Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to avoid PMI when buying a home. Also in the news: Getting to know your scary new car, 8 African-American financial gurus to follow for 2020, and how to recertify your student loan repayment program.

How to Avoid PMI When Buying a Home
Ways around private mortgage insurance.

Get to Know Your Scary New Car
Figuring out the bells and whistles.

8 African American Financial Gurus to Follow in 2020
Learn their financial goals for 2020.

How to Recertify Your Student Loan Repayment Plan
Mark the date on your calendar.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

stack-of-billsToday’s top story: Trump’s student loan repayment play vs. Obama’s REPAYE. Also in the news: What to do if you’re rejected for a checking account, how divorce can affect your credit score, and how easing your financial stress could help you live longer.

Trump’s Student Loan Repayment Plan vs. Obama’s REPAYE
Understanding the differences.

Can’t Get a Checking Account? Don’t Give Up, Get Moving
Doing the repair work.

3 Ways Divorce Can Affect Your Credit Score
Be prepared.

Don’t Let Money Worries Shorten Your Life
Easing your financial stress could help you live longer.

Monday’s need-to-know money news

Student-LoansToday’s top story: Finding the best student loan repayment plan. Also in the news: How student loans affect your taxes, calculating monthly car costs, and tax payment options for when you owe the IRS.

Find the Best Student Loan Repayment Plan for You
It’s going to take a while.

3 ways student loans affect your taxes
Don’t forget to deduct your interest.

Calculate a monthly car cost when buying outright to better weigh your options
A different way of thinking.

Tax payment options for when you owe the IRS
Rule #1: Don’t ignore it.