Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: With mobile payments, you can go without a wallet at checkout. Also in the news: Managing your credit card debt plan with a paycheck, cheap and easy dinner ideas from frugal nerds, and the new 401(k) and IRA contribution limits for 2019.

With Mobile Pay, You Can Go Without a Wallet at Checkout
Pay with just a wave of your phone.

If Your Pay Fluctuates, a Credit Card Debt Plan Can, Too
Riding the monthly debt plan wave.

Cheap, Easy Dinner Ideas From Frugal Nerds
Homemade doesn’t need to be dull.

These Are the New 401(k) and IRA Contribution Limits for 2019
You can increase the money you put aside next year.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to use autopay to boost your bottom line. Also in the news: 5 credit card habits to take to college and beyond, investing when you’re not bullish on the bull market and reviewing the best mobile payment systems.

How to Use Autopay to Boost Your Bottom Line
Automating payments can make your life much easier while also boosting your savings and credit rating.

5 Credit Card Habits to Take to College and Beyond
Time to embrace your budget.

Investing When You’re Not Bullish on the Bull Market
The clock is ticking on this market.

The Best Mobile Payment Systems
Consumer Reports takes on ApplePay, Venmo and more.