Here’s some money-related news that caught our eye today, though we were mostly pondering all the singles Magic Mike earned this weekend.
- As we know, student loan interest rates didn’t double on July 1. Forbes has all the details on what this means—as well as this important reminder: “Congress will have to reevaluate its decision on student loan rates in just one year, and it’s anyone’s guess what will happen then.”
- Wise Bread has a complete (and I mean, complete) guide to getting your money’s worth at every major league baseball stadium. So long as I can leave a mountain of peanut shells on the ground, I’ll pay whatever a ballpark asks.
- The Sacramento Bee offers some summer travel tips that can save you money—and aggravation. They talk about “weeding your wallet” (removing unnecessary items), and I’d suggest leaving the wallet at home and going with a money belt. You may feel like this guy, but you’ll know your passport and money are safe.
- The New York Times has an update on the “gainful employment” rules, and The Washington Post (the “official newspaper of 2012”—not sure if that’s a good or bad thing) offers some evidence of why these rules may be needed.
- Here’s what can happen if you leave your credit card out in the open. Crime in New Mexico reminds me: Only 2 weeks until Breaking Bad is back. Walt would never be caught on camera like this…