Friday’s need-to-know money news

Pile of Credit CardsToday’s top story: The best credit card tips for March. Also in the news: Two smart paths for student loan borrowers, a 401(k) mistake to avoid, and how to get a tax deduction for supporting your child’s school.

NerdWallet’s Best Credit Card Tips for March 2016
Head into spring by maximizing your rewards.

The Road to Being Debt-Free: Two Smart Paths for Student Loan Borrowers
Income-driven repayment plans could make your life much easier.

You could be making this 401(k) mistake
Don’t cheat yourself out of money.

How To Get A Tax Deduction For Supporting Your Child’s School
Those routine school donations can go a long way.