Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Dealing with death? There’s an app for that. Also in the news: 4 ways to save on family travel without stressing, how to avoid the latest cryptocurrency scam, and the only states that teach personal finance.

Dealing with death? There’s an app for that
Planning for death and navigating life after a loss can be difficult, complex and sometimes expensive.

4 Ways to Save on Family Travel Without Stressing
Save money by packing light, picking free activities and putting travel points to work.

How to avoid ‘rug pulls,’ the latest cryptocurrency scam
A new type of scam has emerged in the hype-filled world of cryptocurrency: the “rug pull.”

The Only States That Teach Personal Finance
While the list of states teaching financial literacy is growing, parents still need to teach kids the basics.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Credit cards can give you a break on back-to-school purchases. Also in the news: How credit card perks can be your ticket to a cheaper vacation, 3 questions to help grow your retirement savings, and a nonprofit that will give you $1000 if you take personal finance classes.

Credit Cards Can Give You a Break on Back-to-School Purchases
Easing the pain of fall’s big expenses.

Credit Card Perks Can Be Your Ticket to a Cheaper Vacation
Saving on fun.

3 Questions to Help Grow Your Retirement Savings
Give your retirement a boost.

This nonprofit will give you $1,000 if you take a few personal finance classes
Giving Millennials a head start.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

debt-snowballToday’s top story: What is a debt snowball? Also in the news: A 1-week financial fast, why personal finance classes should be taught in college, and how your wallet is becoming the next tech platform.

What Is a Debt Snowball?
A creative way of tackling your debt.

Big money goal? Try a 1-week financial fast
A self-kickstarter.

Why Personal Finance Classes Should Be Taught in College
Real world preparations.

Why your wallet is becoming the next platform
Tech companies can’t wait to claim space in your wallet.