Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Don’t let holiday shopping sink your credit score. Also in the news: 10 housing and mortgage trends or 2020, money habits that are doing you more harm than good, and the No. 1 job of 2019 pays $140,000 – and its hiring growth has exploded.

Don’t Let Holiday Shopping Sink Your Credit Score
Not the kind of gift you should give yourself.

10 Housing and Mortgage Trends for 2020
What to watch for in the new year.

These money habits in your ‘financial junk drawer’ are probably doing you more harm than good
New year, better habits.

The No. 1 job of 2019 pays $140,000 — and its hiring growth has exploded 74%
The robots are coming.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 3 steps to tame your debt in an hour or less. Also in the news: 10 housing and mortgage trends to watch for in 2018, how one woman ditched over 50K in debt, and why to be wary of instaloans in stores.

3 Steps to Tame Your Debt in an Hour or Less
Concrete steps.

10 Housing and Mortgage Trends to Watch for in 2018
What to keep an eye on.

How I Ditched Debt: A Wish List Kept Her Going
Read a success story.

Retailers now offers Instaloans to pay for purchasesBuyer beware,