Wednesday’s need-to-need money news

Image9Today’s top story: Ten smart money moves that take only ten minutes. Also in the news: Healthy money habits to teach your kids, money management apps that automate your finances, and the power of the Get Lost Fund.

10 Smart Money Moves That Take 10 Minutes
You can spare the time.

5 Healthy Money Habits to Teach Your Kids
It’s never too early.

5 money-management apps that automate your finances
Letting your phone do the work.

The Power of the Get Lost Fund
Having the ability to get up and go.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

taxesToday’s top story: Should you pay your taxes with a credit card? Also in the news: Smart money moves for April, tax myths about IRS audits and why having more money won’t fix your financial problems.

You can pay your taxes with credit card, but should you?
The convenience could become costly.

Smart Money Moves for April
Time to spring forward.

10 Tax Myths About IRS Audits That You Shouldn’t Believe
Myth busting the IRS.

More money won’t fix your financial problems if your habits suck
More money, more problems.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

18ixgvpiu0s24jpgToday’s top story: How to save for retirement without a 401(k). Also in the news: Checking your 401(k) fees, the tax consequences of renting your home on Airbnb, and smart money moves for soldiers and military veterans.

5 Ways to Save for Retirement Besides a 401K
401(k) alternatives.

Why You Should Check Your 401(k) Plan’s Fees
Looking out for dents in your nest egg.

Renting Your Home On Airbnb? Be Aware Of The Tax Consequences
That extra cash could be costly.

5 Smart Money Moves for Soldiers and Military Veterans
Defending your finances.

Beware Lifestyle Inflation When Your Home’s Equity Increases
Avoid spending more.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

images (1)Today’s top story: TransUnion is about to change the game for those without credit scores. Also in the news: Why managing your money seems terrifying, 12 things you should never do with your money, and money moves to make before the end of the year.

60 Million People Who Don’t Have a Credit Score Could Be in Luck
TransUnion is about to change the credit score game.

8 Reasons Managing Money Seems Terrifying
How to overcome your fears.

12 things you should never do with your money
Never ever.

Make these 10 money moves before 2015 is over
Time to get your year-end finances in order.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: There’s a new proposal in Congress to raise Social Security benefits. Also in the news: Money moves to make before the end of the year, why Millennial credit scores are on the low side, and the complete guide to refinancing your student loans.

Congress Considers New Proposal To Raise Social Security Benefits
What could this mean for you?

20 Money Moves to Make Before the End of the Year
How to meet all of your financial obligations.

What’s Wrong With Millennial Credit Scores?
Why are they on the low side?

The complete guide to refinancing your student loans.
Get ready to crunch the numbers.

Is It Actually More Difficult to Get a Mortgage This Year?
What has and hasn’t changed since last year.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

imagesToday’s top story: Where you can do your back-to-school shopping tax-free! Also in the news: Personal finance apps for young people, what to do when your identity is stolen, and money moves every 20-something should make before the end of summer.

18 States Where You Can Do Your Back-to-School Shopping Tax-Free
More money for school supplies!

10 Personal Finance Apps For Teens And Young Adults
The earlier they start, the better off they’ll be.

9 Things to Do Immediately After Your Identity Is Stolen
Don’t panic.

6 Money Moves Every 20-Something Should Make Before Summer Is Over
Getting yourself on the right track for the rest of the year.

Top 10 U.S. Cities To Retire If You Still Want To Work
In case you’re not ready to golf full-time.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

o-CREDIT-REPORT-facebookToday’s top story: Tips on improving your credit score by Labor Day. Also in the news: How to get credit bureaus to remove errors from your credit report, the money moves college graduates should make, and how to decide between a credit card or a personal loan.

How to Improve Your Credit Score By Labor Day
Boosting your score over the summer.

5 Ways to Get Credit Bureaus to Remove Errors From Your Report
Be persistent.

Top 5 Money Moves to Make After Graduation
Don’t let your student loan debt overwhelm you.

Credit Card vs. Personal Loan: Which One Should I Get?
The pros and cons of both.

Catch The Company Stock Tax Break While You Can
The window is closing on a little known tax break.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

retirement-savings3Today’s top story: How to choose the best credit card perk. Also in the news: Why you should avoid taking a retroactive Social Security benefit, what we can learn from the IRS data breach, and why putting off saving for retirement in order to be debt free could be dangerous.

Cash Back vs. Miles: Which Credit Card Perk Should I Choose?
Which perk gets you the most for your money.

Don’t Let Social Security Reduce Your Retirement Benefit By Making You Take Retroactive Benefits
Getting what you’ve worked for.

Are You ‘Over-Exposed’ Online? Lessons From IRS Hack
What we can learn from the latest data breach.

Don’t Put off Retirement Savings to Be Debt Free
Good intentions could backfire.

Essential Money Moves to Make in Your 40s
Retirement is closer than you’d think.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How you may be accidentally wrecking your credit. Also in the news: What an unexpected windfall means for your taxes, the money moves you should make in March, and how to give your 401(k) a boost.

5 Ways You’re Accidentally Wrecking Your Credit
Ignorance isn’t bliss.

Received a Bunch of Cash? How It Will Impact Your Taxes
Don’t book that trip around the world just yet.

Your Best Money Moves for March
What to do to get ready for spring.

Amp Up Your 401(k) No Matter How Much You Earn
Give your savings a boost.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Household-Budget1Today’s top story: Why treating your household like a business could help your budget. Also in the news: The money moves you need to make right now, why it’s going to get tougher to get a student loan, and how to take advantage of the home office deduction.

How to Manage Your Household Budget Like a Business
Thinking of your home as a business can help keep your budget on track.

The Money Moves to Stop Procrastinating and Take Care of Now
No more excuses.

The Student Loan Rule Change That Could Hurt Parents With Bad Credit
Getting a student loan just became more difficult.

Tax Season: Demystifying the Home Office Deduction
Making sure your home office is legitimate.

Nationwide ad meant to be jarring
The insurance company defends depressing Super Bowl ad.