Monday’s need-to-know money news

mortgage2Today’s top story: How to shave years off of your mortgage. Also in the news: When refinancing your student loans is a bad idea, how to reach your financial goals by using the car pedal system, and why it’s time to prepare for the robo 401(k).

How to Shave Years Off a 30-Year Mortgage
How to pay off your mortgage faster by using your lender’s money.

4 Times Refinancing Student Loans Can Be A Costly Mistake
Things to consider before refinancing.

Reach Your Financial Goals With the “Gas or Brake” Test for Money Decisions
Which pedal will you hit?

Ready for the Robo-401(k)?
Get ready for 401(k) automation.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How your house payments can unexpectedly increase. Also in the news: Why grandparents should be careful with 529 plans, why right now could be the right time to refinance your student loans, and six reasons why early retirement could be a mistake.

4 Ways Your House Payment Could Unexpectedly Go Up
Don’t get caught off guard.

Grandparents: Don’t Make a 529 Plan Mistake
529 disbursements come with some risks.

Now Could Be the Right Time to Refinance Your Student Loans
Taking stock of your student loan situation.

6 reasons early retirement might be wrong for you
What sounds like a good idea might not be.