Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Can a personal loan help during a crisis? 5 questions to ask. Also in the news: Citi Premier will become less valuable for travelers, how parents can help Gen Z prepare their credit for graduation, and how to protect your credit during the Coronavirus shutdown.

Can a Personal Loan Help During a Crisis? 5 Questions to Ask
What to ask and alternatives to consider.

Citi Premier Will Become Less Valuable for Travelers
Major changes are coming.

How Parents Can Help Gen Z Prepare Their Credit For Graduation
Using the time at home to educate the new grads.

How to Protect Your Credit During the Coronavirus Shutdown
Important measures to take.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How Gen Z (and everyone else) can combat spending regret. Also in the news: How to spot a good car salesperson – or a bad one, 4 money lessons from ‘Love is Blind,’ and 9 savings strategies to boost your finances.

How Gen Z (and Everyone Else) Can Combat Spending Regret
Prioritize what’s important to you.

How to Spot a Good Car Salesperson — Or a Bad One
Don’t get a lemon of a salesperson.

4 Money Lessons From ‘Love is Blind’
Lessons from Netflix’s new reality show.

9 savings strategies to boost your finances
Gamifying can help.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 reasons to lease – not buy – your electric car. Also in the news: CD early withdrawal penalties can cost you, how to read between the lines of Airbnb listings, and nearly 100,000 members of Generation Z already own a home.

5 Reasons to Lease — Not Buy — Your Electric Car
Keeping up with the evolution.

CD Early Withdrawal Penalties Can Cost You
How to avoid getting hurt.

How to Read Between the Lines of Airbnb Listings
Spotting the red flags.

Nearly 100,000 members of Generation Z own a home (they’re 23 and younger)
Their average mortgage balance is $140,000.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to assess your credit card needs after divorce. Also in the news: Generation Z is off to a strong start with credit, why your friend has a better credit score than you, and how to ensure your gift cards don’t go to waste.

How to Assess Your Credit Card Needs After Divorce
How to determine what you need.

‘Gen Z’ Off to Strong Start With Credit, Analysis Shows
The fiscally responsible generation?

Why Your Friend Has a Better Credit Score Than You
Sifting through the possibilities.

How to ensure your gift cards don’t go to waste
Don’t toss away free money.