Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Cash advance apps can hurt more than help at the holidays. Also in the news: Lawsuit against Marriott makes hotel pricing math easier, Black Friday 2021 store hours and online hacks, and what to do when inflation cuts into your black Friday deals.

Cash Advance Apps Can Hurt More Than Help at the Holidays
Cash advance apps offer a boost at the holidays, but consumer advocates say they could lead to a cycle of debt.

Lawsuit Against Marriott Makes Hotel Pricing Math Easier
Marriott commits to a policy that would be transparent in the disclosure of mandatory fees like resort fees.

Black Friday 2021 Store Hours and Online Hacks
Many stores are closed for Thanksgiving as Black Friday discounts span weeks rather than just days.

What to Do When Inflation Cuts Into Your Black Friday Deals
Inflation will cut into Black Friday deals this year, but there are strategies you can use to soften the blow.

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