Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What kids can learn about money by having a savings account. Also in the news: A guide to debt management, the easiest way to cut your 2015 tax bill, and how Uncle Sam is trying to help you save.

What a Savings Account Can Teach Your Child About Money
Good money habits start early.

How Does Debt Management Work?
A guide to wrangling your debt.

Here’s the Easiest Way to Cut Your Tax Bill Now
There’s still time to shelter some of your income.

How Uncle Sam wants to help you get ready to retire
The government wants you to start saving.

In debt and need cash? Payday loans are not your only option. RSVP for the NerdWallet & NAACP webinar on March 1 at 5pm to learn about alternatives.