WSJ Your Money Briefing

WSJ Your Money Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal

Your must-listen for valuable money and market stories from The Wall Street Journal. Each weekday our journalists from Heard on the Street, the Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, markets, taxes and retirement planning.

Episodes

Small Businesses Ensnared in Hunt for PPP Scammers

The crackdown on fraudsters applying for Paycheck Protection Program funds has resulted in some legitimate small business owners having run-ins with law enforcement. Banking reporter Liz Hoffman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/208m 19s

New $300 Unemployment Benefits: How Long Would They Last?

The new $300-a-week federal unemployment benefit proposed by President Trump would come from FEMA. Reporter Sarah Chaney explains why that is, how long it could take to reach recipients, and how many weeks it would last. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/08/208m 29s

After Mortgage Forbearance, What Are Homeowners' Options?

Millions of Americans who signed up for mortgage forbearance last spring are still struggling financially. Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter outlines some options. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/208m 54s

Need Cash? Some Accounts Are Better to Tap Than Others

Americans facing financial shortfalls during the pandemic may look to their assets as sources of cash to cover expenses. Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk looks at the pros and cons of withdrawing from various accounts. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/208m 21s

Expanding Your Office at Home? There Could Be Tax Breaks

Changes in the tax code can save homeowners money if they're building a bigger office at home, refinancing, or even buying an RV. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/209m 29s

Testing Workers for Covid-19: Who Should Pay?

Businesses are often at odds with insurance companies over paying for testing workers for Covid-19, and some require employees to share in the cost. Health care reporter Sarah Krouse explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/209m 34s

Pandemic Upends Airfares for This Year and Next Year

The steep drop in air travel this year due to the pandemic has thrown off airlines' abilities to set prices in the next year, benefiting travelers. Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/209m 22s

Pensions Got a Market-Rally Boost, But Still Struggle

The Q2 market rally gave public pension funds an injection of cash, but reporter Heather Gillers explains they're still billions short of their investment-return goals. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/208m 38s

Workers Waiting on Coronavirus Test Results Go Weeks Without Pay

Longer wait times for Covid-19 tests can mean weeks without pay for many Americans who cannot work from home. Reporter Deanna Paul explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/206m 26s

Small Businesses Turn to Small Banks to Apply for PPP Loans

Many small business reevaluated their banking relationships and worked with smaller institutions when applying for Paycheck Protection Program funds. Banking reporter Peter Rudegeair explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/209m 56s

Immigrant-Owned Businesses Feel the Pandemic Pain

Only a small percentage of Latino-owned small businesses in the U.S. applied for Paycheck Protection Program funds. Reporter Inti Pacheco explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/207m 45s

Working From Home? You Could Be Paying Tax in Two States.

Millions of workers working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic could face higher state tax bills for 2020 unless a deal is worked out in the stimulus bill being debated in Congress. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/2010m 42s

How to Advance Your Career During the Pandemic

Hiring managers are looking at what jobseekers have been doing while they've been stuck at home during lockdowns. La Salle Network CEO Tom Gimbel discusses what people should highlight in their next job interview. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/2010m 56s

Fed's Economic Outlook Just Got a Lot Gloomier

Federal Reserve officials warn of a prolonged recession if the public health response to the coronavirus is not stepped up. Economics reporter Nick Timiraos explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/209m 30s

Day Trading Picks Up During Lockdowns

Amid the coronavirus lockdowns, millions of Americans are taking up day trading, buying and selling shares from their phones or computers in the hopes of making some quick cash. Markets reporter Michael Wursthorn discusses the trend, and the risks that come with it. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/2012m 25s

Congress, IRS Prepare for Second Stimulus Payment

U.S. lawmakers are finalizing plans for a new coronavirus relief package that is expected to include a second stimulus payment for U.S. households, and the IRS is working to ensure the money is distributed more smoothly this time around. Tax policy reporter Richard Rubin discusses the latest developments in Washington. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/2010m 0s

Small Businesses Prepare for Extended Downturn

With government aid running out and coronavirus cases rising, many small businesses are being forced to lay off workers and close their doors, just months after re-opening them. Reporter Ruth Simon explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/07/208m 48s

Coronavirus Relief: Why a Payroll Tax Cut Is Unpopular in Congress

A payroll tax cut in the proposed $1 trillion coronavirus relief package is receiving limited support from Congress, even though it is strongly favored by the White House. Tax reporter Richard Rubin explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/207m 27s

Pandemic Upends the Risk Factor in Some Stocks

Since the start of the pandemic, many stocks seen as safe have become more volatile while riskier stocks have become havens for investors. Markets reporter Karen Langley explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/07/207m 11s

$600 Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire Next Week

Congress continues to debate an extension of the $600 boost to unemployment benefits, which expires at the end of the month. Reporter Eric Morath gives an update on where the talks stand. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/207m 58s

Mortgage Rates Fall to Another Record Low

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record-low 2.98% this week. Reporter Orla McCaffrey explains how long they're likely to remain low and why some consumers aren't able to capitalize. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/207m 3s

Where's My Refund? IRS Still Processing Backlogged Returns.

Millions of taxpayers haven't received their tax refund yet-even those who filed earlier in the year. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains what's behind the delay, and what taxpayers can do to track down their money. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/07/207m 59s

Automatic 401(k) Transfers Would Boost Workers' Savings

More companies are expected to offer automatic 401(k) services, which allow workers to more easily transfer retirement savings to a new job and reduce the temptation to cash out. Retirement reporter Anne Tergesen explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/2010m 5s

Billions in Stimulus Money Available for Low-Income Families

Millions of low- and moderate-income Americans could be missing out on stimulus payments and other government benefits. Code for America's Annelise Grimm discusses a website designed to connect people with tax experts to help them gain access to such funds. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/2011m 42s

Tax Day is July 15: What if You Need More Time?

People suffering financial hardship as a result of the pandemic may not have funds to pay taxes they owe this year. Tax reporter Laura Saunders has tips for avoiding severe penalties, even if you can't pay. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/209m 35s

Which Jobs Are Recovering the Fastest?

A decade's worth of employment gains were wiped out by the rapid spread of the pandemic. Reporter Eric Morath discusses which sectors and demographic groups were hit the hardest, and which are enjoying the quickest recovery. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/208m 3s

Payday Loans Get a Bit Easier to Obtain

The Trump administration's rollback of limits on payday lenders is being welcomed by banks but decried by consumer advocates. Reporter Yuka Hayashi discusses the change and what it could mean for the payday-lending industry. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/207m 47s

New Rules, Later Deadline for Small-Business Loan Program

Congress has extended the deadline to Aug. 8 for small businesses hit by the pandemic to apply for forgivable loans. Our Peter Rudegeair talks about the latest changes to the Paycheck Protection Program. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/209m 5s

States Tackle Retirement-Savings Gap

Millions of workers in the U.S. don't have a plan to set aside money for retirement, but some states are trying to fix that. WSJ contributor Bailey McCann discusses the different approaches states are taking. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/2010m 20s

Streaming TV Services Aren't Such a Bargain Anymore

Consumers who cut the cable-TV cord for cheaper services offering TV over the internet are facing costs not far below traditional pay-TV packages. Reporter Drew FitzGerald explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/208m 25s

Want to Get a Lower College Tuition? Try Asking.

Colleges and universities are increasingly willing to negotiate discounts for tuition and room-and-board expenses in hopes of getting maximum payment from a student without driving them away to a rival campus. Reporter Josh Mitchell explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/2011m 28s

After Strong Quarter, Where Is Wall Street Headed Next?

U.S. stock markets rebounded in the second quarter, and Federated Hermes International CEO Saker Nusseibeh looks ahead to the next three months. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/2011m 22s

Ahead of Small Business Loan Deadline, $134 Billion Remains

On the last day that small businesses can apply for rescue funds under the Paycheck Protection Program, reporter Yuka Hayashi explains why some are passing it up, and where the leftover money could be spent. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/206m 46s

Credit 'Blind Spot' Can Affect Consumers' Ability to Borrow

Lenders are having a difficult time determining consumers' risk profiles because missed payments allowed under the government's stimulus package aren't factored into credit scores. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2010m 59s

Is Your Tax Refund Late? IRS Will Pay You Interest.

Taxpayers who have a refund due from the IRS this year will also receive a separate interest payment. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/208m 52s

Private Equity Could Be Coming to Your 401(k) Program

The Labor Department recently gave the green light for private-equity funds to be included as 401(k) investment options. Reporter Anne Tergesen explains the risks and how likely 401(k) administrators are to add them to retirement plans. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/208m 52s

Should You Cancel Your Travel Credit Cards During the Pandemic?

Travel credit cards have tweaked their rewards to better serve consumers who have put travel on hold during the pandemic. "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney discusses cardholders' options, including whether they should consider switching credit cards. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/208m 28s

Job Interviews From Your Car: Recruiters Hold Curbside Meetings

To strike a balance between meeting job candidates face-to-face and the need for social distancing, some recruiters are holding job interviews as candidates sit in their car. Reporter James Areddy discusses the challenges of staffing up during a pandemic. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/2010m 42s

Credit Card Use Deepens Divide Between Consumer Groups

Small businesses and lower-income consumers often feel more financial pain as people move away from cash when making purchases. Reporter Harriet Torry explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/208m 57s

Deferred Loan Payments: When Will Lenders Say 'Pay Up'?

Americans have skipped payments on more than 100 million student loans, auto loans and other forms of debt since the coronavirus hit the U.S. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis discusses how long lenders are likely to allow missed payments by borrowers. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/209m 42s

Salary History Ban Benefits Women, African-Americans

A new study on laws banning employers from asking job applicants about their salary history shows outsize benefits for African-Americans and women. Reporter Amara Omeokwe explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/209m 3s

SBA Sued Over Rule Excluding Felons From Loan Program

Civil-rights groups sued the Small Business Administration over a rule that excludes business owners with felony convictions from accessing Paycheck Protection Program funds. Reporter Yuka Hayashi explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/206m 14s

Vanguard Aims to Attract Younger Investors With New Robo Service

Vanguard Group, which administers more than 1,500 401(k) plans, will roll out a new automated investment service geared toward younger investors in need of financial assistance. Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen reports. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/208m 5s

Rush of Refund Requests Slows Cash Flow to Consumers

As more people request refunds for things purchased before the pandemic, payment processors are forced to curb the flow of money to businesses and in turn to customers. Reporter Peter Rudegeair explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/209m 13s

Unemployment Benefits Feature in Debate Over New Stimulus Bill

As Congress debates a new stimulus package, high on the list of considerations is whether to reduce unemployment benefits to incentivize people to return to work. Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Davidson explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/209m 31s

Time Is Running Out to Use Gift Cards From Bankrupt Companies

Consumers holding gift cards from retailers that have declared bankruptcy during the pandemic may have limited time to use them. Wall Street Journal reporter Aisha Al-Muslim explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/06/209m 37s

U.S. Savings Rate Hits New Record-But Will It Last?

