Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 7 ways to manage Medicare drug costs. Also in the news: Prep for hiring your first employee with these 6 steps, how to have a retirement worth saving for, and how to buy and sell a house at the same time.

7 Ways to Manage Medicare Drug Costs
Medicare beneficiaries with pricey drugs can face high out-of-pocket costs. Here are some ways to lower the tab.

Ready to Hire Your First Employee? Prep With These 6 Steps
To hire successfully, business owners need to understand their finances, find professional support and more.

How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For
A happy retirement isn’t all about money. Make a plan for health, social connection and day-to-day enjoyment.

How to Buy and Sell a House at the Same Time

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 7 tactics to help car-buying newbies bargain like a boss. Also in the news: 5 ways to save energy during the dog days of summer, what you need to know about buying a house in 2018, and how a freelancer turned dog sitting into a successful side gig.

7 Tactics to Help Car-Buying Newbies Bargain Like a Boss
Don’t be intimidated.

5 Ways to Save Energy During the Dog Days of Summer
Staying cool.

Buying a House in 2018: What You Need to Know
Things have changed a bit.

How a Freelancer Turned Dog Sitting Into a Successful Side Gig
Getting your side hustle on.