Thursday’s need-to-know money news

635522783074355959-holiday-cardsToday’s top story: The most dangerous threat to your identity. Also in the news: How to stop living paycheck-to-paycheck, how to improve your credit score by separating business from pleasure, and the Social Security fix that could hurt your retirement.

The Most Dangerous Identity Theft Threat
What you need to watch out for.

How to Stop Living the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Lifestyle
Time to start saving.

Will Fixing Social Security Hurt Your Retirement?
How a fix could hurt your bottom line.

How to Improve Your Credit Score by Separating Business From Pleasure
Separate expense categories are essential.

If You Hired Mo’ Money Taxes To Prepare Your Return, You Continue To Have Mo’ Problems
Catchy commercial, bad company.