Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How the hotel worker shortage could affect your next stay. Also in the news: How to check in to a hotel without a credit card, competition and affordability both down for first-time home buyers, and 4 things you should know about working after you turn 65.

How the Hotel Worker Shortage Could Affect Your Next Stay
Expect some bumps, but keep an eye out for ways that new hotel tech could improve your stay.

How to Check In to a Hotel Without a Credit Card
There are a couple of ways to book without a credit card, but you will need a debit card or cash to check in.

Competition and Affordability Both Down for First-Time Home Buyers
Demand eases, but high prices and lagging incomes keep home affordability down for first-time buyers.

4 Things You Should Know About Working After You Turn 65
More Americans are working into their golden years. Here’s how Medicare, Social Security and taxes are in play.