Friday’s need-to-know money news

22856641_SAToday’s top story: How to tackle your holiday debt. Also in the news: Saving time on your FAFSA, how to deal with debt before retirement, and the best financial tips that can fit on an index card.

Pay Off Your Holiday Bills in This Order
Tackling your holiday debt.

5 Hacks to Save Time on Your 2016 FAFSA
File as soon as possible.

5 Ways to Deal With Debt Before Retirement
Preparing for life on a fixed income.

Can The Best Financial Tips Fit On An Index Card?
4 x 6 inches of guidance.

12 Predictions For How Tech Will Change Your Financial Life In 2016
A glimpse into the future.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Financial tips for the unexpectedly unemployed. Also in the news: The real costs of using a payday loan for holiday shopping, everything you need to know about the 2016 FAFSA, and what you should do with your year-end bonus.

Financial Tips For The Unexpectedly Unemployed
Don’t panic.

What It Really Costs to Use Payday Loans for Holiday Shopping
The interest rates could shock you.

FAFSA Application: Everything You Need to Know in 2016
Preparing for financial aid madness.

What to Do (and Not to Do) With Your Year-End Bonus
Resist temptation!

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

imagesToday’s top story: The FAFSA changes students and their parents need to know about. Also in the news: Why you shouldn’t increase your spending when you have extra money, podcasts that will teach you about investing, and what your children should know about money at different stages of development.

The FAFSA Changes You Need to Know About
What students and parents need to know.

Don’t Increase Your Spending When You Have Extra Money
Don’t set yourself up.

9 Podcasts That Will Teach You About Investing
Learn about different approaches and strategies.

What your child should know about money by grade school, middle school and high school
Teaching the basics

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The Ashley Madison hack has exposed the information of over 30 million people. Also in the news: Why young people need estate planning, how being lazy costs you money, and how that generous gift from your grandparents could affect your financial aid.

Life After Ashley Madison: How to Operate in a World Without Secrets
If you’ve ever used the site, your identity is now at risk.

Young People Need Estate Planning Too
You know what they say about death and taxes.

How being lazy costs you money
Snap out of it!

Know How College Savings Gifts Can Affect Your Financial Aid Eligibility
It’s all about the FAFSA.