Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Americans don’t know much about taxes – or that they might get them done for free. Also in the news: 19 ways to save on a wedding, why you shouldn’t buy a salvage title car, and 8 tax tips for people with disabilities (and their caregivers).

Americans Don’t Know Much About Taxes — or That They Might Get Them Done for Free
Stop paying unnecessary tax expenses.

19 Ways to Save on a Wedding
Saving on the wedding means more money for the future.

Why You Shouldn’t (Usually) Buy a Salvage Title Car
Proceed with an abundance of caution.

8 Tax Tips for People With Disabilities (and Their Caregivers)
Maximizing your deductions and making the process easier.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Financial-PlanningToday’s top story: How life insurance companies learn all of your secrets. Also in the news: How to avoid overwhelming student loan debt, questions parents should answer before paying for a wedding, and financial tips to ease the transition from military to civilian life.

How Life Insurance Companies Learn Your Best-Kept Secrets
It’s all in the data.

8 College Planning Tips to Avoid Overwhelming Student Loan Debt
Starting off on the right foot.

Paying for a Wedding: 5 Questions Parents Should Answer Now
Forget about any fancy purchases for a while.

8 Financial Tips To Ease The Transition From Military To Civilian Life
Coping with big changes.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

payday-loansToday’s top story: Covering the costs of long-term care. Also in the news: Discovering tax credits you qualify for, how to save money on your wedding day, and how the government’s new rules will make payday loans a little less terrible.

Covering the Costs of Long-Term Care
Preparing for the future.

What Tax Credits Can I Qualify For?
Finding the “gold nuggets” of the tax world.

10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding Day
Weddings don’t have to cost a fortune.

The government’s new rules will make payday loans less terrible
Easing horrific interest rates.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

mortgage2Today’s top story: Common mortgage roadblocks and how to fix them. Also in the news: How to make your retirement nest egg last longer, why you should try haggling when renting an apartment, and ten back-to-school supplies that teachers say are a waste of money.

4 Common Mortgage Killers & How to Survive Them
Common roadblocks and how to fix them.

Dreaming of Early Retirement? Make Your Nest Egg Last Longer
Retiring a decade early? It could be done.

Why you should always try to haggle when renting an apartment.
It’s rare, but possible!

Teachers Say Don’t Waste Money On These 10 Back-To-School Supplies
Don’t overspend.

Being a Bridesmaid or Groomsman With No Financial Regrets
How to celebrate a big day without the big expenses.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Learning what identity thieves want you to do. Also in the news: Saving money as a wedding guest, market myths that can make you poorer, and how to manage your money emotions.

5 Things Identity Thieves Want You to Do
How to do the opposite.

Tips to Save Money as a Wedding Guest
How to celebrate the happy couple without going broke.

7 market myths that make investors poorer
Mythbusting!

How to Manage Your Money Emotions
Reining in emotional spending.

5 Financial Lessons Everyone Should Learn in Their 30s (Did You?)
It’s never too late.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Split Wedding CakeToday’s top story: How to determine whether to rent or buy. Also in the news: Becoming a better car buyer, how to save during wedding planning, and how to protect your finances during a divorce.

Is It Better to Rent or Buy?
These calculators will help you decide.

3 Ways to Be a Better Car Buyer
Negotiating is key.

6 Secrets From Couples Who Saved Big on Their Weddings
The before.

Keep an Eye on Finances During a Divorce
And the after.

5 Tips to Calculate Your Financial Worth
Knowing what you should be paid is essential during a job hunt.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Could your bad credit score leave you homeless? Also in the news: How your wedding could boost your credit score, the pros and cons of debt consolidation, and how living small could save you big money.

Could a Bad Credit Score Make You Homeless?
Landlords are taking a closer look at potential renters credit scores.

How Smart Wedding Spending can Lift Your Credit
Not going overboard could boost your credit score.

Debt Consolidation: When It Helps, When It Doesn’t
The advantages and disadvantages of consolidating your debt.

Live Small, Save Big: What You Can Learn from Minimalists
How living with less could save you more.

Checkout 51 Saves You Grocery Money Without Clipping Coupons
A new app lets you upload your grocery receipts for instant rebates.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Everything you need to know about the Earned Income Tax Credit. Also in the news: Saving for your wedding, double checking your 1040, and why deducting medical expenses isn’t as easy as you’d think.

Earned Income Tax Credit: The Basics
What you need need to know about this important tax credit.

How to Save for Your Wedding in Less Than a Year
The happiest day of your life doesn’t have to drain your bank account.

Do Some Looking And Thinking Before Signing Form 1040
Making sure you’ve covered the bases.

Claiming medical deductions harder than you think
Because nothing with taxes is ever easy.

Should You Buy an Extended Warranty?
Depends on what you’re purchasing.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Passenger airplane landing on runway in airport.Wedding bells and tax deductions are ringing, using credit cards to pay off student loans, and how to avoid having your identity stolen while on vacation.

Tax Deductions Available for Your Wedding
Could tax deductions be the best wedding gift ever?

Should You Use Credit Card Rewards to Pay Auto, Student Loans?
Cash-back rewards for paying auto and student loans are on the way.

Pre-College Conversations: When to Step in Over Money Matters
When to get involved in your child’s finances.

Do You Have What It Takes to Work From Home?
Working in your pajamas may sound like fun, but it actually requires a lot of discipline.

Vacation is No Time to Abandon Financial Caution
Identity thieves love to prey on tourists.