Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Home loans with 3% down. Also in the news: How one man paid off nearly $100K in debt, a travel rewards bucket list, and the possibilities of postal banking.

HomeReady and Home Possible: Loans With 3% Down for 2018
You’ll need a good credit score.

How I Ditched Debt: Smart Solutions for ‘Stupidest Decision’
How one man paid off nearly $100K in five years.

Travel Rewards Bucket List: Showering on a Plane
Hope the water pressure is good.

What Is Postal Banking?
New legislation could add banking services to your local post office.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

refinancingToday’s top story: The most affordable places to buy a home. Also in the news: Millions of T-Mobile customers have their data breached, five things you were never told about your home loan, and popular rules of thumb that can wreck your finances.

The Most Affordable Places to Buy a Home in America
Some of these may suprise you.

Millions of T-Mobile Customers Exposed in Experian Breach
What to do if T-Mobile is your carrier.

5 Things They Never Told You About Your Home Loan
Make sure you’re buying the right amount of house.

5 Popular Rules of Thumb That Can Wreck Your Finances
Time for a little mythbusting.

12 Things You Should Never Do With Your Money
Don’t even think about cashing your paycheck.