An influx of cash from government stimulus checks and sweetened unemployment benefits helped push the U.S. savings rate to a record 33% in April. Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Carpenter and financial psychologist Ted Klontz discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/207m 2s

Delaying Loan Payments? Watch Your Credit Score.

As millions of Americans take advantage of a feature in the Cares Act allowing them to delay mortgage and other loan payments, the likelihood of errors by lenders has increased. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains how consumers can prevent errors from harming their credit score. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/207m 17s

IRS Facing Backlog of Taxpayer Correspondence

About a month before the July 15th tax filing deadline, many IRS offices are still closed due to the pandemic and the agency is facing a backlog of millions of pieces of taxpayer correspondence. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/207m 14s

Should You Withdraw From Your 401(k) During the Economic Crisis?

Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen examines the pros and cons of dipping into your retirement savings early to cover expenses during an economic crisis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/209m 38s

Unemployment Fraud Rises as Claims Hit Record Levels

State across the country are dealing with a dramatic rise in fraudulent unemployment claims. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Chaney explains how fraudsters are infiltrating the system. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/06/207m 27s

Banned "Payday" Loan Ads Still Turning Up Online

A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that ads for high-interest "payday" loans are still showing up in online search results, despite being banned several years ago by some of the big tech companies. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/2011m 0s

Making the PPP Loan Process Easier for Minority-Owned Businesses

Wall Street Journal reporter Amara Omeokwe explains how policy makers are working to ensure that rescue funds in the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program reach small businesses in underserved areas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/207m 35s

Relocated Out-of-State During the Pandemic? You May Owe State Tax

Dislocated workers who set up their workstations to out-of-state locations during the pandemic may face additional state tax liabilities. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/207m 34s

Credit-Card Fraud on the Rise During the Pandemic

Credit-card fraudsters are fine-tuning their efforts to steal from consumers during the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis has tips on how to protect your accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/208m 59s

College Students Caught Off Guard by Scholarship Tax

College students lucky enough to receive scholarships often discover too late that taxes could be levied on scholarship money, depending on how it is used. Wall Street Journal reporter Francesca Fontana explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/209m 41s

Saving Money During Coronavirus: Some Not-So-Obvious Tips

More than two dozen financial experts offered tips on how Americans can boost their emergency savings. The Wall Street Journal's Cristina Lourosa discusses some of their ideas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/207m 54s

How To Help Your Parents With Finances in a Pandemic

Helping your parents with their finances can be especially challenging during a pandemic, with elderly people separated from their families. Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Veronica Dagher says children need to know how to help out their parents with documents and paying the bills .. and how to bring up the subject in the first place. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/209m 39s

What to Expect for Summer Gas Prices

Gas prices fell for seven consecutive weeks during the pandemic, but they're steadily rising as the oil sector recovers. Wall Street Journal reporter Amrith Ramkumar discusses what drivers can expect at the pump this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/207m 35s

Finding a Job During the Pandemic: FAQs Answered

A new section of WSJ.com answers key job-seeking questions for people laid off during the coronavirus pandemic and those entering the workforce for the first time. The Wall Street Journal's Ebony Reed explains. Visit the microsite at wsj.com/questions/jobs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/05/208m 51s

U.S. Citizens With Undocumented Spouses Miss Out on Stimulus Payments

Wall Street Journal reporter Kristina Peterson explains the battle brewing in Congress over whether U.S. citizens married to undocumented immigrants should receive stimulus checks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/207m 14s

Will There Be a Second Round of Stimulus Payments?

The $3 trillion stimulus package passed by the Democratic-led House last week faces long odds in the GOP-controlled Senate. But a second round of direct payments to Americans isn't off the table. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/206m 53s

New Rules Streamline Bankruptcy Process for Small Businesses

Changes to bankruptcy rules have reduced the paperwork costs for businesses struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter Katy Stech Ferek explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/208m 10s

Coronavirus: Why Women Have Suffered More Unemployment Than Men

Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Chaney explains why women have suffered steeper job losses than men during the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/206m 27s

IRS Eases Rules on Flexible-Spending Accounts During Pandemic

The IRS is giving employees who have dependent-care flexible-spending accounts, or FSAs, the ability to make midyear changes to contributions. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/208m 1s

Delaying Your Credit-Card Payments: Expect Frustration

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains the challenges consumers are facing when they seek to delay making credit-card payments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/2011m 33s

Fauci Warns of Premature Reopening in U.S.

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health officials testify on coronavirus testing and economic reopening. Supreme Court hears cases related to President Trump's finances. Uber pursues deal to acquire GrubHub. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/202m 14s

Pension Funds Suffer Record Losses in First Quarter

Public pensions fell by the largest amount on record in the first quarter, as a result of market losses driven by the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/208m 9s

Giving a Family Member a Loan? The IRS Wants to Know.

The IRS has strict rules governing loans between family members. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/208m 44s

Surprise: Home Prices Have Risen During the Pandemic

Median home prices rose 8% in March, even as the coronavirus pandemic started shutting down much of the U.S. economy. Wall Street Journal reporter Harriet Torry explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/207m 23s

'Cobra' and Health Insurance: Your Questions Answered

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Veronica Dagher explains the costs and benefits of Cobra, a health insurance continuation program available to many people who have lost their jobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/208m 3s

'Buffer' Funds Protect Investors in Volatile Markets

A relatively new type of fund offers some built-in protection against market and has become popular with investors. Wall Street Journal reporter Mischa Frankl-Duval explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/206m 50s

Auto Lenders Dangle Sweet Deals to Lure Customers

Car dealers and lenders are offering generous incentives to make up for sales lost during the height of the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains which customers are eligible for the sweetened offers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2010m 7s

Congress Acts to Prevent Balloon Mortgage Payments by Homeowners

Confusing language in the federal Cares Act makes it unclear if homeowners who suspend mortgage payments during the pandemic will have to pay the money back in one lump sum. Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Kiernan explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2010m 33s

Why the Small-Business Stimulus Loans Don't Work for All

Restrictions in the Paycheck Protection Program on how small businesses can allocate loan money has left many owners frustrated because they can't cover overhead expenses. Wall Street Journal reporter Yuka Hayashi explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/208m 9s

College Seniors Entering the Workforce: Here's Who's Hiring

LaSalle Network's Tom Gimbel explains how college seniors' expectations for the job market have changed amid the coronavirus pandemic, and which businesses are hiring new workers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/209m 17s

Coronavirus Relief: Some Workers Make More Than on the Job

About half of workers receiving unemployment benefits during the pandemic earn more than they did before they lost their job. Wall Street Journal reporter Eric Morath explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/206m 25s

Stimulus Update: More Payments Go Out This Week

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin gives an update on the government's stimulus payment process, including the status of paper checks and improvements to the IRS website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/206m 32s

Credit Card Companies Are Lowering Your Spending Limit

CreditCards.com analyst Ted Rossman explains why banks and lenders are lowering consumers' credit limits during the pandemic. He also offers tips to avoid cancelation of your credit cards. Have a question about the pandemic? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/207m 25s

Tips if You're Going Into Debt During the Pandemic

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter discusses options Americans should consider if they need to take on debt during the pandemic. Have a question about the pandemic? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/206m 55s

New Small Business Loans: Can They Meet Demand?

The House is expected to approve another $320 billion for loans to small businesses. Wall Street Journal reporter Amara Omeokwe explains why many fear that amount may not meet demand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/206m 48s

After-Hours Trading Volume Soars During the Pandemic

Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains the extreme after-hours volatility in markets in the past several weeks, and how investment returns typically differ from regular trading hours. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/208m 9s

Clothes Retailers Offering Deep Discounts, but Nobody's Buying

Retailers are struggling to sell spring apparel online, even at substantial discounts, during the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter Suzanne Kapner explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/207m 11s

Student Loan Payment Suspension: Your FAQs Answered

Borrowers can suspend student-loan payments through the end of September. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/208m 13s

Stimulus Payments: What Happens if You Get the Wrong Amount?

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin addresses some mishaps that have occurred with direct-deposited coronavirus stimulus payments. Have a question about the coronavirus? Leave us a voice message at (315) 992-8298. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2011m 8s

During the Pandemic, More Renters Pay With Credit Cards

Workers who have been laid off or furloughed have begun using credit cards to pay their monthly rent. Wall Street Journal reporter Will Parker explains the risks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/207m 46s

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Americans' Lack of Savings

Wall Street Journal reporter David Harrison discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, especially among households with little or no savings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/206m 51s

Coronavirus: Travelers Struggle to Get Refunds

Some airlines, cruise lines and other travel companies have been slow to issue refunds to people who canceled plans due to the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street Journal "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/2011m 37s

Will Colleges Issue Coronavirus Refunds?

Colleges and universities that closed their campuses to slow the spread of the coronavirus are grappling with students' calls for refunds for room and board as well as tuition. Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/206m 57s

Retirement Savings and the Stimulus Bill: Your Questions Answered

Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen answers questions from WSJ subscribers about rules included in the stimulus package regarding mandatory withdrawals from IRAs and 401(k) accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/206m 56s

Small Businesses Could Be Hit by Credit-Card Fee Changes

Planned fee increases by credit-card companies could hurt small businesses that are already struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/2011m 22s

Stimulus Jobless Benefits Spur Some Businesses to Cut Workers

Some companies say new unemployment benefits make them more comfortable about cutting payroll costs. Wall Street Journal reporter Patrick Thomas explains how the stimulus package is changing employers' calculus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/207m 16s

Car Insurers Issuing Coronavirus Refunds

Auto insurance companies are issuing premiums refunds to customers as a result of a dramatic drop in miles driven during the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter Leslie Scism explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/209m 32s

Mortgage Lenders Allow Borrowers to Delay Monthly Payments

Provisions in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill call for mortgage lenders to allow borrowers to suspend their monthly payments, known as forbearance. Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains how homeowners can apply for the benefit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/206m 49s

Unemployment Benefits in the Stimulus Bill: Your FAQs Answered

Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Chaney explains unemployment benefits that are part of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, including eligibility and how much people should expect to receive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/207m 28s

Companies Cutting 401(k) Contributions

Companies scrambling for cash are cutting back or suspending matching contributions to employee 401(k) plans. Plus, the $2 trillion stimulus package allows student loan borrowers to turn off payments for six months, interest free. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/2010m 24s

How to Best Spend Your Stimulus Money

Wall Street Journal personal finance editor Bourree Lam discusses the best ways to spend the one-time stimulus payment that millions of Americans will receive this month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/209m 21s

Coronavirus Stimulus Plan: Loans for Small Business

About $350 billion in small business loans are available through the coronavirus stimulus package. Wall Street Journal reporter Amara Omeokwe explains which businesses will be eligible, and whether the inability to repay loans will be forgiven. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/208m 6s

The $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill and Your Retirement Fund

The coronavirus rescue package contains key measures to benefit retirees and those still contributing to their 401(k) and IRA. Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/208m 28s

