Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you. Also in the news: 5 things to know about the Hilton Honors AmEx business card, what to know about SIMPLE IRAs, and how to manage household finances after your spouse dies.

5 Travel Rewards Myths That Could Cost You
How to make the most of your rewards.

5 Things to Know About the Hilton Honors AmEx Business Card
Solid benefits.

What Is a SIMPLE IRA and How Do I Open One?
The small company version of a 401(k).

How to Manage Household Finances After Your Spouse Dies
Navigating new financial waters.

Thursday’s need-to-know money news

BabyBoomersRetirementSavings_largeToday’s top story: What to do when you’ve reached retirement age and don’t have anything saved. Also in the news: Social Security taxes, learning from your tax filing mistakes, and how to get cash from transferring your retirement account.

You’re Retirement Age With Nothing Saved For Retirement. Now What?
Don’t panic.

For some Social Security taxes can really pile up
A refresher course in Social Security tax basics.

Learn From Your Tax Filing Mistakes
Get in better shape for 2016.

Get Paid Cash to Transfer Your Retirement Accounts
Look for accounts that offer cash bonuses.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

download (1)Today’s top story: The best low interest credit cards in America. Also in the news: How to have the money talk with your new significant other, why a new IRS rule could change your 401(k) contributions, and how to choose investments for your retirement account.

The Best Low-Interest Credit Cards in America 2014
The lower the better.

How To Bare Your Finances To Your New Love
Tips on having The Talk.

New IRS Rule Can Make Big Difference in 401(k) Contributions
Understanding the new rules.

How To Choose Investments For Your Retirement Account
Choosing for the future.

15 Personal Finance Experts Tell Us: ‘The Best Thing I Ever Bought for $20 or Less’
What to do with the twenty that’s burning a hole in your pocket.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to save big on your mortgage when buying your first home. Also in the news: Why extended warranties may not save you money, three reasons not to raid your retirement account, and breaking bad financial habits.

How First-Time Homebuyers Can Save Big on Their Mortgage
Thanks to the FHA.

Extended warranties may not save you money
Read the fine print.

3 Reasons Not to Raid Your Retirement Accounts
Fees and lost interest should deter you.

9 Bad Financial Habits You Need to Break Right Now
Starting with doing the same thing over and over again.

Use the Ladder Method to Make Investing Simpler
The five rungs of investing.