Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

retirement-savings3Today’s top story: Seven financial moves to make before New Year’s Eve. Also in the news: When you should use your credit card instead of your debit card, what to do when you’re 40 and have nothing saved for retirement, and busting four common myths about taxes.

7 Financial Moves to Make Before New Year’s Eve
Preparing yourself for 2015.

6 Times You Should Use a Credit Card Instead of a Debit Card
Credit cards can provide more protection.

What to Do When You’re 40 and Have Nothing Saved for Retirement
Don’t panic.

5 Ways to Combat an Online Shopping Addiction
Tips to combat a growing problem.

4 Common Myths About Taxes
Time for some tax mythbusting.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Old Woman Hand on CaneA September financial to-do list, the benefits of having multiple bank accounts, and why being cheap could make you more attractive to other people.

5 Credit Mistakes Older Americans Make
Paying attention to your credit is especially important as you get older.

The Financial Moves You Should Make in September
How to prepare for upcoming holiday expenses.

How Many Bank Accounts do you Need?
The pros and cons of multiple bank accounts.

Hands Off That 401(k)! 3 Reasons You Should Not Touch Your Retirement Savings
Why it’s a bad idea to disturb your nest egg.

Are frugal people more attractive?
Could being thrifty lead to romance?