Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

holiday-tipping-dont-let-it-wipe-you-outToday’s top story: Tips to save more for retirement in 2017. Also in the news: Why the key to saving may be in your head, why skipping a payment at the holidays is a bad idea, and a guide to holiday tipping.

Retirement Anxiety? 3 Tips to Save More in 2017
Starting the new year off on the right foot.

The Key to Saving May Be in Your Head
Time to look inward.

Skip a Payment? Those Offers Are No Holiday for Your Budget
Reading the fine print.

Tips on Holiday Tipping
Who and how much?

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How small choices can have a big impact on your finances. Also in the news: 9 things that can trigger an IRS audit, how to organize your financial documents, and 10 tax breaks for homeowners.

Small Choices Have a Big Impact on Your Finances
Why some become rich and others stay broke.

9 Things That Could Trigger an IRS Audit
How to avoid a second look.

How to Organize Your Financial Documents
Tackling that huge pile of paper on your desk.

10 homeowner tax breaks you should be taking advantage of
Don’t leave money on the table.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to trick yourself into saving money. Also in the news: Retirement savings for Millennials, how to save $5 a day, and how to plan for retirement as a single person.

Financial Experts Reveal 7 Ways to Trick Yourself into Saving Money
You won’t even notice you’re doing it!

Millennial Investing: A Beginner’s Guide to Retirement Saving
You won’t be young forever.

15 Ways to Save $5 a Day
$5 a day adds up quickly.

How to Plan for Retirement as a Single Person
Preparing for the future.

Beware the “Coupon High” That Makes You Spend More
Just because you have a coupon doesn’t mean you have to use it.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

downloadToday’s top story: How a secured credit card could help you build your credit. Also in the news: Generations X and Y race to prepare for retirement, how to handle your debt when you’ve lost your job, and an identity theft reveals how he empties your bank account.

The Best Secured Credit Cards in America
How to build or improve your credit.

Gen X Vs. Gen Y: How Retirement Ready Is Each Generation?
Which generation is best prepared for retirement?

What to Do About Debt When You’ve Lost Your Job
You cannot ignore it.

An Identity Thief Explains the Art of Emptying Your Bank Account
It’s shockingly easy.

4 phone calls that can save you a ton of money
Savings are just a phone call away.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

thumbs_up_mature_woman-resized-600Today’s top story: Phone calls that can save you money. Also in the news: How to slash your tax liability in retirement, handling the financial challenges of caring for aging parents, and a guide to repaying your student loans.

4 Phone Calls That Can Save You a Ton of Money
Savings could be just a quick phone call away.

5 ways to slash your tax liability in retirement
Keeping more money in your pocket.

How to handle the financial challenges of caring for aging parents
Navigating through tough waters.

The A-to-Z Guide to Repaying Your Student Loans
All your repayment options.

Would you trust a robot with your finances?
But still no flying cars.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How a secret email address could protect you from identity theft. Also in the news: How to beat the banks, how to raise money-savvy kids, and 21 great personal finance tips.

The Simple Email Trick That Could Protect Your Identity
The benefits of a secret email address.

Where the Banks Earn, You Lose – So Here’s How to Win
Beating the banks at their own game.

12 Ways To Raise Financially Confident Kids At Every Age
Starting them off on the right foot.

How to save money: 21 great personal finance tips
How to make saving money easier.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

321562-data-breachesToday’s top story: The big security threats headed our way in the new year. Also in the news: How to beef up your savings, what millennials should discuss before marriage, and tips on managing your credit cards in the new year.

The Big Scams & Security Threats to Watch Out for in 2015
If you thought 2014 was bad…

7 Ways to Beef Up Your Savings
Give your savings a workout.

4 Financial Issues Millennials Need to Discuss Before Marriage
Putting everything out in the open.

10 Tips for Managing Credit Cards in 2015
How to do a better job in the new year.

How Will You Keep Your Financial Resolutions?
You must commit.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Energy_vampireToday’s top story: How to reduce your energy bill by killing off “energy vampires.” Also in the news: Tips on lowering your teen’s car insurance, hazards every student loan borrower should know, and what 2015’s retirement fund contribution limits will be.

This Tool Calculates How much You Pay for “Energy Vampires”
Driving a stake through your energy bill.

6 Tips to Lower the Cost of Your Teen’s Car Insurance
Unfortunately, they won’t lower your blood pressure.

6 Hazards Every Student Loan Borrower Should Beware Of
Don’t set yourself up for failure.

IRS Announces 2015 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits For 401(k)s And More
Find out what changes are in store.

The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets
Start strategizing for holiday travel.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

homebuyerToday’s top story: How to help a family member buy a house. Also in the news: Personal finance mythbusting, easy ways for retirees to cut spending, and how to get good financial advice for free.

The Right Way to Help a Family Member Buy a Home
Making the process easier for both of you.

Why These 4 Personal Finance Myths Perpetuate Money Problems
Some long overdue mythbusting.

Retirees: 9 easy ways to cut spending
How to painlessly reduce your spending.

How You Can Get Good Financial Advice for Free
Take advantage of free Certified Financial Planner days.

Keep Track of Your Hourly Wage, Even If You’re Salaried
Your time is as valuable as your money.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

1381460521Today’s top story: How to stop your budget from leaking money. Also in the news: How to help your kid buy a home, how medical bills could sabotage your retirement, and how to get a friend to finally pay back the money you let them borrow.

How to Plug Leaks in Your Budget
Stopping the slow drip of money.

4 Ways to Help Your Kid Buy a Home
That’s one way to get them to move out.

4 Ways A Large Medical Bill Could Sabotage Your Retirement (And What To Do About It)
How to deal with the unexpected.

3 Reasons You’re Having Trouble Collecting an Insurance Payout
Working through the red tape.

8 Ways to Get Friends to Repay a Personal Loan
Without having to end the friendship.