Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Financial-PlanningToday’s top story: How to create a one-page financial plan. Also in the news: Money leaks you might be overlooking, why Fannie Mae is making it easier to get a loan, and how being frugal can sometimes backfire.

When Simple Is Better: How To Create A One-Page Financial Plan
Sticking to the basics.

10 Money Leaks You Might Be Overlooking
The tiny drip drops that add up.

Struggling With Your Student Loan Servicer? Help May Be on the Way
You may not have to go it alone anymore.

Fannie Mae’s New Mortgage Rules Make It Easier to Get a Loan
Is this a good thing?

5 Ways Being Frugal Can Backfire
Good intentions may have bad results.