Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: A special episode of the Smart Money podcast on Queer money talk. Also in the news: How to shop for back-to-school during inflation, renting an EV for a gas-free road trip, and is owner financing ever a good idea?

Smart Money Podcast: Queer Money Talk
This week’s episode is dedicated to a conversation with David Auten and John Schneider of the Queer Money Podcast about the personal finance challenges facing the LGBTQ+ community.

Amid Inflation, Shop Back-to-School Early — But Not All at Once
Just as school-aged kids ease into summer break, the state of the economy forces many parents to put back-to-school shopping on the radar early.

Want a Gas-Free Road Trip? Consider Renting an EV
You can find EVs at some locations of major car rental companies or through car sharing alternatives.

Is Owner Financing Ever a Good Idea?