Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The Ashley Madison hack has exposed the information of over 30 million people. Also in the news: Why young people need estate planning, how being lazy costs you money, and how that generous gift from your grandparents could affect your financial aid.

Life After Ashley Madison: How to Operate in a World Without Secrets
If you’ve ever used the site, your identity is now at risk.

Young People Need Estate Planning Too
You know what they say about death and taxes.

How being lazy costs you money
Snap out of it!

Know How College Savings Gifts Can Affect Your Financial Aid Eligibility
It’s all about the FAFSA.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: The best credit card freebies. Also in the news: Breaking bad money habits, the worst states for retirement, and apps that can save you money while shopping.

8 Credit Cards With Freebies
Perks from the get go.

5 Ways to Break Your Bad Money Habits
Breaking the cycle.

10 Worst States for Retirement
States to reconsider.

The “Cash Back” Apps That Can Actually Save You Money When Shopping
Take your smartphone shopping.