Friday’s need-to-know money news

indexToday’s top story: The lies we tell to save a little money. Also in the news: The danger of confusing personal and business expenses on your taxes, how $1,000 invested at birth could be a game changer, and five changes you need to know about this year’s taxes.

Survey: Men, Students, Parents Among Those Most Likely to Say Money Lies Are OK
The lies we tell to save a little cash.

Confusing Personal With Business On Your Taxes Can Mean IRS Penalties Or Jail
Be careful where you list those deductions.

How $1,000 Invested at Birth Could Change Everything
Could “KidSave” accounts be the answer to retirement nest eggs?

5 Changes You Must Know About Before Filing Your Taxes This Year
More than just the filing date has changed.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

check-credit-report-easilyToday’s top story: Five credit reports you may not know about. Also in the news: Money gift ideas for the holidays, why your nest egg could be at risk next year, and the top money scams affecting your pocketbook.

5 Credit Reports You Don’t Know About But Should
How’s your casino credit?

5 Money Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Financially creative gift giving.

5 Reasons Why Your Nest Egg Could be at Risk in 2016
Looking towards the future.

12 Top Scams Affecting Your Pocketbook
The latest scams you need to watch out for.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

mortgage2Today’s top story: Common mortgage roadblocks and how to fix them. Also in the news: How to make your retirement nest egg last longer, why you should try haggling when renting an apartment, and ten back-to-school supplies that teachers say are a waste of money.

4 Common Mortgage Killers & How to Survive Them
Common roadblocks and how to fix them.

Dreaming of Early Retirement? Make Your Nest Egg Last Longer
Retiring a decade early? It could be done.

Why you should always try to haggle when renting an apartment.
It’s rare, but possible!

Teachers Say Don’t Waste Money On These 10 Back-To-School Supplies
Don’t overspend.

Being a Bridesmaid or Groomsman With No Financial Regrets
How to celebrate a big day without the big expenses.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: A major data breach hits the IRS. Also in the news: Protecting your credit while traveling overseas, how to build an emergency budget, and how to prepare financially to become a stay-at-home parent.

Identity Thieves Got Private Data for 104,000 U.S. Taxpayers
Another week, another massive data breach.

4 Ways to Protect Your Credit Back Home While Traveling Overseas
How to avoid coming home to a mess.

How to Build an Emergency Budget (and Why You Need One)
Handling the unexpected.

How to Get Financially Ready to Be a Stay-at-Home Parent
Preparing for a major life change.

4 Ways To Avoid Outliving Your Nest Egg
Timing is everything.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Old Woman Hand on CaneA September financial to-do list, the benefits of having multiple bank accounts, and why being cheap could make you more attractive to other people.

5 Credit Mistakes Older Americans Make
Paying attention to your credit is especially important as you get older.

The Financial Moves You Should Make in September
How to prepare for upcoming holiday expenses.

How Many Bank Accounts do you Need?
The pros and cons of multiple bank accounts.

Hands Off That 401(k)! 3 Reasons You Should Not Touch Your Retirement Savings
Why it’s a bad idea to disturb your nest egg.

Are frugal people more attractive?
Could being thrifty lead to romance?