When to Expect Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin discusses stimulus direct payments to households, including how much money to expect and whether the money will be taxable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/209m 21s

Revising Your Household Budget Amid the Coronavirus

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter discusses ways Americans are adjusting their household budget in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/206m 17s

Coronavirus Pandemic Encourages Estate Planning

The spreading coronavirus pandemic is causing people across several age groups to explore estate planning. Wall Street Journal columnist Julie Jargon discusses apps and online services designed to make estate planning easier. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/207m 44s

Grocers Weren't Prepared for the Pandemic

Wall Street Journal reporter Annie Gasparro explains how ramped up demand by grocery shoppers during the pandemic has forced stores and food companies to revamp their business models to get products on the shelves more efficiently. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/206m 49s

Coronavirus: Lenders Help Consumers Who May Miss Payments

Credit card and mortgage lenders are stepping in to assist consumers who could miss payments as a result of the economic impact of the pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/2011m 40s

Coronavirus: The Effect on Your 401(k)...and Your Mind

Wall Street Journal "Intelligent Investor" columnist Jason Zweig discusses the stress brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, and how investors can avoid making knee-jerk decisions in a bear market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/209m 48s

Student Loan Interest Rates Could Hit Record Lows

Student loan borrowers could soon be able to capitalize on record-low interest rates as the Federal Reserve aims to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains the trade-offs of refinancing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/2010m 32s

Canceling a Trip Due to Coronavirus? Rules May Not Be Clear

The coronavirus outbreak is forcing more consumers to contact their credit-card companies about cancellations. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis discusses the evolving sets of rules they face. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/209m 9s

Coronavirus Fears Drive Mortgage Rates to Record Lows

Historically low mortgage rates have sparked refinancing activity not seen in more than a decade. Wall Street Journal reporter Orla McCaffrey explains how homeowners are flooding lenders with calls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/205m 38s

Event Canceled Due to Coronavirus: Who Foots the Bill?

The coronavirus outbreak has canceled numerous trade shows, festivals and conferences across the globe. And event organizers hoping that insurance will cover their losses are likely to be disappointed. More from the Wall Street Journal's Julie Steinberg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/207m 8s

Companies Tweak Sick-Day Policies as Coronavirus Spreads

Millions of U.S. workers don't get paid time off for illnesses. That can lead some sick employees to come into work anyway. Wall Street Journal reporter Kathryn Dill discusses how companies are handling sick-time benefits during the coronavirus outbreak. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/206m 3s

In A Pandemic: Stockpile Cash or Go Cashless?

Americans are making emergency preparations for possible shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic. But what about money? Should they have a lot of extra cash on hand ... or go cashless. We get some insight from the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/206m 45s

Changing Air Travel Plans Due to Coronavirus? It's Not That Easy

Air travelers trying to change or cancel flight plans due to coronavirus have become frustrated with restrictions imposed by airlines. Passengers may discover they're not eligible for change fee waivers or they may have to re-book quickly. More from Wall Street Journal Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/2010m 27s

Companies Devise Coronavirus Response Plans

Companies are scrambling to come up with contingency plans to respond to the coronavirus crisis. The Wall Street Journal's Chip Cutter says employers are taking steps including sending workers home and separating their teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/207m 4s

Amid Market Chaos, Strategies For Your Retirement Savings

The coronavirus-related market shock has dented a lot of retirement portfolios. The Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen says there are some strategies investors should consider to ensure such stock selloffs don't derail their retirement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/209m 52s

Coronavirus Fears Push Pension Funds Lower

Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers discusses how the market instability caused by coronavirus fears have impacted pension funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/209m 56s

Preparing for Coronavirus: Who's Paying for All This?

From being tested for coronavirus to missed work as a result of self-quarantine, Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains which expenses consumers are likely to be responsible for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/207m 15s

For Many U.S. Cities, the Economic Boom Is Over

Some large U.S. cities are still enjoying post-recession economic expansion, but Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers explains how that is masking struggles in smaller towns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/207m 49s

Companies Give Employees Time Off to Vote

Wall Street Journal reporter Chip Cutter explains how hundreds of companies are rearranging their work day and allowing employees to take time off to vote. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/03/206m 59s

AmEx Misled Business Owners to Increase Sign-Ups

A Wall Street Journal investigation has found that American Express salespeople misrepresented credit card features such as rewards when pitching them to small business owners. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/2011m 21s

Big Question in Retirement Planning: How Long Will I Live?

New online tools and services are allowing retirement savers to incorporate generic and other lifestyle data to better gauge lifespan and future health. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/2011m 32s

Coronavirus: Should You Cancel Your Travel Plans?

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney discusses the risks facing travelers amid the coronavirus scare, and whether airlines are likely to allow passengers to change or cancel plans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/2010m 3s

Companies Giving Consumers an Exit From Subscription Fees

Companies are loosening the rules governing their subscription business models as a way to preserve long-term relationships with their customers. Wall Street Journal contributor Matthew Kassel explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/208m 9s

Coronavirus: How to Invest in a Volatile Market

How can investors protect their holdings in the stock market as it reacts to fears over the spread of the coronavirus? Beacon Capital Management president Chris Cook explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/209m 25s

What Lower Gas Prices Mean for Consumers-And Investors

Declining energy prices have eased the sticker shock at the gas pump and on home heating bills. Wall Street Journal reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains the impact on investors as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/208m 17s

Controlling How Your Financial Data Is Shared Could Get a Lot Easier

A startup called Akoya will set limits on the types of data that financial apps can grab from customers' bank accounts. Wall Street Journal investing reporter Justin Baer explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/208m 15s

The Economics of Freezing Your Eggs

Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Carpenter discusses the decisions women must make and the questions they need to ask if they are considering freezing their eggs in the hopes of getting pregnant later in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2010m 11s

Grocers vs. Big Food Companies for Control of Shelf Space

Big brands are losing the power to dictate how products are displayed on supermarket shelves. Wall Street Journal reporter Annie Gasparro explains how grocers are relying on data to regain control of their shelf space. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/209m 13s

Why Some Car Dealers Tell Borrowers to Stop Making Payments

Some car dealers are encouraging borrowers to stop making payments and instead ask their loan provider to repossess their vehicle. Wall Street Journal reporters AnnaMaria Andriotis and Ben Eisen explain why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/02/2014m 26s

How to Convert Unwanted Gift Cards Into Cash

Consumers have several options if they want to redeem unused gift cards for cash. DealNews.com's Julie Ramhold explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/206m 54s

We Answer Your Retirement Questions

Changes to retirement programs by Congress late last year triggered lots of questions from Wall Street Journal subscribers. Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen has answers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/2010m 48s

Record Credit Card Debt Raises Alarms

Credit card debt rose to record levels in the fourth quarter, according to the Federal Reserve's Household Debt and Credit Report. Wall Street Journal reporter Yuka Hayashi explains how delinquency rates among several age groups have economists concerned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/207m 22s

Companies Provide Employees with Emergency Funds

Employers are launching 'financial wellness' programs to provide workers with funds in emergency situations that might otherwise prevent them from coming in to work. Wall Street Journal contributor Bailey McCann explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/209m 11s

Colleges Offer Students Work Programs Ahead of Graduation

Colleges are offering cooperative-education programs, or co-ops, which allow students to work in their field of study while enrolled to better compete with other job-seekers after graduation. Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/207m 58s

Why There Are So Few Women CEOs

Women are often promoted to executive C-suite positions, but relatively few are elevated to the CEO post. Wall Street Journal reporter Vanessa Fuhrmans explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/2010m 27s

MBA Programs Adding STEM Degrees to Attract Overseas Students

U.S. business schools, in an effort to curb a sharp decline in applications from international students, are adding concentrations in science, technology, engineering and math, known as 'STEM.' Wall Street Journal reporter Patrick Thomas explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/206m 43s

Coronavirus Impact on the Manufacturing Sector

Wall Street Journal reporter Harriet Torry explains concerns economists have regarding the effect the coronavirus could have on the global manufacturing sector, and specifically supply chains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/206m 57s

Home Loan Banks May Veer Into Unregulated Territory

A government organization that backs community lenders, credit unions and small banks is raising eyebrows by potentially lending to groups that face minimal oversight. Wall Street Journal reporter Andrew Ackerman explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/208m 40s

Hotel Resort Fees: The Growing Backlash

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney discusses the growing backlash against fees that hotel companies tack on to the advertised cost of rooms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/2010m 34s

Tax Issues Facing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains tax questions surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to step back from the royal family and split their time between the U.K. and North America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/206m 27s

Turning Your 401(k) Into a Retirement Paycheck

As pensions are phased out by companies, more 401(k) plans are adding features allowing savers to receive regular payouts and stretch their savings. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/205m 45s

Coronavirus Tests Market's Faith in the Global Economy

The spread of the coronavirus outbreak in China has investors worried that it could affect economies worldwide. Wall Street Journal reporter Akane Otani explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/206m 34s

Worldwide Housing Price Stagnation Worries Economists

Global housing markets are losing steam, and holding back prospects for the global economy. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Chaney explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/206m 7s

Why Supermarkets Are Closing Their Pharmacy Counters

Local supermarkets are closing their in-store pharmacies as large drugstore chains expand their offerings. Wall Street Journal reporter Sharon Terlep explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/206m 4s

Is It Time to Get Rid of Security Deposits?

Many lawmakers and municipalities are trying to eliminate security deposits in order to make renting more affordable. Wall Street Journal reporter Will Parker explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/204m 59s

FICO Changes Could Lower Your Credit Score

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis discusses changes coming to the way credit scores are calculated, and how it could make it more difficult for some Americans to borrow money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/2011m 38s

Considering a New Job? Beware a Culture Misfit

Wall Street Journal columnist Joann S. Lublin explains important questions job-seekers should ask to better understand the culture inside a company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/208m 5s

Closing Bell Brief for Tuesday, January 21st

Markets finished lower. Boeing shares closed at 3% after the company said regulators' approval of the return of the troubled 737 MAX jet could be delayed until mid-2020. Natural gas prices fell below $2 and to its lowest level in four years due to oversupply and a mild winter. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/202m 5s

The Disappearing Executive Assistant

Wall Street Journal reporter Rachel Feintzeig explains why executive assistants have been eliminated from U.S. offices in large numbers over the past two decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/207m 49s

Attention, Savers: Congress Can Always Change Retirement Breaks

Last year, Congress cut the tax benefits of Stretch IRAs, which are passed down to non-spouse heirs. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Saunders reminds us that Congress has long considered trimming retirement breaks, and savers should be aware that their breaks might be targeted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/207m 46s

How Burnout Is Impacting the Health Industry

Burnout is high among physicians, especially those between the ages of 40 and 54, a recent survey revealed. The Wall Street Journal's Brianna Abbott discusses what's behind the extra stress and how doctors are coping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/207m 32s

A Surge in Luxury Apartment Construction

Builders are on track to finish more new apartments in 2020 than in any year since the 1980s. The Wall Street Journal's Will Parker said the rise is led by a spike in luxury apartment rentals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/205m 44s

U.S. Factories Luring Workers With Hefty Perks

As they face the task of filling 500,000 unfilled positions, U.S. factories are luring workers with perks such as bonuses and relocation payments. Wall Street Journal reporter Austen Hufford explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/207m 11s

Should the Government Provide Americans a Minimum Income?

