Monday’s need-to-know money news

Life InsuranceToday’s top story: Life insurance benefits you may not know about. Also in the news: The upside of waiting to take Social Security, how to have tough financial conversations, and ten ways you might sabotage your new year’s resolutions.

3 Life Insurance Benefits You Did Not Know About
Alternatives to using life insurance as a financial planning tool.

Getting Paid To Wait: Increase Your Social Security Benefit
Taking Social Security later could significantly increase your benefits.

How to Have Hard Financial Conversations With Those Close to You
Tackling the tough subjects.

10 Ways You Might Sabotage Your 2015 Financial Resolutions
Stay strong!

What You Should Know Before Paying Off Old Debt
When paying off old debt is the right move.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: The pros and cons of couples keeping their finances separate. Also in the news: What you need to know about deducting mortgage interest, how paying old debt will affect your credit score, and when to have the retirement talk.

Should Couples Keep Their Financial Assets Separate?
The pros and cons.

Deducting Mortgage Interest: What You Need to Know
Getting the most from your mortgage deductions.

Will Paying an Old Debt Hurt My Credit Scores?
What you need to consider before writing a check.

Tips for couples: How to have the retirement talk
One of the most important conversations you’ll ever have.

Un-budgeting: When Your Household Budget Has Gone Too Far
You know what they say about too much of a good thing.