Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How to line up rent aid and a backup plan. Also in the news: Changing the face of the cannabis industry, why you should check your Medicare coverage before traveling again, and when to expect your delayed IRS refund.

How to Line Up Rent Aid — and a Backup Plan
If you owe rent debt, apply for assistance programs but also open talks with your landlord before eviction bans end.

Changing the Face of the Cannabis Industry
The majority of states now have some form of legalized cannabis, whether for medical or recreational use.

Check Your Medicare Coverage Before Traveling Again
Medicare doesn’t cover you everywhere. Make sure you understand where and when you’re insured.

When To Expect Your Delayed IRS Refund
Things are backed up at the IRS.