Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Charged an overdraft fee? Expect to pay $35 at banks, $26 at credit unions. Also in the news: This year’s important Black Friday dates, how to catch up on holiday savings, and why you shouldn’t use credit apps as a substitute for checking your credit report.

Charged an Overdraft Fee? Expect to Pay $35 at Banks, $26 at Credit Unions
Something to consider when choosing where to put your money.

When Is Black Friday? Hint: It’s Not Just One Day
Important dates to keep in mind.

No holiday savings yet? Here’s how to build your funds fast
There’s still time to catch up.

Don’t Use Credit Apps as a Substitute for Checking Your Credit Report
You still need to make sure your report is accurate.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to choose your first credit card. Also in the news: Creating a secret financial goal number, unnecessary purchases that are killing your budget, and how to decide between a bank or a credit union.

You’re Finally Getting Your First Credit Card: How to Choose
Finding the card that best suits your needs.

Create a “Secret Number” to Make Your Financial Goal More Specific
Having a personalized number will help keep your goal in sight.

10 Unnecessary Purchases That Are Eating Up Your Budget
Small everyday purchases can add up to big bucks.

The Pros and Cons of a Credit Union Versus a Bank
Which one is right for you?

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Save on Taxes
How to keep more money in your pocket instead of the government’s.