Friday’s need-to-know money news

o-CREDIT-REPORT-facebookToday’s top story: How to buy your kid a good credit score. Also in the news: What keeps us awake at night, what low-income families lose by not having bank accounts, and finance lessons Baby Boomers could learn from Millennials.

How to Buy Your Kid a Good Credit Score for $200
Starting them off on the right foot.

Money, Safety and Privacy Keep Us Awake at Night
What we worry about when we try to sleep.

Low-Income Families Are Most Likely to Skip the Bank Account — and Pay the Price
Losing interest and protection.

5 Finance Lessons Baby Boomers Could Learn From Millennials
Taking advice.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Why you shouldn’t cancel your old credit cards. Also in the news: How to outsmart financial spies, why Millennials should automate their savings, and the biggest money worries in your state.

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Cancel Old Credit Cards
Protecting your debt usage ratio.

12 Tips to Outsmart Financial Spies
Be the James Bond of identity theft.

A Pre-Retiree Message To Millennials — Automate Your Savings
Saving for retirement is essential, and automation makes it easier.

This is the biggest money worry in your state…
What is your state stressing out about?

Friday’s need-to-know money news

scamToday’s top story: How you may be exposing yourself to fraud. Also in the news: Why responsible people can have bad credit scores, tricks advertisers use to make you spend money, and the money nightmares keeping us awake at night.

16 Ways You May Be Exposing Yourself to Fraud
Stop being your own worst enemy.

3 Reasons Responsible People Have Bad Credit Scores
It takes more than just responsibility.

7 Tricks Advertisers Use to Make You Spend Money

These Money Scares Are Keeping Americans Up at Night
Are any of these yours?

30% of people would sell an organ to erase student debt: Survey
Are you one of them?