Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The increase in identity theft makes checking your credit an absolute necessity. Also in the news: How to prepare your college freshman for financial realities, how to pay off your debt for good, and five ways small businesses can get the most out of their credit cards.

Another Reason You Really Need to Remember to Check Your Credit
Staying on top of your credit is absolutely vital.

How to Prepare Your Child for the Financial Realities of Freshman Year
Better get used to ramen, kid.

Step-By-Step Guide: How To Pay Off Debt For Good
Could this method work for you?

Small-Business Credit Card Basics: 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Card
Always paying on time is key.

Review and Improve Your Budget With These Three Questions
Using your money on what truly matters most.