Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 9 unsung ways to earn airline miles for free. Also in the news: 5 ways not to blow a financial windfall, 5 ways to save at summer music festivals, and the best credit cards for grocery and dining out rewards.

9 Unsung Ways to Earn Airline Miles for Free
Racking up miles while on the ground.

5 Ways Not to Blow a Financial Windfall
Using your newfound money wisely.

5 Ways to Save at Summer Music Festivals
Skip the ten dollar water.

The Best Credit Cards for Grocery and Dining Out Rewards
How to maximize your rewards.