Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Which states have estate and inheritance taxes. Also in the news: Why making money with online games is a bad bet, cities with the most and fewest young homeowners, and a decade after the Great Recession, 1 in 3 Americans still haven’t recovered.

Which States Have Estate and Inheritance Taxes?
How about your state?

Making Money With Online Games Is a Bad Bet
Don’t get lured in.

Millennial Homeownership: Cities With the Most and Fewest Young Homeowners
Where does your city rank?

A decade after Great Recession, 1 in 3 Americans still haven’t recovered
Women and African-Americans have been the hardest hit.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to take the heat off your summer budget. Also in the news: How to find out if you’ll owe taxes on an inheritance, 3 things your student loan servicer might not tell you, and what happens to your credit score when you transfer a balance.

How to Take the Heat Off Your Summer Budget
Keep your costs in check.

Find Out If You’ll Owe Taxes on an Inheritance
Don’t spend all that money quite yet.

3 Things Your Student Loan Servicer Might Not Tell You
They’re not always forthcoming.

What Happens to Your Credit Score When You Transfer a Balance?
Looking at the numbers.