Monday’s need-to-know money news

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Saving Money When Caring for Sick Pets
How to save money when man’s best friend gets sick.

Poll: Half of Older Workers Delay Retirement Plans
Uncertainty over the financial markets have older workers considering working well past retirement age.

Do I Need a Good Credit Score to Get Student Loans?
Depending on what kind of loan you’re applying for, the answer could be no.

What you don’t know about Social Security can hurt you
The importance of understanding Social Security’s complexities.

Why Choosing a College Should Be Like Buying a Car
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Monday’s need-to-know money news

Credit card backgroundObamacare’s effectiveness, getting paid what you’re worth, and avoiding the embarrassment of a credit card denial.

Cutting Through the Rhetoric: Does Obamacare Work?
Yes, if you’re patient.

10 reasons your retirement plan won’t cut it
And how to fix them quickly.

7 Steps to Smart Salary Negotiation
How to get paid what you’re worth.

Financial mistakes young investors should avoid
Don’t let your enthusiasm ruin your portfolio.

Why Was My Credit Card Declined? 4 Common Reasons
Avoiding embarrassment in the checkout aisle.