Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: A new episode of the SmartMoney podcast featuring Drag Race All-Star winner Shea Couleé talking about the drag economy. Also in the news: Online banking FAQs, how to invest in the S&P 500, and how to plan for interest rates staying low through 2023.

Smart Money Podcast: Used Cars in Short Supply, and Shea Couleé Talks About Money
The winner of season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars discusses their plan for their $100K winnings.

‘When Can I Shred This Check?’ and Other Online Banking FAQ
What to keep and what to toss.

How to Invest in the S&P 500
The S&P 500 is an index comprised of 500 leading U.S. companies, and it powers some popular index funds.

How to Plan for Interest Rates Staying Low Through 2023
The impact rock-bottom rates could have on you.

Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Buy a real car now before they become extinct. Also in the news: How Shea Couleé of ‘Drag Race’ fashions her finances, 8 credit card strategies, and 3 things to do when you get a salary increase.

Buy a Real Car Now Before They Become Extinct
Sedans are disappearing.

Money/Makers Q&A: How Shea Couleé of ‘Drag Race’ Fashions Her Finances
Drag isn’t cheap.

8 Credit Card Strategies — And Some Surprises, Too
Strategic uses to improve your life.

3 Things to Do When You Get a Salary Increase
Celebrate, then plan.