Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to help your partner’s credit without harming your own. Also in the news: Why Millennials can count on Social Security after all, 3 smart ways to supercharge your travel rewards, and the worst financial mistake a grandparent can make.

Help Your Partner’s Credit — Without Harming Your Own
Start by talking about it.

Millennials Can Count on Social Security After All
Good news!

3 Smart Ways to Supercharge Your Travel Rewards
Spend strategically.

This is the worst financial mistake a grandparent can make
No matter how well-intentioned.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: How transferring a credit card balance could affect your credit score. Also in the news: How helicopter parents can damage their child’s financial future, what grandparents can do to help their grandchildren grow financially, and why planning on working through retirement could be a disaster.

Will Transferring a Credit Card Balance Hurt My Credit?
Where credit utilization ratio comes into play.

4 Ways Helicopter Parents Can Harm Their Kids’ Chances At Success
Building financial insecurity.

6 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren to a Great Financial Future
Counteracting helicopter parenting.

Why Planning to Work in Retirement Is a Risky Business
Health problems could interfere.