Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to start investing. Also in the news: Inexpensive online money management classes, social media scams to watch out for, and why your busted March Madness bracket isn’t all bad news.

New to Investing? 4 Steps to Get You Started
Putting your money to work.

Your Guide to Inexpensive Online Money Management Classes
You can’t afford not learning how to manage your money.

3 social media money scams you need to watch out for
If it sounds too good to be true…

Your March Madness Gambling Losses Could Soften the Blow of Tax Season
Your busted bracket isn’t a total disaster.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Cut up cardsThe pros and cons of becoming an estate executor, why you shouldn’t procrastinate when it comes to paying your bills, and what to do when you have too many credit cards.

Should you become the executor of someone’s estate?
Serving as an executor can be both an honor and a nightmare.

Smart financial tips for college students
How to avoid the all-too-common pitfall of collegiate credit card debt.

Are you a financial procrastinator? Six mental hurdles to overcome
Waiting until the very last minute can create a risky pattern of financial behavior.

How to stay clear of online scams
Don’t let scammers deter you from enjoying online bargains.

I Have Too Many Credit Cards. What Do I Do?
Finding the best ways to utilize your credit.