Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: NerdWallet’s best credit card tips for May 2017. Also in the news: VA loan funding fees, the best banks for multiple savings accounts, and 401(k) myths you can’t afford to believe.

NerdWallet’s Best Credit Card Tips for May 2017
Which cards you should be considering.

VA Loan Funding Fee: What You’ll Pay and Why in 2017
Don’t be caught off-guard.

Need Multiple Savings Accounts? Here’s Where to Bank
Which banks offer the most bang for your bucks.

401(k) myths you can’t afford to believe
Time for some myth busting.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

types-of-scholarshipsToday’s top story: Companies that help you repay or avoid student loans. Also in the news: Solutions to your retirement fund shortfall, debunking Social Security myths, and why Walmart is suing Visa.

6 Companies That Help You Repay or Avoid Student Loans
Alternative options.

10 Solutions to Your Retirement Fund Shortfall
There’s still time to catch up.

Debunking 3 Big Myths About Social Security
Getting to the truth.

Why Walmart is suing Visa, and what it means for your credit cards
Safety first.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to tell when financial advisors are worth the fee. Also in the news: Making your personal finances fun, how to prepare financially for starting a family, and uncovering tax myths.

Are Financial Advisors Worth the Fee?
When it’s time to call in the pros.

4 Ways to Make Your Personal Finances Fun
Gamifying your savings.

How To Prepare Financially For Starting A Family
Taking the important first step.

5 Myths About Taxes
Uncle Sam wants money from those weekend side gigs.