Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: What to do when your aging parents need financial help. Also in the news: three things homebuyers should know, but don’t, how to revive your New Year’s financial resolutions, and five things to ask an investment adviser before you turn over your money.

When Aging Parents Need Financial Help
How to deal with a delicate situation.

3 Things Homebuyers Should Know, But Don’t
These are important.

9 Ways to Revive Your New Year’s Financial Resolutions
Remember those resolutions?

5 questions advisers must answer before getting your money
Don’t give them your money without these answers.

5 Things You Should Probably Pay Someone Else to Do
DIY can become costly in the long run.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Four things prospective homebuyers should never say. Also in the the news: Why cable a la cart could end up costing you more, five ways to save on gas this summer, and financially savvy gifts to get the grad in your life off to a good start.

Will unbundling cable save you money
Paying for only the channels you watch could turn out to be more expensive

4 Things Homebuyers Should Never Say
You never want to tip your hand.

5 Ways to Save Money on Gas This Summer
More money for the good stuff.

How to Take Tax Deductions for Bad Debts
Making bad debt slightly more tolerable

Financially Savvy Gifts For New Graduates
Giving a gift for the future.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Passenger airplane landing on runway in airport.How travel rewards can make a vacation even sweeter, deciding on whether to buy or rent, and how to avoid pitfalls on the road to retirement.

 

The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards in America
Using your credit card could save you money on a vacation.

 

Same Sex Couples: Celebrate, Then Call a CPA

How does the Supreme Court ruling on DOMA affect the finances of same sex couples?
When to Rent vs. Buy a Home
Weighing the pros and cons of buying vs renting.

 

Best cars for teens

Here are 14 cars with top safety ratings that don’t cost a fortune.

 

10 Keys to Retiring on Your Own Terms
The sooner you begin planning, the smoother the road to retirement will be.

 

 

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

creditImproving your credit score, making the economy work for you, and how that video you just posted on Facebook could come back to haunt you.

How Can I Build My Credit Score?
Ten steps to better credit.

Buying a House? Don’t Make These Mistakes
Don’t be sidetracked by fixable mistakes.

7 Smart Money Moves in an Improving Economy
How to make the improving economy work for your money.

Don’t Let Your Social Media Footprint Kill Your Job Prospects
What you post on Facebook today could keep you unemployed tomorrow.

The Pros & Cons Of Cell Phone Insurance
Having insurance on a fragile smartphone sounds like a good idea. But does it make financial sense?