Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 7 ways to lower your cable bill. Also in the news: The rate of mortgage approvals in each state, 5 steps for tracking your monthly expenses, and a beginner’s guide to filling out a W-4.

7 Ways to Lower Your Cable Bill
Cutting the cord.

The Rate of Mortgage Approvals in Each State
Where does your state rank?

5 Steps for Tracking Your Monthly Expenses
Keeping a detailed record.

A Beginner’s Guide to Filling out Your W-4
Taking it one step at a time.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: The right card to get when you’re looking to build or rebuild your credit. Also in the news: How to cut your monthly expenses, what you need to know about renter’s insurance, and the habits of successful early retirees.

5 Credit Cards to Help You Build Credit
Cards that can help you establish or rebuild credit.

Ways to slash your monthly expenses
How to make your monthly expenses more manageable.

8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Renter’s Insurance
Protecting your belongings.

The 9 Habits of Highly Successful Early Retirees
Could you follow in their footsteps?

The 20 Worst (and 20 Best) Cities For Saving Money
Did yours make the list?

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

imagesToday’s top story: five money mistakes we all make. Also in the news: the high costs of commuting, which monthly payments you should keep or drop, and exposing the hidden fees that eat up your retirement savings.

5 Money Mistakes Even Diligent Savers Make
And how to avoid them.

The High Cost of Your Daily Commute
All that time spent in the car can add up quickly.

12 Monthly Payments You Should Add – or Drop
To keep or not keep Netflix?

FeeX Exposes the Hidden Fees that Eat Up Your Retirement Savings
A warning system for fee deductions.

10 tips for grocery shopping on a budget
This year’s crazy weather has driven up the cost of food.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailProtecting yourself from insurance fraud, the best time to close a credit card, and when straying from your monthly budget can be a good thing.

What You Should Know About Buying a Fixer-Upper
Don’t let your new purchase become a money pit.

Eight Ways to Help Protect Yourself From Insurance Fraud
How to avoid becoming a victim.

How aging impacts our financial decisions
Some of the first warning signs of cognitive decline can be found in how we manage our finances.

Is There Ever a Good Time to Close a Credit Card?
The answer may surprise you.

When Trying to Stick to a Monthly Budget Just Doesn’t Make Sense
Preparing for life’s stumbling blocks.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Credit Check 1 How to cure your financial jealousy, steps to improve your credit score, and understanding the Affordable Care Act.

How to Combat Financial Envy
The greener grass isn’t always the better grass.

5 Budget Busters Draining Your Wallet
Simple changes to monthly expenses could make a big difference.

5 Steps to Improving Your Credit Score
Paying attention to your credit reports are key.

4 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card
Loans can be a big help.

Obamacare 101: Your Questions Answered
Understanding the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare