Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Unwelcome income tax surprises may await those with debt. Also in the news: Knowing what’s in your EFT, 10 factors affecting COVID era travel in 2021, and why home buyers shouldn’t skip the inspection.

Unwelcome Tax Surprises May Await Those With Debt
Americans carrying debt can also end up owing more taxes than they anticipate.

Are You Sure You Know What’s in Your ETF?

What’s in a name? Not much, if we’re talking ETFs. Here’s how to see exactly what your ETF is investing in.
10 Factors Affecting COVID-Era Travel in 2021
Traveling during COVID-19 means making more advance reservations and planning for vaccine or testing rules.

Eager Buyers Are Skipping Home Inspections. Is It Too Risky?
Waiving the home inspection gives sellers one less worry, but costs buyers the chance to uncover pricey problems.