Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: A major data breach hits the IRS. Also in the news: Protecting your credit while traveling overseas, how to build an emergency budget, and how to prepare financially to become a stay-at-home parent.

Identity Thieves Got Private Data for 104,000 U.S. Taxpayers
Another week, another massive data breach.

4 Ways to Protect Your Credit Back Home While Traveling Overseas
How to avoid coming home to a mess.

How to Build an Emergency Budget (and Why You Need One)
Handling the unexpected.

How to Get Financially Ready to Be a Stay-at-Home Parent
Preparing for a major life change.

4 Ways To Avoid Outliving Your Nest Egg
Timing is everything.