Thursday’s need-to-know money news

images (2)Today’s top story: Organizing your finances in just two minutes a day. Also in the news: How to retire in comfort, estate planning mistakes boomers should avoid, and what to look out for when buying an older home.

How to Organize Your Finances in Just 2 Minutes a Day
Surely you can spare two minutes.

Get These 4 Big Things Right to Retire in Comfort
Focus on the essentials.

Estate Planning Mistakes Every Boomer Should Avoid
Don’t go it alone.

5 Things to Look Out for When Buying an Older Home
Avoiding a money pit.

How Investing Affects Your Taxes
Don’t get caught off guard.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

imagesToday’s top story: How to help your adult child become financially independent. Also in the news: Keeping your credit data safe at the World Cup, what new grads need to know about renters insurance, and what to do when you can’t pay your student loans.

How to Help an Adult Child Become Financially Independent
It’s never too late.

World Cup-Bound? Keep Your Credit Card Data Safe!
Protecting your credit card data is the goal.

What New Graduates Should Know About Renters Insurance
You’re not living at Mom and Dad’s anymore.

What to Do When You Can’t Afford to Pay Your Student Loans
Don’t panic.

How to actually save more money
Helpful tips.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What a poor credit score can cost you. Also in the news: The worst money moves for the new year, how to cut next year’s expenses, and tips to get tax season started off on the right foot. Tax refund

What a poor credit rating is costing you
Your job prospects could be at risk.

10 worst money moves for the new year
What NOT to do in 2014.

14 Ways to Slash Your Expenses in the New Year
Do you really still need a landline?

7 unbeatable tax tips for year’s end
April 15th will be here before you know it.

Kids and Money: Advice for mastering finances in 2014
How to teach your kids to spend and save smartly in the coming year.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Credit card backgroundHow to avoid wrecking your credit, using your credit card to support your pet causes, and the most underrated jobs in America.

5 Habits That Can Wreck Your Credit
Complacency is a credit killer.

5 Tips to Help 50-Somethings Make Ends Meet
These tips can also help ease the transition into retirement.

How to Pick a Socially Responsible Credit Card
How your credit card can benefit the causes you support.

3 Ways to Make Your References Most Effective
Getting the most from your former employers.

What are the most underrated jobs?
What do a librarian, EMT and accountant have in common?

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Dollar mazeBecoming financially savvy at a young age, how to make your money last through your retirement, and how being a football fan penalizes your wallet.

Personal Finance Tips for Young Adults
The earlier you become financially savvy, the better the payoff.

Making your money last through retirement
Tips on how to stretch your savings over the course of your retirement.

Freeze Your Assets: How to Force Yourself to Stop Overspending
By “freeze your assets”, we’re talking literally freezing.

5 ways credit scores impact retirement
Being retired doesn’t mean you should ignore your credit score.

The high cost of being a football fan
Watching your favorite team can take a big hit on your wallet.