Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Fighting back against bad credit. Also in the news: financial horror stories, retiring on one million dollars, and mastering your finances through TED talks.

Haunted By Bad Credit? 5 Ways to Fight Back
Busting the ghosts of bad credit.

Top 5 TED Talks to Master Your Finances
Listening to the experts.

6 Financial Horror Stories That Could Happen to You
Read with the lights on.

Can you retire worry-free on $1 million?

10 people you’re not tipping enough
Tips on tipping.