Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: With money goals, multitasking pays off. Also in the news: Snagging hotel loyalty perks, what to know about high yield reward checking accounts, and how to not let debt ruin your holiday.

With Money Goals, Multitasking Pays Off
There needs to be more than just paying off debt.

Snag These Hotel Loyalty Perks, Even if You’re Disloyal
It all depends on the right card.

What to Know About High Yield Reward Checking Accounts
Some accounts offer interest as high as 5%.

Don’t Let Debt Ruin Your Holiday
Some people are still paying off last year’s gifts.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to turn a tax refund into a fatter paycheck. Also in the news: 3 money lessons we can learn from ‘Roseanne,’ what to do when your tax pro botches your return, and how to set money goals with your spouse.

How to Turn a Tax Refund Into a Fatter Paycheck
Make sure you’re not giving too much upfront to Uncle Sam.

3 Money Lessons We Can Learn From ‘Roseanne’
You don’t have to keep up with the Joneses’

Did a Tax Pro Botch Your Return? Here’s What to Do
Double and triple check.

How to set money goals with your spouse.
Framing the conversation.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

babytrollToday’s top story: What to do when your child’s data is hacked. Also in the news: How to hack your own money, credit card habits you need to break immediately, and how to hit your money goals.

My Baby’s Data Was Hacked. What Should I Do Now?
Like stealing credit from a baby.

Make Your Money Go Farther With ‘Hack Your Cash’
This time, you’re the hacker.

5 Bad Credit Card Habits to Break Now
Breaking them now will cost much down the road.

4 Ways to Hit Your Money Goals
Eye of the tiger.

Are These Retirement Issues Keeping You Up at Night?
The insomnia-causing retirement issues.