Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: The surge in mortgage rates. Also in the news: What caring for an aging parent could cost you, A new episode of the Smart Money podcast on building your financial smarts with Bola Sokunbi

The Property Line: What’s With the Surge in Mortgage Rates?
Rising mortgage rates have outpaced expectations for the start of this year. Here’s why they’ve spiked recently and what it means for you.

What Caring for an Aging Parent Could Cost You
Trying to work while caring for an aging loved one can be difficult, stressful and at times overwhelming.

Smart Money Podcast: Building Your Financial Smarts With Bola Sokunbi
Personal finance Nerd Kim Palmer talks with money author and educator Bola Sokunbi about budgeting and side gigs.