Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The myths and realities of building your credit. Also in the news: What to expect if you test positive for COVID while traveling abroad, how to handle a top travel concern that emerged this summer, and how to tell if your employer’s 401(K) plan is any good.

Building Your Credit: Myths and Reality
Separating truth from fiction.

What to Expect If You Test Positive for COVID While Traveling Abroad
Testing positive while abroad can be expensive, stressful and, quite frankly, kind of boring.

How to Handle a Top Travel Concern That Emerged This Summer
Overcrowding tops the list of concerns for travelers, but there are steps you can take to avoid a wait.

How to Tell If Your Employer’s 401(k) Is Actually Good
Any 401(k) plan with a match is better than nothing—but here’s how to know whether yours is among the best.