Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: More than half of college students don’t check their credit scores. Also in the news: Avoiding common home buying mistakes, the habits of successful savers, and three employee benefits you may be missing.

More Than Half of Students Don’t Check Their Credit Scores
A very big mistake.

How To Avoid Common Home Buying Mistakes
Don’t turn your home into a money pit.

6 Habits of Highly Successful Savers
Learning from the best.

3 Sweet Employee Benefits You May Be Missing
You may be leaving money on the table.

What’s a Tax Consultant, and Do You Need One?
Deciding when you need tax help.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: Balance transfer mistakes to avoid. Also in the news: What to do with an unexpected windfall, the savings cell phone carriers don’t want you to know about, and the eight loans to use for paying college tuition.

4 Balance Transfer Credit Card Mistakes
Making sure your transfers go smoothly.

Got a load of unexpected cash? Here’s what to do
What a great problem to have!

Savings Big Cell Carriers Don’t Want You to Know About
Contracts are becoming a thing of the past.

Use These 8 Loans To Pay For College in 2015-2016
Not all at once, of course.

Avoid “Keeping Up With the Frugals” to Improve Your Finances
It’s not a race to see who’s the cheapest.