Friday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Are high-deductible Medicare supplement insurance plans worth it? Also in the news: Are older workers a solution to the labor shortage, 2022 best cities for freelancers, and two of the biggest financial regrets women say they have.

Are High-Deductible Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans Worth It?
Compare premiums to check whether high-deductible Medigap Plan G and Plan F could offer savings.

Are Older Workers a Solution to the Labor Shortage?
Older workers, a large segment of the U.S. labor force, can deliver valuable benefits to businesses of any size.

2022 Best Cities for Freelancers
The pandemic has created more opportunities for remote, self-directed and freelance work than ever.

Here are two of the biggest financial regrets women say they have — and what you can do to avoid them
Fidelity’s 2022 Money Moves survey polled women between the ages of 18 and 35.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Should your business start accepting cryptocurrency? Also in the news: 5 features to look for in a personal loan, how the labor shortage could benefit your job hunt, and where to stash your down payment if you’re waiting for the housing market to crash.

Should Your Business Start Accepting Cryptocurrency?
While crypto can be easily adopted by e-commerce businesses, it’s less suited for traditional retail settings.

5 Features to Look For in a Personal Loan
When choosing between multiple low-rate personal loan offers, compare features like discounts and customer service.

Upgrade Your Job: How the Labor Shortage May Benefit You
As employers struggle to fill vacancies in many sectors, it’s a great time to consider changing jobs.

Where to Stash Your Down Payment If You’re Waiting for the Housing Market to Crash
When shopping for a new home, keep your down payment in a low-risk savings account.