Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 6 ways technology is evolving travel in 2022. Also in the news: Headwinds that first-time home buyers faced again in Q4, and how now is a bad time to lease a new auto.

6 Ways Technology Is Evolving Travel in 2022
The pandemic has pushed the travel industry to embrace contactless tech like digital room keys and virtual queues.

First-Time Home Buyer Metro Affordability Report – Q4 2021
Prices stall and active listings fall: There was little relief for first-time home buyers in the fourth quarter.

Whatever You Do, Don’t Lease a Car Right Now
Leasing a car is rarely a great idea financially speaking, but it’s a particularly bad one in 2022.