Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Hackers steal close to five million hospital records. Also in the news: When to get your student a credit card, why a mini-retirement could restart your career, and the three powers of attorney everyone needs.

Hospitals Say Hackers Stole Records of 4.5 Million Patients
Community Health Systems operates 206 hospitals in 29 states.

Getting Your Student a Credit Card
Testing their personal responsibility.

Why a Mini-Retirement May Rejuvenate Your Career
And save you money at the same time.

Three Powers of Attorney Everyone Needs
The essentials for protecting yourself.

How Do You Stay Motivated With Your Financial Goals?
Keeping your eyes on the prize.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

images (2)Today’s top story: The importance of having your affairs in order. Also in the news: Why you should save more for retirement, when it’s time to take over your parents’ finances, and when to smash the piggy bank containing your emergency fund.

A Cautionary Tale: Get Your Affairs In Order Now
Don’t let the biggest decisions in your life be left to chance.

5 Steps To Retraining Your Brain To Save More For Retirement
It’s not just about when you retire; it’s also how you retire.

How to Swoop In and Manage Your Parents’ Finances
Before it’s too late.

When Should I Dip Into My Emergency Fund?
What constitutes an actual emergency?

5 Last Minute Apps to Help You Get Through Tax Season
Your phone or tablet isn’t just for Candy Crush.