Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Why you shouldn’t be spooked by student loans. Also in the news: A judge approves a $14.7 billion dollar settlement in the VW Diesel scandal, the new low down on low down payment mortgage programs, and how personal finance chatbots could help you control your spending.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Spooked by Student Loans
Don’t be afraid.

Judge Approves $14.7 Billion Settlement in VW Diesel Scandal
What this means for VW owners.

The Low Down on New Low Down Payment Mortgage Programs
What you need to know.

How Personal Finance Chatbots Could Help You Get Your Spending Under Control
Your new financial best friend.