Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

o-CREDIT-REPORT-facebookToday’s top story: How to shop for a mortgage online. Also in the news: The risks of ignoring your credit score, websites that can help you save on hotels, and how you can meet the minimum credit card spending requirements while remaining frugal.

A Guide to Shopping for a Mortgage Online
The differences between applying online and in person.

The Financial Risk of Ignoring Your Credit Score
Needless to say, they’re big.

5 Websites That Will Help You Save on Hotels
Don’t overpay.

How Frugal Folks Can Meet Credit Card Spending Requirements
It’s important for your credit score.