Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: What's Your Credit Card IQ?

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: What's Your Credit Card IQ?

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

If you're unclear about what missing credit card payments or having large outstanding balances does to your credit score, you're not alone. A recent survey finds that many Americans are ill-informed about common credit card do's and don'ts. Test your knowledge and see how you compare. Americans Struggle With Basics of Credit Cards and Scores — Do You? Try This Quiz — NerdWallet

Did you donate some of your old clothes last year? Or divert part of your paycheck to your church or favorite nonprofit? Learn what sorts of documentation you need for the various types of charitable contributions you may have made in 2015. Everything You Need to Know About Tax Deductions For Charitable Donations — MarketWatch

Your colleague just received a promotion—and instead of being happy for her, you feel a sharp pang of jealousy. Rather than letting the envy fester, use the experience to help improve your own career. You Can Be Jealous When a Co-worker Succeeds—or You Can Be Smart and Do This — The Muse

Forget city living. New research from the National Association of Realtors shows that Millennials are increasingly taking the home ownership plunge in the 'burbs. Here's why more 20- and 30-somethings want to plant their roots outside of urban areas. Millennial Homebuyers Choose Suburbs as Urban U.S. Prices Climb — Bloomberg

Maybe you're envisioning yourself riding toward the sunset in a convertible this summer—but don't have the slightest clue on what that'll do to your finances. From calculating your budget to securing the right auto loan to navigating the latest gas apps, here's what you need to know before you get the keys to your dream car. How to Make Your First Car Purchase Happen — SmartAsset


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