Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How your mental health can affect how you save money. Also in the news: The holiday shopping episode of the Smart Money podcast, how to protect your credit when shopping for the holidays, and how to choose a secure credit card.

Your Mental Health Can Affect How You Save Money
How your state of mind can affect your wallet.

Smart Money Podcast: The Holiday Shopping Episode
Answering your holidays shopping questions.

How to Protect Your Credit When Shopping for the Holidays
Start by understanding your credit score, then set a spending limit and be strategic when shopping.

How to Choose a Secured Credit Card
Finding the right card to build your credit.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

teen-creditToday’s top story: How to safely shop online. Also in the news: The top financial complaints by state, how to lower your tax bill before the end of the year, and 5 ways car ads lie to you.

How to Safely Shop Online
Protect yourself from cyber theft.

Study: The Top Financial Complaints by State in 2016
What’s going on in yours?

How to Lower Your Tax Bill Before Year’s End
There’s still time!

5 ways that car ads lie to you
Don’t get duped.