Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: For lower-credit homeowners, refinancing is harder, but not hopeless. Also in the news: 4 home insurance pitfalls to avoid during hurricane season, survey finds majority of parents want personal finance taught in high schools, and how to decide between a 15-year and 30-year mortgage.

For Lower-Credit Homeowners, Refinancing Is Harder, but Not Hopeless
With lenders raising minimum qualifications, homeowners with scores below 700 may struggle to refinance.

4 Home Insurance Pitfalls to Avoid During Hurricane Season
Do not skip flood insurance.

Survey finds majority of parents want personal finance taught in high schools
Starting off on the right foot.

How to Decide Between a 15-Year and 30-Year Mortgage
The pros and cons of both.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Should students gamble on an Income Share Agreement? Also in the news: How to make a debt-free switch to cashless payments, 4 home insurance pitfalls to avoid during hurricane season, and see how much home you can afford with the 30/30/30 rule.

Should Students Gamble on an Income Share Agreement?
An ISA can be a risk for students seeking college funding. But during an economic downturn, it might be worth it.

How to Make a Debt-Free Switch to Cashless Payments
Changing how we pay during the pandemic.

4 home insurance pitfalls to avoid during hurricane season
Don’t be skimpy.

See How Much Home You Can Afford With the 30/30/30 Rule
Existing home sale prices are increasing.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 questions to ask before canceling your travel credit card. Also in the news: Think it’s bad now? Wait until hurricane and fire seasons start, 8 types of credit card relief you can ask for, and tomorrow is the deadline to receive your Coronavirus payment by direct deposit.

5 Questions to Ask Before Canceling Your Travel Credit Card
You might hurt your credit score.

Think it’s bad now? Wait until hurricane and fire seasons start
Mother nature doesn’t care about your pandemic.

8 types of credit card relief you can ask for
From delayed payments to credit line increases.

Tomorrow Is the Deadline to Receive Your Coronavirus Payment by Direct Deposit
Get your information in.