Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The single parent’s guide to life insurance. Also in the news: How to pay your taxes with a credit card if you must, life insurance and suicide, and how to prepare your kids for “adulting.”

The Single Parent’s Guide to Life Insurance
Protecting your children’s future.

If You Insist on Paying Taxes With a Credit Card, Here’s How
Don’t pay more than you already have to.

Does Life Insurance Cover Suicide?
Practical issues to address.

Here’s how to prepare your kids for ‘adulting’
Having the “money talk.”

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Credit dangers faced by single parents. Also in the news: Financial advice on repeat, how saving for retirement is like sports, and the worst financial lessons kids learn from television.

The Credit Dangers That Single Parents Face
Building credit can be difficult.

Why You Need to Hear the Same Financial Advice Over and Over
Hit the repeat button.

The Offense and Defense of Retirement Savings
It takes a team effort.

4 of the Worst Financial Lessons on Kids TV Shows
Too many money trees.

6 Ways to Save on Glasses or Contacts
Save money and get a clearer view of the world.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Personal finance tips for single parents. Also in the news: Overlooked tax deductions, deciphering credit card offers, and upgrading a forgotten 401(k).

5 Personal Finance Tips for Single Parents
Planning for emergencies is key.

5 Tax Deductions That Are Typically Overlooked
Don’t shortchange your deductions.

How to Read a Credit Card Offer
Pay close attention to the fine print.

Upgrading forgotten 401(k)s
Reclaiming your retirement.

How A Personal Finance Journalist Manages Her Own Money
Learning from the experts.