Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to decide between investing or paying off your mortgage. Also in the news: Using payment apps in college, what you need to know about FHA mortgage insurance, and how to calculate how much an equity offer is worth in salary.

Invest or Pay Off Your Mortgage? How to Decide
Which is the smarter move?

You’re going to college: Time to start using payment apps
Streamlining your finances.

FHA Mortgage Insurance: What You Need to Know
Is it worth the cost?

Calculate How Much Your Equity Offer Is Worth in Terms of Salary
Discovering what you’re worth.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: A simple way to help your credit. Also in the news: Financial fasting, the best financial resolutions for the New Year, and why you’re not being paid what you’re worth.

What’s the Simplest Thing I Can Do to Help My Credit?
This one thing could make a huge difference.

Should You Go on a Financial Fast?
It’s like a diet for your wallet.

The Most Successful Financial New Year’s Resolutions
Which resolutions work and which ones don’t.

5 Reasons You’re Making Less Money than You Should
Stop undervaluing your worth.

ObamaCare and early retirement
How Obamacare could help you retire early.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Five credit card mistakes that you can fix. Also in the news: Staying financially fit in the new year, making 2014 the year you get out of debt, and how to give your paycheck a boost.Credit Check 1

5 Credit Card Mistakes You Can Fix
How to right credit card wrongs.

5 Ways to Stay Financially Fit in 2014
Getting your wallet in shape.

Why 2014 is the year to get out of debt
There’s no better time than the present.

4 Ways You Can Earn More in 2014
Give your paycheck a boost.

How to Cure Your Post-Holiday Financial Hangover
A little hair of the dog won’t help.