Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Mortgage Outlook in March. Also in the news: Balancing Hopes, Dreams and a Low-Paying College Major, Smart Money podcast on the tax, and how to safely tap home equity in a financial emergency.

Mortgage Outlook: Rates Could Keep Climbing in March
Mortgage rates are more likely to go up than go down in March.

Balancing Hopes, Dreams and a Low-Paying College Major
Liberal arts grads face longer odds compared with science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees, but a well-chosen humanities major doesn’t have to be a vow of poverty.

Smart Money Podcast: The Tax Episode
Sean and Liz discuss deductions, credits and how to know when to call in a tax pro.

How to Safely Tap Home Equity in a Financial Emergency
Understand the costs and risks of borrowing against your home equity before tapping into it.