Wall Street Journal reporter Jake Schlesinger discusses a proposal put forth by Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang to issue $1,000 monthly payments to Americans, commonly known as universal basic income. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/01/208m 6s

California Aims to Launch Its Own Prescription Drug Label

Wall Street Journal reporter Jared S. Hopkins discusses how a California plan to launch its own prescription drug would use governmental purchasing power to control rising health care costs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/207m 0s

Some Bonds Tied to Student Loans Won't Mature Until the 2070s

Wall Street Journal reporter Cezary Podkul explains how student loan borrowers extending their re-payment schedules have forced issuer of bonds tied to student debt to move the maturity date decades into the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/208m 3s

What To Do Now To Avoid Amending Your Tax Return

Wall Street Journal contributor Tom Herman explains steps taxpayers can take to avoid making costly errors and omissions on their tax returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/209m 13s

Municipal Bonds: Supercharged Returns in 2020?

Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers discusses 2019's record cash inflow into mutual funds containing municipal bonds, and whether that trend is likely to continue in 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/2010m 14s

The Hottest Thing in Life Insurance Has Serious Risks

Indexed universal life insurance, tied to stock market gains, can generate sizable returns for investors. But Wall Street Journal reporter Leslie Scism explains how insurers could be underplaying serious risks to policyholders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/2010m 8s

Working in the 2020s: Lessons Learned from the 2010s

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter spoke with several people who began their careers during the last decade, and are applying wisdom learned about debt, jobs and saving for retirement this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2011m 34s

Creating a Budget in 2020: Not Having a Budget Could Be Best

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains how creating a budget and not having a budget at all can be equally effective in managing your money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/205m 34s

Buying a Car: Some Dealerships Inflate Borrowers' Income

A Wall Street Journal analysis has revealed that some car dealerships are dressing up car-loan applications with fake, inflated incomes in order to help a customer secure financing and complete a sale. Reporters Ben Eisen and AnnaMaria Andriotis explain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/12/1914m 16s

What It's Really Like to Be an Airbnb Landlord

Wall Street Journal contributor Matthew Kassel explains the taxes and fees, as well as home prep, involved in renting out a room or you entire house through services like Airbnb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/198m 21s

Prepaid College Tuition Plans: Pros and Cons

Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk explains the benefits of prepaying for college tuition. She also discusses the differences between prepaid tuition plans and traditional 529 college savings plans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/12/197m 27s

Making Small Adjustment to Your Finances Can Pay Off Big Time

Wall Street Journal personal finance and retirement reporter Anne Tergesen discusses tips from coaches and economists to make behavioral changes 'stick' in the new year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/12/199m 4s

OK to Regift Unwanted Presents? Research Says Yes

Is it OK to regift a present you received that you don't want? Harvard University's Michael Norton explains research behind regifting, and whether you're likely to offend the original gift-giver, or the regift recipient. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/12/199m 27s

New Spending Bill: Inheriting IRAs Just Got Complicated

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains changes to 'stretch IRAs', which allow savers to pass on IRA holdings on to grandchildren and younger generations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/196m 4s

Spending Bill: Big Changes for Retirement System

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen outlines key major changes to the nation's retirement system in the new spending bill approved by Congress this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/197m 57s

Options Traders Are Preparing for a Market Decline

Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains that, despite the market's current upward trend, many options traders are spending large sums of money to hedge against a market pullback. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/197m 12s

Hidden Fees Dent Teachers' Retirement Savings

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains how hidden fees, the result of ties between administrators hired by school districts for their teacher retirement plans and the companies behind the plans themselves, cost teachers significant amount of money in their retirement accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/1911m 10s

Bitcoin: What Could Trigger Another Rally?

On the two-year anniversary of bitcoin's all-time high, Wall Street Journal cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna explains why trading has remained at such low levels, and what could trigger another run higher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/1912m 52s

Brexit: How Investors Can Make Money

Pictet Asset Management's Richard Dias explains how investors can capitalize on the U.K.'s plan to separate from the European Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/1910m 18s

Grocers Are Racing to Fulfill Your Online Orders

The nation's largest grocers are spending millions to build warehouses in anticipation of more shoppers ordering groceries online. Wall Street Journal Jaewon Kang explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/197m 38s

Grocers Are Racing to Fulfill Your Online Orders

The nation's largest grocers are spending millions to build warehouses in anticipation of more shoppers ordering groceries online. Wall Street Journal Jaewon Kang explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/197m 44s

Lululemon Puts the Spotlight on Men's Clothing

Lululemon became a multi-billion dollar company through the sale of yoga clothing, but it is re-directing the spotlight on its line of high-end men's apparel. Wall Street Journal reporter Charity Scott explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/196m 45s

Picking 401(k) Funds Can Be as Easy as ABC, and That's Bad

Research has revealed that many 401(k) retirement plan participants select funds based on the first letter of the fund's name, or if the fund appears at the top of a list, rather than researching financial data. Wall Street Journal contributor Daisy Maxey explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/197m 21s

U.S. Factories: White-Collar Education for Blue-Collar Work

Wall Street Journal reporter Austen Hufford explains how problem solving and computerized automation required in post-recession manufacturing jobs means workers with college degrees will soon outnumber those without. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/199m 38s

Freelance Workers Should Make These Tax Moves Now

Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders discusses tax moves freelance workers should make before the Dec. 31 deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/198m 29s

Online Mattress Business: Never-Ending Free Trials

Wall Street Journal reporter Stephanie Yang explains how some online mattress customers sign up for a series of free trials from numerous companies over the course of several years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/199m 52s

How Sly Travelers Cut Their Airfares in Half

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains how airlines adding new routes to their schedules can result in substantial reductions in airfares. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/198m 58s

How to Have Productive Money Talks With Family

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter discusses how different generations of family members can make conversations about money less awkward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/198m 21s

Credit Unions Are All Grown Up

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains how many credit unions have become big enough to purchase small banks. He also discusses concerns that some credit unions may struggle during a recession. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/199m 6s

Beware the Gift Card Scam

Wall Street Journal reporter Julie Jargon explains how scammers posing as grandchildren, government officials and tech-support agents trick people into purchasing store gift cards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/197m 41s

Amazon, Target, Walmart: The One-Day Shipping Battle

Wall Street Journal corporate bureau chief Marcelo Prince explains the competition between retailers Amazon, Target and Walmart to provide one-day shipping to customers during the holiday season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/198m 15s

Holiday Shopping and the Generational Divide

Wall Street Journal style reporter Ray A. Smith explains how different generations approach shopping during the holidays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/1911m 30s

Why the StubHub Sale Won't Solve All of EBay's Problems

Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher explains why EBay sold ticketing business StubHub, and why the sale won't remove EBay from Amazon's shadow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/197m 13s

Business Activity Pumps U.S. Economy Amid Global Slowdown

Amid a prolonged global economic slowdown, the U.S. economy is showing strength thanks to increased business activity. Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Hannon explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/198m 36s

Why Some Unions Are Losing Members, and Revenue

Wall Street Journal reporter Kris Maher discusses the impact of a 2018 Supreme Court decision that allowed union members to opt out of membership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/199m 13s

New Data: Which College Graduates Make the Most?

Wall Street Journal reporter Andrea Fuller discusses new government data detailing the salaries, as well as debt liabilities, of recent college graduates according to their major. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/1911m 50s

Health Savings Accounts: Your Questions Answered

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains the benefits of health savings accounts, or HSAs, and how they can be an effective savings tool. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/1911m 9s

How to Find Cheap Stocks in a Hot Stock Market

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Michael Wursthorn discusses how the S&P 500 Value Index has risen 11% over the three months, and how small investors can take part in the current value stocks rally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/199m 3s

Elizabeth Warren's Tax Plan: Rates for Some Could Exceed 100%

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin discusses Democratic presidential candidate Richard Rubin discusses Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's proposed tax plan. Under the plan, some wealthy Americans could face rates above 100%. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/1911m 16s

Tax Tips: Make These Changes Now to Save in 2020

Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders discusses moves taxpayers should make before the end of the year that could save them money when preparing their tax returns in 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/1910m 18s

Google to Offer Checking Accounts

Google plans to offer checking accounts to its U.S. users next year. Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegair explains how customers will access their money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/1910m 40s

Baby Boomers Staying Home, Not Moving into Senior Housing

Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Grant explains how 'aging in place' technology is encouraging baby boomers to stay in their homes and not move to senior housing. (News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/1912m 31s

What's Luring Billionaires to Florida?

President Trump follows a rich tradition of wealthy people leaving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and establishing residency in Florida. Wall Street Journal reporter Juliet Chung explain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/199m 34s

Letting Your Employer Invest Your 401(k) Money Is a Big Mistake

Financial security expert Pamela Yellen explains why employees should take control of their 401(k) retirement investments and not rely on their employer to invest for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/1915m 9s

Want to Leave Your IRA to Your Grandkids? Not So Fast

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains proposed legislation that would significantly change the rules that govern passing on tax-free IRA dollars to heirs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/199m 22s

Will the Rental Industry Survive an Economic Downturn?

Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart examines the rental economy, and whether Americans will maintain their renting ways if the economy turns downward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/1911m 5s

It's About Time Financial Advisers Spoke in Plain English

Often times financial advisers leave customers confused in a blizzard of jargon and gobbledygook. Wall Street Journal 'Intelligent Investor' columnist Jason Zweig explains how the SEC is directing advisers to clear up confusing language. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/1912m 33s

How Women Can Develop More Financial Confidence

Susan Neely of the American Council of Life Insurers discusses how women can better educate themselves and develop a sharper sense of confidence when it comes to managing money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/199m 28s

White House Backs Off Fuel Emissions Freeze

A.M. Edition for November 1st: The Trump administration is backing away from a plan to freeze tailpipe-emissions targets for new vehicles through 2025 - Ben Foldy has more. Plus, it's jobs day! Eric Morath has a preview of what to expect. And - the rise of the $100 million home. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/1911m 42s

Consumer Credit Card Use Isn't Growing, and Banks Are Worried

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Telis Demos explains how a pullback in consumers' credit card use is pressuring earnings at the big banks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/199m 22s

The Fed Lowers Interest Rates: Impact on Your Finances

Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains how short-term interest rates, lowered by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday, impacts consumer finance products like mortgages and student loans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/196m 41s

Companies Re-Evaluating Their Bereavement Leave Policies

More companies are putting extra thought into their bereavement leave policies to accommodate, among other things, employee travel needs and the changing definition of family. Wall Street Journal 'Work & Family' columnist Sue Shellenbarger explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/197m 54s

'Tis the Season for Robots to Take Holiday Seasonal Jobs

Wall Street Journal reporter Jennifer Smith explains how holiday season job seekers looking for work at warehouses will be in direct competition with robots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/197m 12s

Penalties for Missing a Single Student Loan Payment

Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk explains penalties that some federal and private lenders may levy if a borrower misses just one student loan payment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/198m 18s

Open Enrollment: Avoiding Errors When Choosing Benefits

Signing up for benefits through open enrollment can be overwhelming. Voya's Mona Zielke explains careful research employees and insurance purchasers should do in order to select appropriate levels of coverage and avoid making errors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/199m 45s

Gas Prices: What's Behind Regional Price Differences?

