Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: How supply chain issues are crushing hotels – and your stay. In other news: As mortgage rates hit 4%, buyers can still boost their chances, the perks of selling your home could outweigh the challenges of buying, and everything you should do before interest rates go up.

How Supply Chain Issues Are Crushing Hotels — and Your Stay
Hotels aren’t immune to the impact of supply chain disruptions.

As Mortgage Rates Hit 4%, Buyers Can Still Boost Their Chances
With the 30-year mortgage rising fast, buyers may need updated preapprovals and revised expectations.

Perks of Selling Your Home Could Outweigh Challenges of Buying
While it’s a notoriously tough time to buy a home, the incentives to sell the one you’re in could be too good to pass up.

Everything You Should Do Before Interest Rates Go Up
Borrowing money is about to become more expensive.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 5 ways businesses can get ahead of stalled supply chains. Also in the news: What you need to know about Medigap Plan A, traveling without a vaccine, and questions to answer before buying a house with a friend.

5 Ways Businesses Can Get Ahead of Stalled Supply Chains
Virtually no small business has been spared from recent supply chain disruptions.

What Is Medigap Plan A? What You Need to Know
Medigap Plan A offers all of the “basic benefits” included in every Medicare Supplement Insurance plan without any extras.

Ask a Travel Nerd: Can I Travel Without a COVID Vaccine?
Traveling while unvaccinated, whether domestically or internationally, will introduce some challenges.

Answer These Questions Before Buying a House With a Friend
Make it through the process with your friendship intact.