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.