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains why in some areas of the country, motorists pay the national average of $2.60 for a gallon of gas, while in others people pay more than $4.00. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/198m 45s

Why Home Sales Aren't Rising as Mortgage Rates Fall

Wall Street Journal real estate reporter Laura Kusisto takes the current pulse of the housing market, and explains why sales fell 2.2% in September even as mortgage rates have fallen below 4%. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/198m 58s

Debunking Myths About Your Credit Score

There are several misconceptions and myths regarding what can drive your credit score up or down. Wall Street Journal news editor Demetria Gallegos explains, including how to obtain a free credit report. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/1912m 1s

Retirement Planning: Beware of Surprise Expenses

Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Ruffenach discusses unplanned expenses that can quickly cut into retirement savings. He explains how people can plan for and avoid financial surprises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/197m 45s

Nestlé Shakes Up Its Bottled-Water Business

Wall Street Journal reporter Saabira Chaudhuri explains how Nestlé plans to overhaul its bottled-water business to meet changing consumer tastes and focus on sustainability. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/1910m 12s

New Reality Show Tackles Student Debt

A new reality TV show from executive producer Ashton Kutcher helps students and graduates pay down their student debt by teaching them lessons in spending and saving. Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Carpenter explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/199m 49s

You Make $100,000? It Might Not Be Enough to Buy a Home

Wall Street Journal reporter Ryan Dezember discusses the record number of families earning six-figure salaries who are forced to rent their homes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/1912m 11s

Interest Rates Are Falling. Why Aren't Credit Card Rates?

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains why credit card rates have not fallen this year as broader interest rates have. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/10/1913m 9s

Google Bans Payday Loans From Its App Store

Google has purged from its Google Play app store apps that offer payday loans with interest rates of 36% or more. The Wall Street Journal's Yuka Hayashi has the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/198m 34s

Why Mortgage Rates Haven't Fallen in Lockstep With Interest Rates

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains why mortgage rates have fluctuated but have not fallen as the Federal Reserve has lowered interest rates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/198m 7s

Why Social Media Shouldn't Forget About Mom and Dad

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Laura Forman discusses why social media sites like Snapchat should consider expanding beyond their current focus on 'Generation Z' to reach parents and older adults to boost ad revenue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/197m 3s

California's New Rent-Control Law: More States to Follow

Wall Street Journal reporter Alejandro Lazo discusses California recently passed rent control law that aims to curb the state's homelessness problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/199m 1s

Why Pensions Are Fading Away

In light of GE freezing pension benefits for 20,000 workers, Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers discusses the state of pensions in corporate America and how they differ from 401(k) accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/10/198m 50s

How Home Equity Affects College Financial Aid

Wall Street Journal real estate columnist Beth DeCarbo explains how some colleges and universities figure home equity in determining the amount of financial aid a student will receive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/1910m 43s

Online Stock Trading: Fees Drop to Zero

Charles Schwab, E*Trade and TD Ameritrade have eliminated fees for online stock and options trading. Wall Street Journal reporter Alexander Osipovich explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/197m 54s

The 7-Year Car Loan: Not as Economical as You Think

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen discusses the popularity of six- and seven-year car loans, and how it is an indication of the struggles of the middle class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/1910m 33s

Young Investors: Invest Now and Plan for Tomorrow

Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains why investors in their 20s and 30s should not be intimidated by current market volatility, and should invest with the long term in mind. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/199m 8s

Stock Market: What to Expect in the 4th Quarter

Federated Investors chief equity markets strategist Phil Orlando discusses specific events expected in the fourth quarter and they are likely to impact equity markets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/10/1910m 54s

How to Buy a Sweater Without Cash or a Credit Card

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains point-of-sale installment loans, which allows consumers to purchase merchandise with fixed payments over a pre-determined amount of time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/1916m 30s

Lower Your Mortgage Interest Rate With No Refinancing

Wall Street Journal reporter Katy McLaughlin explains loan modifications, in which banks will lower a customer's mortgage rate without refinancing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/1911m 15s

Employer-Provided Health Coverage Passes $20,000 a Year

Wall Street Journal health reporter Anna Wilde Mathews explains why employer-provided health care costs, for both families and individuals, continue to rise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/197m 5s

Overtime Pay Going Up for More Than a Million Workers

A new rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, will increase overtime pay for both hourly as well as some salaried workers. Wall Street Journal reporter Andrew Ackerman explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/197m 47s

Bitcoin: NYSE Owner Launches New Futures Market

Wall Street Journal reporter Alexander Osipovich discusses a new bitcoin futures market launched Intercontinental Exchange and it could result in more widespread acceptance of cybercurrency by merchants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/199m 16s

Wall Street's Recession Fears Have Eased

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani explains economic factors that have led August's sharp recession fears among investors, which triggered broad market selloffs, to fade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/198m 29s

Google Pay Is the Mobile Payment King in India

Wall Street Journal reporter Newley Purnell explains how Google Pay became the leading mobile payments app in India. Indians have helped the app register more downloads worldwide than PayPal and Venmo in the first half of the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/1912m 56s

The Outlook for U.S. Gas Prices

Wall Street Journal reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains why gas prices have risen since the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, and why it's hard to predict how much more they'll rise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/1910m 33s

Comcast Announces New 'Peacock' Streaming Service

Comcast says its new 'Peacock' streaming service will join a crowded field in April and compete with Netflix. Wall Street Journal entertainment reporter Joe Flint explains the cost as well as star power expected on the service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/1911m 47s

Banks Are Back in the Mortgage Bond Business

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains why banks have re-entered the mortgage-backed securities business, and safeguards now in place to protect both investors and consumers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/199m 7s

Starting Out on $50K

Wall Street Journal reporter Francesca Fontana discusses her interviews with recent college graduates who earn around $50,000 annually and how are they are able to cover expenses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/198m 51s

Need Cash? The Bank Might Want to See Your Phone Bill

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMarie Andriotis explains how banks and lenders are going beyond credit score and using new sets of data to reach consumers who might have little or no credit history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/1911m 54s

President Trump Weighs Lowering Capital Gains Taxes

Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Davidson discusses a proposal from President Trump that would tie capital gains taxes to the inflation rate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/198m 12s

Women's Spending Power and How Companies Reach Them

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Laura Forman explains the lack of research behind the spending habits of women who are a household's top breadwinner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/197m 50s

Your Portfolio: How Many Mutual Funds Is Too Many?

Adding mutual funds and ETFs to your portfolio is a good way to achieve diversity, but Wall Street Journal contributor Dan Weil explains why investors should be mindful of many they own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/197m 53s

Payday-Type Loans: Lenders Want Airtight Rules

Banks are being encouraged to re-enter the short-term loan business, known by some as payday loans. Wall Street Journal reporter Lalita Clozel explains banks and other lenders want regulations that are consistent and won't be affected by changes in political power. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/1910m 23s

Key Differences Between IRA and 401(k) Accounts

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders discusses differences between 401(k) and IRA retirement accounts, and how not understanding them can cost taxpayers significant sums of money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/197m 25s

Stock Market: Euphoria or on the Cusp of Doom?

Wall Street Journal markets columnist James Mackintosh decodes mixed messages coming from the bond market and stock market about the economic climate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/199m 6s

More States Legalizing Mobile Sports Betting

After New Jersey has run neck-and -neck with Nevada in the mobile sports betting market, more states was in on the action. Wall Street Journal gambling reporter Katherine Sayre explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/197m 41s

Online Savings Rates Are Headed Lower

Wall Street Journal reporter Allison Prang explains why interest rates on online savings accounts, which have significantly outpaced rates at traditional savings accounts, are moving lower. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/09/197m 29s

Airlines Solving Some of Passengers' Biggest Headaches

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains how airlines, after grouping themselves in alliances, are getting around to syncing their computer systems to eliminate some frustrations facing passengers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/199m 56s

Experience Needed! Companies Seeking Seasoned CFOs

CFO Journal's Nina Trentmann explains how companies in the Fortune 500 and S&P 500 are turning to more seasoned executives to sit in the finance chief post. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/198m 36s

Rising Student Debt Attracts Debt Relief Scams

A Wall Street Journal investigation has revealed several companies offering student-debt relief services that turn out to be scams or make illegal promises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/199m 28s

Big Tech Shares Lose Their Wall Street Spotlight

Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Wuesthorn explains how the so-called FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) have ceded the spotlight to software firms as the companies have fallen on challenging times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/1910m 27s

The Most Toxic Spending Habits

Ally Bank's Emily Shallal details the people's worst habits that can derail personal and family finances. They include hiding spending from others, and keeping up with the Kardashians. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/198m 57s

Going to College: Put Mental Health on Your Checklist

Ohio State University chief wellness officer Dr. Bernadette Melnyk explains how students should prepare for the stress of college leading to missed check-ups, workouts, unhealthy eating and depression. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/198m 14s

Interest Rates: Impact on Small Business

TD Bank's Jay DesMarteau discusses the impact and benefits of low interest rates on small business owners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/1910m 30s

You Plan to Work Past Age 65. Here's Why You Won't

Financial security expert Pamela Yellen explains why most people stop working much earlier than planned, and offers safe investment tips to reduce the chances of running out of money in retirement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/1912m 34s

How to Avoid College Buyer's Remorse

Citizens Bank's Brendan Coughlin highlights common mistakes college students and their families make while researching and securing financial aid for higher education. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/08/1910m 25s

The Math Behind Olive Garden's 'Never Ending Pasta Pass'

The Olive Garden restaurant chain recently alerted winners of its annual Never Ending Pasta Pass. Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street editor Spencer Jakab explains how the promotion is cost-effective for the chain, and how similar promotions have been misfires for other companies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/1913m 25s

Real Estate Industry Tries to Solve Its Scammers Problem

More than 11,000 people in the real estate industry have been scammed out of $150 million, just in 2018 alone. Wall Street Journal 'Mansion' columnist Beth DeCarbo has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/198m 51s

First-Time Condo Buyers Get a Boost from the Government

New rules to help revive the entry-level condo market for first-time buyers include only a 3.5% down payment requirement and lower credit score than conventional loans. Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/08/197m 42s

Should Your Resume Look Like an Instagram Post?

