Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Tax mistakes newlyweds make and how to avoid them. Also in the news: What financial documents are safe to shred, how to rebuild your credit after a bankruptcy, and tips on negotiating a higher salary.

5 Tax Mistakes Newlyweds Make
It’s a whole new tax world.

Drowning in bank statements, etc.? Here’s what you can toss
Fire up the shredder!

How To Rebuild Your Credit Before Turning 45
Life post-bankruptcy.

Negotiate a Higher Salary With This Simple Formula
Getting what you’re worth.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

payday-loansToday’s top story: The dangerous trap of online payday loans. Also in the news: How to erase your credit card late fees, the best way to ask for a raise, and how to survive financially when needing time off from work.

Consumers Warned About Pitfalls of Online Payday Loans
An immediate solution can cause long term problems.

Your Personal Finance Weapon Is Within Reach: Erase Credit Card Late Fees
Banks are showing more willingness to forgive.

The best way to ask for a raise
Practice, practice, practice.

3 Ways to Take Time Off Work Without Destroying Your Finances
How to minimize the financial damage.

J.P. Morgan says about 76 million households affected by cyber breach
Another day, another massive security breach.