This week’s money news

This week’s top story: Smart Money podcast on banking stability, and traditional vs. online banks. In other news: how bank failures show us what not to do with our own finances, how doing the bare minimum with debt is costing you, and if being a landlord worth or not.

Smart Money Podcast: Is Banking Stable, and Traditional vs. Online Banks
This week’s episode starts with a recap of the banking crisis that started with Silicon Valley Bank.

Bank Failures Show Us What Not to Do With Our Own Finances
Money News & Moves: Remembering important money-managing lessons that some bank execs apparently forgot.

How Doing the Bare Minimum With Debt Is Costing You
Making set monthly payments is a start, but paying a bit more or seeking a lower interest rate will save you a lot.

Is Being a Landlord Worth It?
Renting out a property can be tempting, but it could be more trouble than it’s worth if you don’t have a safety net.