Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Why it’s worth it to book Airbnbs for a week or longer. Also in the news: Selling direct-to-consumer custom fashions, why the upcoming Ethereum merge matters, and how to get a free or low-cost laptop for school.

Why It’s Worth Booking Airbnbs for a Week or Longer
Longer stays benefit both guests and hosts. Some hosts even offer specific discounts.

Ethereum Merge Is Coming: Why It Matters

Business Inspiration: Selling Direct-to-Consumer Custom Fashion
Bringing customers’ fashion designs to life is a key strategy for Legacy Lapels’ success.

How to Get a Free or Cheap Laptop for College
If you have a financial need, these organizations may be able to equip you with a computer.