Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to afford your meds and support your health. Also in the news: A new episode of the Smart Money podcast on reducing child care costs, what the S&P bear market means for you, and why you might want to hold off traveling until September.

How to Afford Your Meds and Support Your Health
The cost of prescription drugs in the U.S. can be enough to make you sick.

Smart Money Podcast: Nerdy Deep Dive: How to Reduce Child Care Costs
This week’s episode is a Nerdy deep dive into the cost of child care.

What Does the S&P 500 Bear Market Mean for You?
As of market close Monday, June 13, the S&P 500 has officially entered a bear market.

Don’t Forget: Travel Prices Usually Fall in September
We know it’s tempting to get out traveling again, but waiting until fall could be a big money-saver.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Amazon Prime hits $119. You’ll probably pay it. Also in the news: Understanding a bear market, 5 money mistakes 20-somethings make, and the 3 best reasons to rent your home instead of buying.

Amazon Prime Hits $119. You’ll Probably Pay It.
It’s about more than just free shipping.

What Is a Bear Market?
Investment prices are dropping.

Ask Brianna: 5 Money Mistakes 20-Somethings Make
How to side step them.

The 3 best reasons to rent your home instead of buying
Not every reason is financial.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

refinancingToday’s top story: How to win a bidding war in a hot housing market. Also in the news: How to retire during a bear market, how to get your financial priorities straight, and how to survive an IRS audit.

6 Ways to Win a Bidding War in a Hot Housing Market
Strategies to help you come out a winner.

How to retire in a bear market
Quitting work when the market isn’t cooperating.

Is Your Money Going Where It Needs To? How To Get Your Financial Priorities Straight.
Time to get things sorted.

The IRS Audit Survival Guide
Don’t panic.