Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Just how safe are your credit cards? Also in the news: Your hidden credit score, purchasing life insurance, and how you can get your financial resolutions back on track. credit

Could Your Credit Card Be Safer?
How the U.S. stacks up against other countries in credit card security.

How Lenders Use Your Hidden Credit Score
Lenders are looking beyond the traditional scores.

How Much Life Insurance Should You Buy?
Things to consider before purchasing a policy.

The five most common broken financial resolutions — and what you can do to get back on track
All is not lost.

When Not To Invest In Your 401(k) Plan
Why your 401(k) could be a lousy investment.