Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to quickly drop holiday debt. Also in the news: What to know when you hire a tax pro, what to buy (and skip) in February, and when to add your kid as an authorized user on your credit card.

How to Quickly Drop Holiday Debt
Shake off those extra zeroes.

What to Know When You Hire a Tax Pro
And what you should expect.

What to Buy (and Skip) in February
It’s TV season.

When Should You Make Your Kid an Authorized User on Your Credit Card?
Trust is essential.