Thursday’s need-to-know money news

air-miles-cardToday’s top story: The worst airports in the U.S. for summer travel. Also in the news: 3 smart money moves to make buying a home easier, creating a money map to make sense of your financial plan, and five signs it’s time to shop for a new credit card.

The 10 Worst Airports in the U.S. for Summer Travel and How You Can Cope
Plan ahead.

Make Buying a Home Easier With 3 Smart Money Moves Now
Save money early and regularly.

Create a Money Map to Make Sense of Your Financial Plan
A big picture view.

5 Signs It’s Time to Shop for a New Credit Card
Loyalty doesn’t always pay.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

homebuyerToday’s top story: Housing costs that could increase. Also in the news: How to get out of debt, what you should know about credit card loyalty programs, and surprising ways bad credit can make your life difficult.

4 Housing Costs That Could Go Up
Time to plan ahead.

The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of Debt
How to dig yourself out.

Credit Card Loyalty Programs: 3 Things You Ought to Know
Just how loyal are they?

Surprising ways bad credit can hurt you
You could pay more for utilities.