Your Money - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Top Stories

Read More

Keep these 5 money problems from hurting your relationship

What not to do with your debt and finances this Valentine’s Day.

More>>

How to protect yourself from identity theft

Take 7 steps to defend your credit from today’s biggest consumer crime 

More>>

7 Ways millennials can master the get-out-of-debt struggle

How to gain control of your finances and master your worries about debt

More>>

Are you paying off debt the wrong way?

8 poor choices when you’re trying to get out of debt

More>>

What’s the best way to pay off your debt?

6 questions to ask about balance transfers and personal loans

More>>

IRS, Partners urge strong passwords help protect identities at tax time and beyond

The Internal Revenue Services and its partners, in the fight against identity theft, urge computer users to strengthen their passwords.

More>>

7 Ways to save $100 a week

Add up these tips to find an extra $5,000 this year.

More>>

12 simple ways to improve next year’s finances now

A year-end checklist can streamline money management, maximize tax deductions and reduce debt

More>>

5 ways to focus on gratitude, not spending, this Thanksgiving

How to celebrate the holiday while reducing costs, debt and stress.

More>>

Is a personal loan right for you?

6 keys to understanding if you are a good candidate for a debt consolidation or other personal loan.

More>>

5 ideas for Halloween fun that won’t scare your wallet

US consumers will spend $83 each on Halloween; how not to spend more than your share.

More>>

5 things to know about your debt negotiation partner

6 years later, consumers struggling with debt still benefit from 2010 FTC debt relief rule change

More>>

7 ways educators can earn straight A’s in money-management

For World Teacher Day, Oct. 5, how to build finances along with a teaching career.

More>>

9 things to know about debt consolidation loans

How you can use online lending to refinance credit card debt 

More>>

7 ways to prepare for a financial emergency

Give yourself financial peace of mind by preparing savings, paperwork and more.

More>>

7 ways to avoid credit card late fees

Save money, improve your credit profile, lower stress with these tips.

More>>

Is your bank overcharging you? 8 questions to ask

Take charge of bank and credit union fees to avoid going overboard with overdraft, ATM fees.

More>>

5 money rules when parents are your roommates

As record numbers of young adults live at home, how parents and millennials can find financial harmony.

More>>

8 money questions couples need to ask

What to discuss to start off on the right financial foot.

More>>

7 ways to take your budget back to school

How to budget for books, fees and debt-free finances as the school year approaches

More>>

What you should know about new and traditional credit scores

6 things to know about FICO scores, VantageScore and alternative credit evaluation tools.

More>>

3 reasons for Millennials to use credit cards

Why avoiding use of credit can backfire in the long run.

More>>

5 ways dads can hurt kids’ finances when they want to help

This Father’s Day, teach kids money savvy by setting a great example.

More>>

6 tips for a debt-free summer vacation

How to get out of town without getting into money trouble

More>>

7 ways to set yourself up for a financially successful roommate relationship

Before co-signing a lease, lay the groundwork for sharing bills and space.

More>>

Devout women may enjoy better health

Routinely attending religious services may confer a halo of better health around American women, a new study suggests.

More>>

How to keep child care debt-free this summer

With summer vacation just around the corner, thousands of families are scrambling to figure out how to keep their children supervised and entertained throughout the summer. 

More>>

What mothers can teach their kids about money

For Mother’s Day, what we can learn from women about financial planning.

More>>

White House announces student debt initiative

Photo: MGN Online Photo: MGN Online

The student debt crisis is only getting worse and has prompted the White House to lay out yet another set of initiatives to tackle it. 

More>>

4 things to know about money now, for boomers and beyond

During National Financial Literacy Month, take a close look at savings, debt and budget.

More>>

6 things Gen Xers should do now to boost their financial future

National Financial Literacy Month tips for the generation that suffered most during the Great Recession.

More>>

7 steps to help millennials boost their financial well-being

Millennials score low on money tests; kick your knowledge up a notch for National Financial Literacy Month.

More>>

9 steps to helping kids and teens become financially savvy

Kick off National Financial Literacy Month with ways to teach money smarts to young people.

More>>

8 steps to take if you can’t pay your taxes

What to do if tax prep leaves you battling debt

More>>

How to purchase a home in a competitive market

8 ways to prepare yourself and your finances for buying a home this spring

More>>

Understand how different methods to pay down debt impact your credit profile

8 considerations for getting out of debt and rebuilding your credit.

More>>

How do you know when you are ready for a credit card?

5 milestones to help young adults learn to build credit without building up debt

More>>

How to decorate your home on a budget

9 ways to skip debt and ramp up on style for your house or apartment.

More>>

How to build emergency savings no matter what

9 ways to add to your emergency savings when you have no money to spare

More>>

Recovering from a holiday spending hangover

6 ways to save your credit profile and get out of debt.

More>>

10 steps to secure your finances before you travel

How to keep your money safe before leaving home.

More>>

8 ways to plan for debt-free holiday gift shopping

Smart holiday shoppers can save big by planning ahead leading up to Black Friday.

More>>

6 habits of millionaires anyone can learn

Do yourself a financial favor by following in the footsteps of the wealthy

More>>

Powered by Frankly