Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Need a gift for a college graduate? Consider a Roth IRA. Also in the news: An Olympian’s victory versus debt, how to tackle common home worries with a plan, and the best jobs to have when the economy tanks.

Need a Gift for a College Graduate? Consider a Roth IRA
A gift that will keep on giving.

How I Ditched Debt: An Olympian’s Medal-Worthy Juggling Act
Winning the gold in paying off debt.

Tackle This Common Home Worry With a Plan
Don’t let repairs catch you off-guard.

The best jobs to have when the economy tanks
Is your job economy-proof?

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

1381460521Today’s top story: 7 ways to cover the cost of emergency home repairs. Also in the news: How to buy a home with a low down payment, breaking up with your credit card company, and 5 ways to save on Medicare.

7 Ways to Cover the Cost of Emergency Home Repairs
What to do when something goes kaput.

Beyond FHA Loans: How to Buy a Home With a Low Down Payment
Thinking outside the FHA box.

Are you using the wrong credit card?
Breaking up with your credit card company.

5 Ways to Save on Medicare
Mastering the Medicare maze.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Tips on how to raise your credit score. Also in the news: How to save money while on a road trip this summer, the proper amount of allowance you should give your kids, and how to be prepared for unscheduled home repairs.

7 Ways to Increase Your Credit Score Fast
Closing your accounts is NOT one of them.

4 Ways to Save Money on a Road Trip
More money for t-shirts!

How Much Allowance Should You Give Your Kid?
Allowances can teach kids good savings habits at an early age.

Unscheduled Home Repairs: Are You Financially Prepared?
Don’t get caught off guard.

There’s Probably No Cash in Your Wallet. Could That Cost You?
Why living on plastic can add up.