Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Credit score companies ordered to pay millions in refunds. Also in the news: How the Trump presidency will impact housing, how to refresh your finances in the new year, and how to become an extreme saver in 2017.

Credit Score Companies Must Refund $17.7 Million to Customers
Could you have a refund on the way?

How the Trump Presidency Will Impact Housing in 2017
A glimpse into the future.

Ask Brianna: How Can I Refresh My Finances for the New Year?

How to Become an Extreme Saver in 2017
Every penny counts.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Credit counseling for housing. Also in the news: What happens to your debt after you die, how to benchmark your net worth, and how to navigate five embarrassing money situations.

Credit Counseling for Housing: What It Is and What to Expect
You don’t have to go it alone.

Will Your Heirs Have to Pay Up When You Die With Debt?
Your creditors will be waiting.

How to Benchmark Your Net Worth In 3 Easy Steps
Taking stock.

How to Navigate 5 Embarrassing Money Situations
It happens to everyone.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

common-retirement-mistakesToday’s top story: 5 expenses that will change when you retire. Also in the news: Questions for credit counselors, how to budget for a wedding that isn’t your own, and could we be on the verge of another housing crisis?

5 Expenses That Will Change in Retirement
Could you see more cash in your wallet?

7 Questions to Ask a Credit Counselor
Be prepared.

How to budget for a wedding — that’s not your own
Expenses add up quickly.

Are We Heading for Another Housing Crisis?
It’s getting easier to get a mortgage amid increasing home prices.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Important financial steps to take before the end of the year. Also in the news: Alternatives to gifting a housing down payments to your kids, making your holiday donations pay off, and how to pay for college without student loans.

Critical List: Key Financial Steps to Take Before Year End
Tick tock.

Options for Parents Helping Adult Kids Buy a Home
Alternatives to gifting a down payment.

3 Tips to Make Your Holiday Donations Pay Off
Time for end-of-the-year giving.

7 Ways to Pay For College Without Student Loans
Taking an unconventional route.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

HomeWays to monitor your credit at no cost, the college classes that impress potential employers, and how to take advantage of the housing rebound.

Can You Really Monitor Your Credit For Free?
Keeping an eye on your credit doesn’t have to cost you.

To land a job, take these six college courses
Employers like to see these classes on your resume, even if they weren’t part of your major.

Can you cash in on the housing rebound?
With careful planning, the opportunities are out there.

Six ways to wreck your credit without knowing it
What to avoid when trying to build your credit history.

The Top 10 Credit Card Perks
How to make your credit cards work for you.