Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

crop380w_istock_000009258023xsmall-dbet-ball-and-chainToday’s top story: How the new chip-based credit cards could accidentally hurt your credit. Also in the news: How to pay off lingering debt, which states have the best and worst financial habits, and why raiding your 401(k) is a mistake.

How Your New Credit Card Could Hurt Your Credit
Make sure you check your recurring charges.

A Simple Guide to Paying Off Lingering Debt
Slow and steady progress.

The states where people have the best and worst financial habits
How’s your state doing?

Why Raiding Your 401(k) Is a Mistake
The ultimate last resort.

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