Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: How to save on closing costs when buying a new home. Also in the news: Unnecessary credit cards fees, money management lessons for teens, and why you should never feel self-conscious about being frugal.

5 Ways to Save on Closing Costs
You’re already spending enough on the house.

Check Your Credit-Card Bills for These Added Fees
Your bank may owe you a refund.

5 Basic Money Management Lessons for Teens
If only they came in the form of text messages.

6 Reasons to Consider Semi-Retirement
Working part time could be good both financially and socially.

Why You Should Never Feel Self-Conscious About Being Frugal
Be proud of your money management!

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

budgetToday’s top story: How customizing your budget could be the key to success. Also in the news: Preparing yourself financially for a career change, products to make your teenagers money-savvy, and Home Depot confirms a months-long credit data breach.

How to Do a Budget: Customization Is Key
Tailoring your budget could be the key to its success.

5 Ways to Financially Prepare to Go After Your Dream Job
Getting ready to take the big leap.

4 Bank Products to Make Teens Money-Savvy
Prepare your teen to make wise financial choices.

Home Depot Confirms Computer Data System Breach
Retailer offers one year of free credit monitoring to customers.

6 Smart Ways to Use a Credit Card
Keeping yourself out of trouble.

Friday’s need-to-know money news

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailToday’s top story: What parents and students need to know about financial aid. Also in the news: Using your smartphone or tablet to clean up your finances, tax tips for procrastinators, and what to do when your teenager has become a financial disaster.

Eight Financial Aid Secrets That Parents And Students Need To Know
What you need to know before filling out the FAFSA.

12 Powerful Ways Data Can Help Clean Up Your Finances
Putting your smartphones and tablets to work.

6 tax tips for procrastinators
Tick-tock.

Help! My Teen is a Money Monster
What to do when your kid is out of financial control.

How to Budget For Health Care Expenses in Retirement
Health care expenses will eat up a significant part of your retirement savings.