Generation Z, or people born after 1998, are adding photos, graphics and emoji to their resumes to help tell their stories. Wall Street Journal reporter Chip Cutter explains not all employers are receptive to the new style. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/196m 53s

The Federal Reserve's New Tool in Case of Recession

Wall Street Journal reporter Lalita Clozel explains the countercyclical capital buffer, a new tool the Federal Reserve can use to avert a credit crunch in the event of another economic downturn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/08/198m 36s

College Grads Seek Return on Education Investment

Higher education opens the door for many people to find higher-paying jobs, but Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell explains why a growing number of people haven't been able to capitalize on their college degree. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/1910m 50s

Where You Went to College Could Determine Credit Approval

The introduction of alternative data to evaluate creditworthiness has gained traction, but has also raised fairness questions. Wall Street Journal reporter Yuka Hayashi explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/198m 17s

Overtime Pay: New Rules to Make More Workers Eligible

A proposed set of federal rules would raise the threshold eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay. Wall Street Journal reporter Rachel Feintzeig explains how many state proposals would raise that threshold further. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/197m 14s

U.S. Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019

Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers explains why some public pensions fell short of projected returns this year, and how governments are forced to fill in the financial gap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/199m 45s

High-Speed Trading: NYSE Moving into the Fast Lane

The New York Stock Exchange's core technology goes through an overhaul this month in order to process faster trading. Wall Street Journal reporter Alexander Osipovich explains how the overhaul project, called Pillar, has hit speed bumps in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/197m 58s

Why the Federal Reserve Is Investigating Amazon

Wall Street Journal reporter Liz Hoffman explains why Federal Reserve investigators paid a visit to an Amazon Web Services facility last spring, and why several more visits by the Feds are expected. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/199m 39s

Tapping Your Mortgage for Cash Faces New Restrictions

The ability of homeowners to withdraw cash when refinancing their mortgage will face new restrictions in September. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/196m 59s

Interest Rates: Fed's Cut Could Mean Higher Bond Yields

Wall Street Journal reporter Sam Goldfarb explains why some investors see the Federal Reserve's 0.25% interest rate cut as a path toward higher bond yields. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/198m 15s

Bosses Rarely Take 'Mental Health Days' Off; They Should

Entrepreneurial and managerial burnout can negatively impact staff and production. Workplace and career psychologist Andrea Goeglein discusses why managers are reluctant to take mental health days, and how not doing so can put them in negative light with their superiors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/199m 15s

Why You Should Consider a 'Solo 401(k)'

Wall Street Journal contributor Jeff Brown explains the advantages and benefits of a 'solo 401(k)', and why freelancers in a gig economy should especially consider opening one. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/1910m 44s

U.S. Public Pensions: Victims of Rosy Future Predictions?

Heard on the Street editor Spencer Jakab explains how overconfident economic predictions may have contributed to the current scenario where U.S. state and local pensions have less than 73% of the assets they need to fund future obligations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/198m 43s

Relationship Pricing: Banks Want to Be Your Everything

Wall Street Journal reporter Katy McLaughlin explains how banks increasingly offer attractive, relationship pricing in the hopes of being the banker, mortgage lender and financial adviser to a customer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/1910m 57s

Here's How to Travel the World at 90% Off

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney discusses some perks enjoyed by airline employees, including nearly free tickets to destinations of their choice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/07/1910m 28s

Interest Rate Chatter: It Boosts Gold and Yen Prices, Too

Word of a possible interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve has boosted prices of commodities and currencies, like the Japanese Yen, as well as stocks. Wall Street Journal Ira By Ira Iosebashvili explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/198m 36s

The Downside of Lower Mortgage Rates for Banks

Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains how lower mortgage rates can negatively impact banks' mortgage servicing businesses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/07/197m 30s

Marriage Taxes: Should Couples Say "I Don't" Instead?

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains how couples who choose to remain single can reap substantial tax benefits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/198m 22s

Interest Rates: July Data Adds Confusion to Fed-Watching

Some investors have predicted a 25-basis point interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve in late July, while others feel a 50-basis point move is possible. Markets reporter Akane Otani explains how July's economic data has cast uncertainty on the Fed's next move. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/197m 45s

Shale Production Slows as Oil Rigs Go Inactive

Wall Street Journal energy reporter Stephanie Yang explains why the number of active oil rigs in the U.S. has fallen to a 17-month low. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/198m 9s

Corporate Pensions Could Suffer From Lower Interest Rates

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Lauren Silva Laughlin explains how an expected interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve could negatively impact corporate pension funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/197m 10s

Lower Interest Rates Likely to Curb Banks' Earnings

Wall Street Journal reporter Telis Demos explains the relationship between a potential interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve, what banks charge to loan money, deposit rates they give to consumers, and banks' earnings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/07/1910m 49s

Is the Party Over? Earnings Could Sour Wall Street's Mood

Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart explains how some on Wall Street have not priced in the likelihood of disappointing second-quarter earnings from many companies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/197m 30s

Your 401(k) Plan Is Getting More Income Options

Annuities, essentially guaranteed monthly income for as long as a retiree lives, are coming to 401(k) plans. Wall Street Journal reporter Yuka Hayashi explains how annuities could be beneficial to retirees unable to cover their basic living expenses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/198m 58s

Health Law: Court Comments Cloud Stocks' Future

Comments by a federal appeals court on the Affordable Care Act could paint a very cloudy future for health care stocks. Heard on the Street columnist Charley Grant explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/197m 46s

Fire Up the Grill! Propane Prices Have Simmered Down

Wall Street Journal reporter Ryan Dezember explains why propane prices have dropped by about 50% in the past year, and how the U.S. became the world's largest supplier. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/198m 34s

Bank Stocks Might Not Be as Cheap as They Appear

Have shares of the big banks priced in enough of a possibility of economic bad news on the horizon? Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street deputy editor Aaron Back explains how not forecasting negative events could make the stocks appear cheaper than they actually are. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/198m 26s

Gen Z in the Workplace: College Grads Supervising Seniors?

The arrival of Generation Z (those born after 1997) in the workplace means there could be as many as five generations working at a company simultaneously. XpertHR's Robert Teachout explains how employers can better understand the needs of different generations and overcome hurdles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/1912m 53s

Vacation With Your Signifcant Other: Who Pays for What?

Wall Street Journal 'Young Money' columnist Kevin McAllister discusses the dilemma often facing people vacationing with friends or romantic partners regarding how expenses are divided. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/1910m 28s

Food Companies Bet on Americans Getting 'the Munchies'

Food companies are investing in the snacking industry, even as growth in the category has been uneven. Wall Street Journal reporter Micah Maidenberg explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/199m 5s

Americans' Spending Is Up, But Fears Persist

Wall Street Journal economics reporter Sarah Chaney explains what's driving consumer spending, which rose in April and May, and what may cause them to curtail spending later his year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/197m 6s

Wall Street in 2019: A Look Ahead to the 2nd Half

Federated chief equity market strategist Phil Orlando looks ahead to Wall Street in the second half of 2019 and what challenges potentially facing investors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/1911m 19s

Options Traders Don't See This Market Rally Ending Soon

Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains what is spurring optimism among options traders with regard to the future of the current market rally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/198m 8s

Can't Buy Me Love? Facebook Aims to Firm Up User Support

Facebook's anticipated significant advertising ramp-up is intended to secure its existing user base. Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Laura Forman discusses challenges the social media giant faces. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/197m 39s

Why Investors Feel Glum Even as Markets Flirt With Records

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani explains why market observers and investors are pessimistic about the rest of 2019, even as the major markets approach record territory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/198m 31s

Workers Not Threatened by Artificial Intelligence

Half of workers polled feel A.I. and automation will not have a negative impact on their jobs. Robert Half's Paul McDonald explains how workers and managers actually feel new technology will increase workers' productivity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/198m 13s

Gold Prices Are Glittering as Fed Talks Interest Rate Cuts

Gold prices have surged to nearly six-year highs as the Federal Reserve considers reducing interest rates. Wall Street Journal reporter Joe Wallace explains other commodities whose prices have also risen, and others whose prices have not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/198m 38s

Possible Interest Rates Cuts to Come: How to Invest

PGIM Fixed Income chief investment strategist Robert Tipp explains how investors can play the market to be in position for expected interest rate reductions over the next 12 to 16 months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/1912m 41s

Why Private Equity Megafunds Aren't Beating the Market

Wall Street Journal reporter Miriam Gottfried explains why private equity megafunds (minimum $10 billion) have struggled in recent years to beat the public markets in investment returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/198m 55s

Gucci's Hottest Sales Location: The Airport

Air passengers with extra time are spending billions buying luxury goods in airport terminals. Wall Street Journal reporter Sharon Terlep explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/197m 24s

Uber, Lyft Stocks in Line for Millions in Index Cash

Companies whose IPOs occured on or before May 10, incluing Uber and Lyft, are set to join the FTSE Russell 1000 and 2000 indexes. Wall Street Journal reporter Corrie Driebush explains how that could impact their share prices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/199m 10s

Companies Helping Workers Build Emergency Funds

More companies are offering financial incentives to employees to encourage them to open savings and retirement account. Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen explains how the companies benefit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/198m 51s

IPO Market Could Be a Lifeline for Neiman Marcus, PetSmart

Wall Street Journal reporter Soma Biswas explains how the IPOs of properties owned by struggling retailers Neiman Marcus and PetSmart could help patch financial tensions between the companies and their creditors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/198m 0s

Crowdsourcing Often Sparks New Business Ideas

In addition to relying on research and development staff to conceive new business ideas, many companies are tapping into the brainpower of rank-and-file workers to help move forward. Wall Street Journal news editor Henry Williams has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/196m 51s

Frackers Drill for Cash Elsewhere After Wall Street Exits

Wall Street Journal energy reporter Rebecca Elliott explains how fracking companies have had to search elsewhere for cash after Wall Street investors became impatient waiting for the companies to report profits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/199m 40s

Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: The Investment Challenge

Should you put your money in shares of companies that serve millennials (born from 1981-1996) or baby boomers (born in the 1940s)? Heard on the Street columnist Mike Bird discusses a pair of portfolios created to track each age group's habits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/1911m 21s

Farming in 2019: The Farmer's Almanac Doesn't Apply

This year's extremely wet planting season and catastrophic flooding has caused farmers, as well as investors, to cast aside traditional planning tools like The Farmer's Almanac to gauge weather. Heard on the Street's Lauren Silva Laughlin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/198m 7s

Square's Receipts Are Going to the Wrong People

Mistyped credit card numbers or newly assigned phone numbers have caused receipts generated by the Square payment processing app to wind up in unintended hands. Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegair explains how the wayward receipts have resulted in blown gift surprises, or problems more serious. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/197m 49s

Vocational High Schools Allow Students to Enter Workforce

A $16 million campus in Dallas is one of several public schools that have opened vocational and career centers nationwide to serve students who want to skip college and go right into the workforce. Wall Street Journal reporter K-12 reporter Tawnell Hobbs explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/06/198m 40s

Roth 401(k): Your Questions Answered

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders answers some of the mountain of letters and emails sent in following her previous podcast in which she detailed differences between traditional and Roth 401(k) retirement accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/198m 57s

College Enrollment Down for the 7th Straight Year

The Wall Street Journal's Jake Holland explains what's behind the extended decline in college enrollment across the U.S. and the pronounced effect on smaller schools. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/197m 36s

How Much Money Would You Need to Be 'Wealthy'?

