Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Dodge these 5 tax mistakes. Also in the news: How to pay for expensive transgender surgeries, how to lower your energy bill, and the rare instances when student loans can be forgiven.

Dodge These 5 Tax Mistakes
Common mistakes to avoid.

How to Pay for Expensive Transgender Surgeries
Exploring the options.

How to Lower Your Energy Bill
Examining the physics behind your energy use.

These Are the Rare Instances in Which Student Loans Can Be Forgiven
Very rare.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

siblingsToday’s top story: How couples can talk about money without a blowup. Also in the news: Amazon Prime Day, tax mistakes to avoid, and how to make good financial decisions.

How Couples Can Talk Money Without a Blowup
Remembering what’s important.

Prime Day Kicks Off With Low Prices on Amazon Kindle, Echo and More
Bargain hunting.

11 Big Tax Mistakes to Avoid
Proceed with caution.

How to Make Good Financial Decisions
Thinking before you spend.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

taxesToday’s top story: The biggest tax mistake Millennials make. Also in the news: The 10 best Tax Day sales and freebies, the pros and cons of paying off debt early, and how to decide how big your emergency fund should be.

The biggest tax mistakes Millennials make
Don’t overlook these deductions.

10 Best Tax Day Sales, Deals and Freebies
Making Tax Day more tolerable.

The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Debts Early
Fixing one problem could create another.

Decide How Big Your Emergency Fund Should Be With the 3-6-9 Guideline
Don’t be left in a lurch.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

FICO-score-calculation-300x281Today’s top story: How to tank your good credit. Also in the news: What to buy (and skip) this month, why US schools are getting a failing grade for financial literacy, and the top tax mistakes made by Millennials.

5 Fast Ways to Tank Your Good Credit Score
Avoid these at all costs.

What to Buy (and Skip) in February
Time to pull the trigger on that new TV you’ve been eyeing.

US schools get failing grade for financial literacy education
What are your kids learning?

5 Tax Mistakes Made by Millennials
How to avoid them.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Tax mistakes newlyweds make and how to avoid them. Also in the news: What financial documents are safe to shred, how to rebuild your credit after a bankruptcy, and tips on negotiating a higher salary.

5 Tax Mistakes Newlyweds Make
It’s a whole new tax world.

Drowning in bank statements, etc.? Here’s what you can toss
Fire up the shredder!

How To Rebuild Your Credit Before Turning 45
Life post-bankruptcy.

Negotiate a Higher Salary With This Simple Formula
Getting what you’re worth.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

22856641_SAToday’s top story: What you need to know about IRA conversions and college financial aid. Also in the news: Avoiding costly tax mistakes, tips for buying a home when you’re in debt, and five things you didn’t know about a 529 plan.

Roth IRA Conversions And College Aid: Timing Is Everything
How a conversion could affect your child’s financial aid eligibility.

Ten Tax Tips to Avoid Costly Mistakes
Pay close attention to detail.

2 Strategies for Buying a Home When You’re in Debt
The important questions you need to ask yourself.

5 Secrets You Didn’t Know About A 529 Plan
The sooner you begin saving, the better.

How TransUnion’s IPO Could Affect Your Credit Score
What going public could mean for you.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to manage your credit cards while traveling abroad. Also in the news: The biggest financial mistakes each generation makes, tax mistakes you need to avoid, and how to protect your bank account from being looted by cyber criminals.

5 Credit Card Tips for Traveling Abroad
Don’t get hit with heavy fees.

3 biggest financial mistakes made by each generation
Which one is yours?

9 Tax Mistakes You Should Never Make
Simple errors that could end up costing a lot.

5 Ways to Keep Your Bank Account From Being Looted
Protecting your money.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The retirement moves baby boomers should consider this year. Also in the news: Predictions about the economy, avoiding money scams, and the hottest real estate markets in the country.

5 Retirement Moves Boomers Should Make in 2014
Start learning about Social Security benefits.

5 Predictions About Your Money and the Economy in 2014
Could the economy get back on track?

4 Outrageous Scams Consumers Fall For
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you.

10 hottest housing markets for 2014
Getting the most bang for your housing bucks.

Wait! Don’t make these common (and costly) tax mistakes
Filing close to the deadline could put you at risk for identity theft.