Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to put your tax refund to work for you. Also in the news: 7 ways to improve your small-business website, how ‘impact investment’ perform better than evil investments, and how to get the most out of every drop of gas right now.

How to Put Your Tax Refund to Work for You
Paying into an emergency fund and getting rid of high-interest debt are top priorities.

7 Ways to Improve Your Small-Business Website
Keep it simple and take your time while revamping your small-business website or establishing an online presence.

Does ‘Impact Investment’ Perform Better Than Evil Investments?
Impact investing is not charity, but it’s also not an automatic route to higher returns.

How to Get the Most Out of Every Drop of Gas Right Now
With prices well over $4 per gallon, you’ll want to squeeze every last inch of road from your fuel.