Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: NerdWallet’s best bank accounts and credit unions of 2017. Also in the news: Tips for investing in your 30s, using apps to save money without thinking, and the five biggest tax breaks for the self-employed.

NerdWallet’s Best Bank Accounts and Credit Unions of 2017
Where you should do business.

5 Tips for Investing in Your 30s
Taking the long view.

Want to Save Money Without Thinking? Try These Apps
You won’t even notice.

5 biggest tax breaks for the self-employed
How to keep more of your money.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Advice from people who paid off student loans. Also in the news: How to turn a bad day into a tax break, why Austin, Texas is the best city for job seekers, and the bank account score agencies you’ve never heard of.

Advice From 3 People Who Paid Off Student Loan DebtTips from the experts.

How to Turn a Bad Day Into a Tax Break
Looking for the silver lining.

Study: Austin, Texas, Is the Best City for Job Seekers in 2017
Head to the Lone Star State.

The bank account scoring agencies you’ve never heard of
ChexSystem and Early Warning Services.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

help-parents-manage-moneyToday’s top story: What retailers don’t want you to know about Black Friday. Also in the news: What to know about tax breaks for disabled individuals, how managing your money is like losing weight, and three retirement tips your not thinking about.

4 Things Retailers Don’t Want You to Know About Black Friday
You might not be getting the best deals.

What to Know About Tax Breaks for Disabled Individuals
Taking advantage of deductions.

How Managing Your Finances Is Like Losing Weight
One day at a time.

3 retirement tips you’re not thinking about
Tips that fly under the radar.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

retirement-savings3Today’s top story: Tax breaks and loan options to pay for college. Also in the news: Why you should buy a home after school starts, how to refinance your student loans, and how to de-stress your retirement program.

Tax Breaks and Loan Options to Pay for College
Easing the burden.

4 Reasons to Buy a Home After School Starts
Less buyer demand.

How to Refinance Your Student Loans
Getting a better deal.

How to de-stress your retirement plan
Taking a deep breath.

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

taxesToday’s top story: How to write a retirement plan. Also in the news: The tax advantages of homeownership, tax tips for members of the military, and the billions of dollars in unclimed tax refunds.

How to Write a Retirement Plan
It’s a lot simpler than you might think.

Still Renting? You’re Missing These Tax Advantages
Homeownership has its benefits.

7 Tax Tips for Military Members
The IRS has special rules for military members.

The IRS Says They Have $1 Billion in Unclaimed Refunds, So Make Sure to Claim Yours
If you didn’t file taxes in 2012, you could be missing out on hundreds of dollars.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

returnToday’s top story: What retirees need to know about the new Social Security deadline. Also in the news: States with no income tax, tax breaks for getting older, and why you need an “Armageddon Fund.”

What Retirees Need to Know About the New Social Security Deadline
Consider your options carefully.

U.S. States With No Income Tax
In case your recent tax fillings have put you in a relocating mood.

​Get tax breaks just for getting older
With age comes wisdom AND tax breaks.

Create an “Armageddon Fund” to Save for a Major Emergency and Still Earn Interest
Your emergency fund just got scarier.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

o-CREDIT-REPORT-facebookToday’s top story: Tips on improving your credit score by Labor Day. Also in the news: How to get credit bureaus to remove errors from your credit report, the money moves college graduates should make, and how to decide between a credit card or a personal loan.

How to Improve Your Credit Score By Labor Day
Boosting your score over the summer.

5 Ways to Get Credit Bureaus to Remove Errors From Your Report
Be persistent.

Top 5 Money Moves to Make After Graduation
Don’t let your student loan debt overwhelm you.

Credit Card vs. Personal Loan: Which One Should I Get?
The pros and cons of both.

Catch The Company Stock Tax Break While You Can
The window is closing on a little known tax break.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: A dangerous new type of identity theft is on the rise. Also in the news: Tax breaks overlooked by small business owners, how CD loans could cover short-term needs, and the first thing to do when you get a new credit card.

The Surprising Kind of Identity Theft You Probably Haven’t Heard Of
Medical identity theft is wreaking havoc.

5 Tax Breaks Overlooked By Small Business Owners
Don’t miss out.

CD Loans Offer an Alternative to Cover Short-Term Needs
The pros and cons.

The First Thing to Do When You Get a New Credit Card
Don’t just put it in your wallet.

5 Financial Things Everyone Should Do in Their 20s
Starting off on the right foot.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Credit report red flags that only your lender can see. Also in the news: What to do when you receive a windfall, how financial literacy can help fight domestic violence, and important tax info for freelancers.

4 Credit Report Red Flags You Don’t See – But Your Lender Does
Secret warning signs only your lender can see.

3 Things to Do When a Bunch of Money Falls in Your Lap
Think twice before buying the sports car.

How Financial Literacy Can Fight Domestic Violence
Knowledge is power.

25 Financial Terms Everyone Should Know
There may be a quiz!

Important Tax Basics for Freelancers
Sorting through the confusion.