Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 3 steps to breaking unhealthy financial habits. Also in the news: Another $400 in free college aid, 4 retirement savings strategies for family caregivers, and what to know about the trend in buying “vacation homes” before a regular “starter home.”

3 Steps to Breaking Unhealthy Financial Habits
How do you know if you have unhealthy financial habits, and what can you do to build better ones?

Another $400 in Free College Aid Could Be Coming Your Way
The 2022 federal budget increases the annual Pell Grant limit, and students could receive more aid as a result.

4 Retirement Savings Strategies for Family Caregivers
Providing care for a family member can put a dent in retirement savings, but there are ways to get your finances on track.

Should You Buy a Vacation Home Before a Starter Home?
Why millennials are buying a “second” before their first.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 things small businesses need to know about the Metaverse. Also in the news: Grads left behind $3.7B in free college aid in 2021, buying your next used car online, and why you should teach your kid to invest while they’re still a kid.

What Is the Metaverse? 5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know
The metaverse is coming — eventually. Here’s what you need to know in the meantime.

Grads Left Behind $3.75B in Free College Aid in 2021, Study Says
An estimated 813,000 Pell-eligible high school graduates didn’t submit the FAFSA in 2021, a college access nonprofit found.

Buy Your Next Used Car Online
Learning how to navigate online car dealerships can help you find your next used car from the comfort of your home.

Why You Should Teach Your Kid to Invest While They’re Still a Kid
Teaching them to save is good; teaching them to invest might be even better.