Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Crush impulse buying with these 4 Jedi mind tricks. Also in the news: 4 ways to make money as a college student, how and why to place a fraud alert on your credit lines, and what to do if you’ve lowballed yourself into a crummy salary.

Crush Impulse Buying With These 4 Jedi Mind Tricks
Buy this you won’t.

4 Ways to Make Money as a College Student
So you’re not stuck with ramen.

How to Place a Fraud Alert on Your Credit, and Why
Monitoring your credit lines.

How to Negotiate After You’ve Lowballed Yourself Into a Crummy Salary
Don’t accept less than you’re worth.

Monday’s need-to- know money news

mortgage2Today’s top story: What happens to your mortgage when you die? Also in the news: 3 things more important than a bank’s savings rate, 5 times when you shouldn’t use a credit card, and how to curb your impulse spending.

What Happens to Your Mortgage When You Die?
Who will continue the payments?

3 Things That Matter More Than a Bank’s Savings Rate
Properly managing your savings is more important.

5 times you shouldn’t use a credit card
There are cheaper methods of financing.

Curb Impulse Spending by Focusing on the Space Between a Stimulus and Your Response

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Image9Today’s top story: Credit mistakes you’ll regret immediately. Also in the news: Apps to organize your financial life, how to curb impulse buying, and changes you need to make if you’re laid off.

5 Credit Mistakes You’ll Regret Immediately
Avoid making these at all costs.

5 Apps to Organize Your Financial Life
Organization right at your fingertips.

Save the Same Amount You Splurge to Curb Impulse Buying
Getting your spending under control.

Laid off? 9 changes to make today
Making the transition easier.