Monday’s need-to-know money news

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Tips for Paying Off Debt in 2014
Starting the new year off on the right foot.

Can PayPal Hurt Your Credit?
Conversely, could bad credit prevent you from getting a PayPal account?

Where to Find the Cheapest Holiday Gifts
Presents that won’t lead you to the poor house.

Have a Happier Thanksgiving by Dodging These Spending Pitfalls
The bourbon in the pecan pie doesn’t have to be top shelf.

The greatest, most underused credit card perk
Two words: price match.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Tackling your financial fears. Also in the news: How to trust your financial advisor, curbing holiday spending, and how to sell your haunted house.

Fear of Finance: 5 Tips to Make Dealing With Money Less Scary
It’s time to face your fears head-on.

How Do I Know I Can Trust My Financial Advisor?
Trust is key.

Wellness quantified: These 6 healthy habits will save you money
Nurturing your wallet can be as important as nurturing your body.

3 Ways to Curb Pre-Holiday Money Stress
These tips could help you actually enjoy the holidays.

Real Haunted Houses: What Owners Need to Know
How to sell your house and the spirits hanging out in the attic.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Chevy VoltSaving for the holidays, how to manage your finances while having ADHD, and how letting Big Brother ride shotgun could save you money on car insurance.

Why You Need to Save Now for Christmas
Yes, it’s only September. No, that’s not too early.

5 Years After Financial Crisis: Meet the New Consumer
The financial crisis of 2008 changed the way we shop and spend.

Budgeting After College
Even though you can finally afford more than ramen noodles, post-college life still requires budgeting.

Managing your finances when you have ADHD
Having ADHD can make managing your finances difficult, but there are strategies for making it easier.

Should You Let Your Car Insurance Company Spy On You?
Having Big Brother in the car could reduce your insurance rates.