Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Financial tips for the unexpectedly unemployed. Also in the news: The real costs of using a payday loan for holiday shopping, everything you need to know about the 2016 FAFSA, and what you should do with your year-end bonus.

Financial Tips For The Unexpectedly Unemployed
Don’t panic.

What It Really Costs to Use Payday Loans for Holiday Shopping
The interest rates could shock you.

FAFSA Application: Everything You Need to Know in 2016
Preparing for financial aid madness.

What to Do (and Not to Do) With Your Year-End Bonus
Resist temptation!

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: Planning for you child’s college costs. Also in the news: How to destroy your debt in 2015, the crucial steps in setting up your first 401(k), and what you should do with your year-end bonus.

How to Plan for Your Child’s College Costs
The sooner you get started, the better.

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Start Killing Your Debt Next Year
Your debt won’t know what hit it.

3 Crucial Steps to Setting Up Your First 401(k)
Starting off on the right foot.

What to do with your year-end bonus
Don’t spend it all in one place.

Make Sure Your Retirement Savings Last With the “Bucket” Method
Filling the buckets for peace of mind.