Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Global Entry travelers now have an 18-month renewal grace period. Also in the news: College students can get more aid during the Coronavirus crisis, 4 ways to travel cheaply during an economic downturn, and choose a student loan repayment program with this calculator.

Global Entry Travelers Now Have an 18-Month Renewal Grace Period
An extended renewal period due to COVID-19.

College Students Can Get More Aid During the Coronavirus Crisis
Three ways to find help.

4 Ways to Travel Cheaply During a Recession
Traveling during an economic downturn.

Choose a Student Loan Repayment Plan With This Calculator
Finding the plan that works best for you.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

2Today’s top story: 4 steps to managing your parents’ bank accounts. Also in the news: How banks boost overdrafts by counting big debits first, how to determine whether to pay down debt or save for retirement, and mistakes to avoid when choosing a financial advisor.

4 Steps to Managing Your Parents’ Bank Accounts
Taking the reins.

Many Banks Boost Overdrafts by Counting Big Debits First, Report Says
Putting transcations in a certain order can guarantee overdraft fees.

This Calculator Will Tell You Whether to Pay Down Debt or Save for Retirement
Which should you choose?

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Picking a Financial Advisor
Selecting the right one for your needs.