Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How financing a vacation with a credit card could ruin your fun. Also in the news: How immigrants can plan a comfortable retirement, how one immigrant started her financial journey in the U.S., and what to do if your defined benefit pension plan is frozen.

How Financing a Vacation with Credit Cards Could Ruin Your Fun
When the bill comes due.

How Immigrants Can Plan a Comfortable Retirement
Discovering which benefits you’re entitled to.

How One Immigrant Started Her Financial Journey in the U.S.
Studying personal finance is key.

Retirement: What to do if your defined benefit pension plan is frozen
Time for a back-up plan.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Building credit with a small income. Also in the news: The best time to buy virtually anything, how to make sure you can afford your next vacation, and demystifying credit card inquiries.

How to build credit if you have a small income
Strategic spending can build your credit.

The Best Months to Buy Everything
Waiting for the right month can save you money.

5 Ways to Make Sure You Can Afford Your Next Vacation
Budgeting for paradise.

The Most Misunderstood Part of Your Credit Report
Understanding inquiries.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Smart PhoneHow to avoid mistakes with your credit cards, plan a cheap summer vacation and get personal finance advice in the palm of your hand.

Best Personal Finance Apps of 2013

How your smartphone can make your wallet smarter.

Nine Stupid Things You’re Probably Doing With Your Credit Card
Innocent mistakes can lead to serious problems.

How to Plan a Cheaper Summer Vacation
There’s still time to get away on the cheap.

Good News: Homeowner’s Insurance Covers a Sharknado
Just like an asteroid, falling sharks are covered.