Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 8½ birthdays that can affect your finances. Also in the news: How to navigate the costs of starting your van life, how to befriend your money and reap the benefits, and how long something stays on your credit report.

8 ½ birthdays that can affect your finances
Mark your calendars.

How to Navigate the Costs of Starting Your Van Life
Turning a vehicle into a home requires research and often a big budget. Here are some tips for getting started.

Befriend Your Money and Reap the Benefits
Looking at your money as a friend.

How Long Does Something Stay on Your Credit Report?
Most credit activity stays on your report for seven years.