The latest Charles Schwab modern wealth survey highlights a disconnect between the perceptions of ourselves and our actual behaviors when it comes to investing and savings. Schwab's Terri Kallsen also explains how Americans define wealth and what they feel it takes to be wealthy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/1910m 41s

REITs Betting Big on the Mortgage Market

Real estate investment trusts, also known as REITs, are stepping up their investment in the mortgage market at levels not seen since 2013. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/1910m 2s

$3.75M Signing Bonus: The Red-Hot Competition for CFOs

Silicon Valley companies are struggling to find chief financial officers with the right set of diverse skills to help bring them to the public markets. CFO Journal editor Jack Hagel discusses the fierce competition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/199m 20s

U.S.-China Trade Spat: Wall Street Senses a Deal

There are specific signals present that indicate Wall Street is not in panic mode sees a trade agreement between the U.S. and China as likely. Reporter Akane Otani explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/199m 28s

Should a Financial Adviser Inherit a Client's Assets?

A Wall Street Journal report detailing a financial adviser's inheritance of 25% of a client's assets has resulted in Congress getting involved to potentially change the law. Journal reporter Gretchen Morgenson has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/199m 28s

Savings Account Interest Rates Are Headed Lower

Wall Street Journal reporter Allison Prang explains why interest rates on savings and CDs are likely to move lower, and has tips for still finding attractive rates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/197m 10s

SEC Has Only Collected Half of $20 Billion in Fines

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has only been able to collect about half of the $20 billion in fines it has levied in the past five years. Wall Street Journal reporter Dave Michaels explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/05/198m 17s

Why You Should Consider Investing in a Roth 401(k)

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains the differences between a traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) retirement account. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/198m 35s

Should You Hand Over Personal Data to the Airlines?

Airlines soon will have numerous new ways to track passengers and make note of their preferences. Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains how this is likely to raise new concerns about the balance between convenience and data security. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/1912m 20s

Class of 2019: Lower Starting Salaries Than 2018 Grads

Class of 2019 college graduates will see lower average salary increases this year compared to students who graduated in 2018. Wall Street Journal reporter Kelsey Gee explains the numbers and outlines fields where raises will actually be sizeable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/199m 27s

Why Uber and Lyft Shares Are Stuck in the Slow Lane

Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher explains why investors have been reluctant to bid Uber and Lyft shares above their IPO prices since going public. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/199m 14s

Millennials Renting in Cities Attract a New Crop of Lenders

Millennials, who might otherwise be priced out living in U.S. cities, are being targeted by new lenders offering loans similar to those offered payday loan companies in past years. Wall Street Journal reporter Will Parker explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/199m 27s

Tax Law: Gold-Star Families Get Surprise, Steep Tax Bills

A change to the so-called Kiddie Tax in the nation's tax law has hit families who have lost active-duty service members hard in their wallet. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/199m 57s

It's Getting Harder to Secure a Small Mortgage

Can a mortgage be too small? Many banks think so, and as a result it's getting harder for low- and middle-income consumers to borrow. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/1910m 1s

Price Wars Drive Coast-to-Coast Nonstop Airfares Lower

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney has details on price wars between airlines that have brought nonstop transcontinental airfares to significantly low levels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/1911m 28s

Tesla Plans to Sell Owners Cheaper Car Insurance

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company will sell its car insurance to its drivers while using safety data from its vehicles in setting rates. Wall Street Journal global investing editor Geoffrey Rogow explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/199m 11s

When Stocks Tumble, Where Does Wall Street Invest?

Monday's steep selloff at the start of trading in response to a fresh U.S.-China trade spat brought to light safe investment destinations Wall Street puts its money during volatility. Journal reporter Donato Paolo Mancini discusses those less risky products. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/199m 34s

Selling Your Home? Do It in May or June

A seven-year survey of the housing industry shows specific dates in May and June are ideal for home-sellers to score a 10% premium above market value. ATTOM Data Solutions' Todd Teta explains the dates and numbers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/198m 0s

Class of 2019 Wish List: Work-Life Balance and a Promotion

The Class of 2019, part of 'Generation Z', has specific expectations from the real world when they graduate, including a healthy corporate culture at work and a clear plan for being promoted. LaSalle Network CEO Tom Gimbel discusses a recent survey of college grads. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/198m 44s

Some States Have Stopped Paying Retiree Health Benefits

Wall Street Journal reporter Heather Gillers discusses ways that some U.S. states have found solutions to dealing with escalating health-care benefits for retirees, including not paying them at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/1911m 47s

Can WeWork's IPO Raise Enough Cash?

Wall Street Journal reporter Eliot Brown explains office-sharing company WeWork's need to raise billions of dollars support its recent and future growth, and avenues the company has taken, including filing for an IPO to secure funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/197m 46s

Launching a Business: Are Six Heads Better Than One?

When starting a business, should entrepreneurs go it alone, or launch a new venture with a group? Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk has the results of a seven-year study. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/197m 3s

Want to Make Money? Snitch on Your Tax-Cheating Neighbor

The IRS's whistleblower program pays out rewards to tipsters, in some cases in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/199m 17s

Upgrade to First Class? Use $1 Per Minute Formula

Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney discusses the economics of coach vs. first-class seating on airplanes. He says passengers might consider a $1 per minute in the air formula when considering whether to purchase an upgrade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/1912m 11s

Companies Missing Earnings Expectations Punished by Wall Street

Companies in the S&P 500 that have missed earnings expectations this quarter have been punished by Wall Street more severely than usual. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Corrie Driebush explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/198m 17s

Credit Card Companies Spending Millions on Social Media

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains why some credit card companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to reach potential customers on social media sites. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/199m 42s

Retirement Investing: Five Mistakes to Avoid

Investing too conservatively is among the biggest mistakes people make when planning for retirement. Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk outlines the biggest missteps to avoid to ensure retirees have enough money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/198m 37s

Will Venmo + Plastic = Profits?

Mobile payments app Venmo is wildly popular, but still loses money. Venmo hopes that will change, since it's near a deal to offer a new credit card. Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegeair has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/197m 34s

Consumer Spending Surged in March

Retail sales, a key indicator of consumer spending, jumped 1.6 percent in March. The gain was bigger than expected, and the Wall Street Journal's Sharon Nunn says many retail sectors benefited from strong consumer demand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/197m 3s

In-Flight Map Gets a Big Makeover

The in-flight map in airliners is getting a technological upgrade. You can get loads of new data such as encyclopedic details on Mont Blanc as you fly over it, or when dinner will be served. Wall Street Journal Middle Seat columnist Scott McCartney has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/1911m 18s

Why Retirees Should Leave Their 401(k) Alone

Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen explains relatively new policies and methods in place to encourage retirees to let their 401(k) retirement accounts keep working for them, even in their post-career years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/199m 36s

How Burnout Can Be a Good Thing

Burnout, especially from working too much, can deprive us of sleep and proper eating, but there are also key benefits of burnout than can help us better focus ourselves and find success. Author Steve McClatchy explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/198m 34s

How Did Millionaires Get Rich? Not How You Think

Think most millionaires have high-paying jobs, or inherited their money? Think again. Author Chris Hogan surveyed more than 10,000 millionaires and reveals surprising myths about how they amassed their wealth, as well as lessons the rest of us can learn from them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/1910m 2s

Got a Side Job? Be Sure You Know Your Tax Benefits

Americans with side hustles often let numerous tax benefits and deductions go unused. Tax attorney Mark Kohler outlines some key deductions available, as well as what those with side jobs can learn from workers like Uber and Lyft drivers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/199m 44s

Earnings Season: Watch for Fed Impact on Big Banks

Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Mention explains how quarterly earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo will illustrate the impact of the Federal Reserve's current cautious management of interest rates on the banking sector. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/198m 52s

House Flipping Is Back to 2006 Levels. Should We Worry?

Wall Street Journal housing reporter Laura Kusisto explains why although house flipping is back at pre-recession levels, it may not pose as much of a threat to the overall economy this time around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/197m 23s

Merrill Makes a Play for Younger, Less Affluent Clients

Merrill Lynch is lining up assistance from parent Bank of America in wooing younger customers, who ordinarily would not quality for wealth advisory services, to sell digital investing products. Reporter Rachel Louise Ensign has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/196m 28s

A Texas Man Racked Up $26M in Late Tax Penalties

A Texas man who did not file taxes for 12 years has accumulated $26 million in penalties. Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders has details, and explains the lessons law-abiding taxpayers can take from the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/199m 26s

Bank Earnings, Fed Minutes On Tap

Stocks posted strong gains this week, but how much more upside is there for the markets? The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says bank earnings will be in focus this coming week. And could the Fed policy minutes hint at a possible rate cut before long? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/198m 56s

Berkshire Hathaway: Collaboration and the Post-Buffett Era

Wall Street Journal reporter Nicole Friedman explains how Berkshire Hathaway's senior executives are collaborating more than ever, and how it could offer a glimpse at how the company might operate in the post-CEO Warren Buffett era. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/198m 49s

The Latest on Goldman Sachs's Open-Source Trading Floor

Goldman Sachs is allowing developers to access the previously proprietary coding it uses to assess risk and price derivatives. Wall Street Journal reporter Liz Hoffman explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/198m 35s

April Is Typically a Strong Month for Stocks

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Jessica Menton explains why April is especially a robust month for stock performance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/197m 59s

Why Gas Prices Could Hit $3 a Gallon by Summer

Wall Street Journal energy reporter Dan Molinski explains what's been driving gas prices higher, to the point where $3 a gallon this summer is not out of the question. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/1912m 11s

Cryptocurrency: Coinbase Offers Interest to Park Cash

Wall Street Journal cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna explains Coinbase's 'staking' program, which offers interest to customers to keep cash in an account, as long as they own some forms of cryptocurrency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/1913m 15s

Q1: Stocks Up More Than 10%

Inflation data pushed stocks higher Friday, and the S&P 500 turned in its best quarterly performance in years. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Akane Otani has analysis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/197m 36s

Time to Refinance? The 4% Mortgage Is Back

The 30-year mortgage rate dropped nearly a quarter point this week from a week earlier, its biggest drop in over a decade. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Ben Eisen explains what has driven rates lower and how long they might stay low. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/197m 50s

Heading Overseas? Grab More Than Your Passport

Rules governing which documents are needed to enter foreign countries keep changing. Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney outlines tips for travelers to be sure they don't get stuck at the airport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/1910m 24s

Citigroup Launches New Digital Payments Unit

The consumer payments business has become one of the most lucrative parts of the banking industry, and Citigroup is the latest big bank to jump in and grab a piece of the pie. Wall Street Journal reporter Telis Demos explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/1911m 9s

The Hidden Dangers of Automatic-Payment Apps

For younger people, automatic-payment apps have severed the connection between the things we buy and the act of paying for those things. The Wall Street Journal's Kevin McAllister explains how to get that connection back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/1910m 9s

Credit Cards: Look Beyond the Sign-Up Bonus

Most credit card holders are finding value in perks that go well beyond the sign-up bonus that companies offer. CreditCards.com's Ted Rossman explains the importance of researching interest rates as well as routinely considering changing the credit card you use most often. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/1910m 16s

Stocks, Bond Yields Slide on Weak Economic Data

Markets tumbled Friday on weak manufacturing reports in the U.S. and the eurozone. Bond yields tumbled, and the Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says that's typically a sign investors are losing confidence in future prospects for growth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/199m 6s

How to 'Spring Clean' Your Finances

Ally Bank's Emily Shallal outlines some simple ways consumers can take better control of their finances, such as avoiding bank fees and revisiting subscription services, to put more money in their pockets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/198m 12s

Hate Potholes? Would You Pay a Higher Gas Tax to Fix Roads?

