Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to score points in the credit game. Also in the news: 5 credit card trends to watch for, student loan payment plan promises forgiveness but rarely delivers, and how to tell if a bank account is right for you.

How to Score Points in the Credit Game
The traditional advice of paying on time and keeping balances low will eventually result in decent credit. But you can speed it up.

5 Credit Card Trends to Watch for in 2022
Expect more customized rewards and incentives, a more seamless overall customer experience and a big resurgence in travel credit cards, among other things.

Student Loan Payment Plan Promises Forgiveness But Rarely Delivers
Most borrowers are unlikely to ever see that debt forgiven, despite the baked-in promise to do just that.

4 Ways to Tell if a Bank Account Is Right for You

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