Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 freebies with your student loans. Also in the news: How to stem ‘subscription creep’, how baby steps can get your credit life rolling, and everything Apple isn’t telling you about its new credit card.

5 Freebies With Your Student Loans
Loyalty discounts and academic assistance.

How to Stem ‘Subscription Creep’
Stop paying for that movie subscription you never use.

Baby Steps Can Get Your Credit Life Rolling
One tiny step at a time.

Here’s Everything Apple Isn’t Telling You About Its New Credit Card
Reading the fine print.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 12 freebies and deals for Tax Day 2018. Also in the news: 3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home, why your parents’ financial advice is probably wrong (for you), and what you should know about getting an advance on your tax refund.

12 Freebies and Deals for Tax Day 2018
A little something to ease the pain.

3 Ways Parents Can Help Grown Kids Own a Home
Ground rules are important.

Your Parents’ Financial Advice Is Probably Wrong (for You)
However well-intentioned.

Thinking about getting an advance on your tax refund? Here’s what you should know
Watch for hidden fees.