Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 homebuying lessons from last year’s unsuccessful buyers. Also in the news: A new episode of the Smart Money podcast on No Spend Month and making money while raising kids, why you can expect to pay more for car insurance this year, and why banks are eliminating overdraft fees.

5 Homebuying Lessons From Last Year’s Unsuccessful Buyers
Buying a home in 2022 won’t be easy, but learning from last year’s challenges might give you the edge that you need to succeed.

Smart Money Podcast: No-Spend Month, and Making Money While Raising Kids
How to make a no-spend month work for you.

Why You Can Expect to Pay More for Car Insurance This Year
Rising car prices, supply-chain and labor shortages, plus minimal rate increases last year are leading to an expected surge in car insurance costs.

Why Banks Are Eliminating Overdraft Fees
More banks are reducing or eliminating overdraft fees on customer accounts because of increased competition.