Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Stress Level Conceptual Meter Indicating MaximumToday’s top story: Passing the financial sleep test. Also in the news: How to tell if you have a good 401(k) match, how to tell if a purchase will truly make you happy, and the most tax-friendly states for retirement.

Does Your Financial Plan Pass the Sleep Test?
Are your finances causing you to lose sleep?

How to Tell if You Have a Good 401(k) Match
Is your employer generous enough?

Plot Your Purchases Along the Fulfillment Curve to Know When It’s Worth It
How to know before you buy.

These Are The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirees
Is yours on the list?