A proposal to increase the tax on gasoline to fix the nation's infrastructure has received rare bipartisan support. Wall Street Journal Executive Washington Editor Gerald Seib explains the hurdles that remain before it would become reality. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/199m 46s

Bitcoin: The Crypto Winter of Our Discontent

Wall Street Journal cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna discusses the current bitcoin slump, the longest in its 10-year history, and whether factors are in place for a price rebound. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/1915m 43s

Insurers Will Use Your Facebook Posts to Raise Rates

It might be a better idea to post photos of yourself working out at the gym than hoisting a glass at happy hour. Wall Street Journal reporter Ellen Byron explains how life insurance companies are reviewing social media posts to determine someone's risk profile. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/198m 8s

Meghan Markle's Baby Is in Line for IRS Headaches

As a U.S. citizen married to a British royal, the Duchess of Sussex faces a maze of tax complications. So will her child. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/199m 18s

Stocks Rise; The Fed's on Deck

Stocks rose for both Friday and the week, as tech shares boosted the overall market. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says investors will monitor the Federal Reserve policy meeting and the Fed's language on growth and inflation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/197m 57s

Unempoyment Is at Historic Lows. Why Is Hiring Slowing?

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart looks behind the 3.8% unemployment rate and explains why some data points indicate the jobs market is experiencing a slowdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/197m 36s

How to Make Your Resume A.I. Friendly

The use of machine learning and artificial intelligence are game changers in job-seeking. Sparks Research CIO Jon Christiansen explains common mistakes by applicants and how they must simplify their resumes in order to be properly read by A.I. programs and ultimately land on a recruiter's desk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/1912m 31s

Is There Too Much Optimism on Wall Street?

After the fourth quarter's sharp downturn was replaced by the first quarter's sharp rally, some on Wall Street are concerned that optimism could be too strong. Wall Street Journal markets reporter James Mackintosh gauges market optimism and explains how too much could result in a market pullback. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/199m 6s

Boeing Shares Likely to Recover After Ethiopia Jet Crash

Wall Street Journal columnist John Sindreu explains how past instances involving Boeing suggest the company's stock will recover after Sunday's crash involving one of the company's 737 MAX 8 jetliners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/1910m 47s

Why Job-Hopping Isn't Such a Good Idea

The tight labor market may inspire workers to move from job to job seeking higher wages, but psychologist Natalia Peart explains how that could be a blemish on your career path. She also outlines best practices for workers in their 20s and 30s in anticipation of an eventual job market downturn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/1910m 50s

Stocks Suffer Their Worst Week of the Year

Stocks had their worst week since December, ahead of the bull market turning ten years old on Saturday. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Wursthorn says the global economic slowdown has investors wondering what happens next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/198m 38s

Cities Aim to Ban Stores From Going Cashless

Credit card use keeps growing, but Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Calvert explains some U.S. cities and states are implementing laws to require stores to accept cash as one form of payment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/1910m 5s

Wall Street Pay Limits Are Back on Regulators' To-Do List

Wall Street Journal reporter Andrew Ackerman explains why banking regulators have renewed efforts to put limits on Wall Street pay and bonuses, even during a Republican administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/198m 17s

Milky Way Candy Bars, Tissues and the Tax Season

Tax preparers are arming themselves with candy and boxes of tissues when getting ready to break the news to clients about lower tax refunds this year as a result of withholding changes. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders spoke to several of them and explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/199m 12s

Artificial Intelligence: Boosting Your Odds for Getting a Loan?

Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains how credit card companies such as Discover Financial Services are using artificial intelligence technology to better gauge consumers' abilities to repay loans and how shopping at discount stores can improve the odds for getting a loan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/1911m 57s

Mortgage Investments: The Hot ETF Play of 2019

After being battered in the market in late 2018, investors in 2019 have sought safety in ETFs that bet on home loans. Wall Street Journal reporter Asjylyn Loder has details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/197m 25s

Stocks in Wait-and-See Mode

Stocks rose Friday, but it was a rather bumpy week following a strong start to 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Jessica Menton says investors are awaiting the next market catalyst - such as developments on U.S.-China trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/197m 42s

Uber, Lyft to Offer IPO Stock to Some Drivers

Wall Street Journal reporter Maureen Farrell has details on how Uber and Lyft will reward some of their drivers' longevity with the companies by offering them opportunities to get in upcoming IPOs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/198m 17s

Fidelity's Obscure Mutual Fund Fee and Your 401(k)

The Labor Department wants answers from Fidelity Investments regarding a confidential fee it imposes on mutual funds. Wall Street Journal reporter Gretchen Morgenson has details and explains the potential impact of the fee on retirement accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/198m 52s

Decoding Warren Buffett: Book Value vs. Market Value

Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street's Spencer Jakab explains Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett's recent comments that he will no longer report the company's wealth creation in terms of book value. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/1910m 48s

Apple-Goldman Sachs Credit Card: A Study in Companionship

Wall Street Journal reporter Peter Rudegair explains how the forthcoming Apple-Goldman Sachs credit card illustrates how much big banks, which are typically wary of big tech companies, need tech to move further into consumer banking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/199m 11s

Market Data Point to a Sustained Rally

Wall Street Journal markets reporter Jessica Menton explains events and market data that indicate the current market rally, in which the S&P 500 has risen about 11% since Jan. 1, could have ample room to run. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/198m 29s

Trade, Fed Chair Powell in Focus

Stocks ended higher Friday and for the week on hopes the U.S. and China will strike a trade agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Jessica Menton says investors will watch trade talks and Fed chair Jerome Powell's Congressional testimony in the new week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/198m 19s

New Tax Law and Your 401(k): Should You Contribute More?

The new tax law, which is impacting this year's tax returns, could make it sensible for some taxpayers to increase contributions to their 401(k) retirement accounts. WSJ Wealth Management Expert Alicia Munnell explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/197m 50s

Can a 'Smart' ETF Protect You From Market Turbulence?

Wall Street Journal reporter Asjylyn Loder outlines some exchange-traded funds that pick less risky stocks and could provide investors with some protection during market turbulence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/196m 47s

Doing Your Taxes? Know These New Tax Rules

Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders outlines some key points of the new tax law, which takes effect in this year's tax returns. She also explains a new WSJ guide, which boils down areas of the new tax law into plain language. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/197m 57s

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary

The current job market has tilted the balance of salary negotiation power toward employees. Robert Half senior executive director Paul McDonald outlines some tips for negotiating a higher starting salary, or a raise, at work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/1910m 25s

Stocks Rise on Hopes for a U.S.-China Trade Deal

A very strong week for U.S. markets was capped by Friday's big gains. This, on rising hopes the U.S. and China can reach a trade agreement. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch says slowing global economic growth could present hurdles to 2019's market rally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/198m 34s

How Stock Price Gaps Cost Investors $2 Billion Per Year

Wall Street Journal investigative reporter Cezary Podkul explains momentary gaps in stock price across numerous equity exchanges that wind up costing investors billions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/1910m 11s

Investment Banks' Newest Revenue Source: The HR Department

Morgan Stanley's acquisition of Solium Capital highlights investment banks turning to managing the employee-benefit programs at other firms, and pitching their services to other companies' human resources departments. Wall Street Journal reporter Liz Hoffman explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/198m 34s

IRS Suffered Significant Harm During Government Shutdown

The government shutdown that lasted from December to mid-January resulted in the IRS not being able to keep up with correspondence and impeded its ability to provide assistance to taxpayers. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/1910m 21s

Tech Cash Will Keep Flowing Despite Cautious Tone

Has the demise of big tech spending been greatly exaggerated? With capital spending by Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Facebook up 57% from the year before, the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains why a closer look at those companies' recent quarterly reports suggest spending might not be so constrained. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/199m 12s

'Young Money': Where Should Millennials Start Investing?

A new WSJ column focuses on the spending, saving and investing concerns of young people, including 'milliennials.' Wall Street Journal reporter Kevin McAllister, entering his mid-20s, discusses the biggest financial concerns facing the younger generation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/198m 5s

At the End of the Day, It's Still About Earnings

Stocks rallied to end mixed Friday, and the Dow's winning streak has hit seven weeks. But the Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch says there's uncertainty on several fronts, and most worrisome is the prospect of an earnings decline for the first quarter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/197m 56s

Investors Feeling More Bearish About the Stock Market

A recent Charles Schwab survey indicates investors are growing more worried about the economy and their investments, and that fear is driven in part by the new makeup of Congress. Schwab Branch Network's Joe Vietri explains investors' sentiment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/198m 33s

Cryptocurrency Mystery: How Did $140 Million Disappear?

A Canadian cryptocurrency exchange says about $140 million in customers' holdings are stuck in an electronic vault because the company's founder died without sharing the password. Researchers don't think the story is that simple. Wall Street Journal cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/1915m 3s

Drug Companies Say 'Don't Blame Us!' for Rising Prices

Wall Street Journal reporter Jared Hopkins explains how drug companies are blaming the middlemen, namely pharmacy-benefit managers and health plans, for price increases. But critics of the industry aren't buying the companies' claims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/199m 10s

Small Businesses Not Partaking in the Q1 Rally

Wall Street Journal reporter Ruth Simon explains the sentiment among small business owners who are worrisome about the pace of economic growth to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/196m 35s

How to Boost Interest Rates on Your Cash

Wall Street Journal 'Intelligent Investor' columnist Jason Zweig says there are $8 trillion sitting in banks earnings an average rate of 0.09%. He outlines ways investors can seek out higher rates on their cash investments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/1910m 9s

Fed Turbo-Charges Stocks

Stocks were mixed Friday; but the Fed's plan to be patient with rate hikes made it a strong week for the markets, which also had a great January. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch says investors are looking ahead to U.S.-China trade talks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/1910m 10s
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