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Get your personal finances in shape with advice on budgeting, credit card debt, college tuition, retirement and more. The Wall Street Journal Podcast Page (http://online.wsj.com/public/page/podcast.html?mod=WSJ_footer)

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How Printing Fake Money Helped People Manage Their Cash

12/12/2023
Owners of businesses that print and supply fake money to movies and TV shows say being surrounded by “prop cash” changed how they think about the real thing. Wall Street Journal personal-finance reporter Joe Pinsker joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:01

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Where to Put Your Cash if the Fed Lowers Interest Rates

12/11/2023
As the Federal Reserve signals it may be done raising interest rates, some financial advisers suggest people consider riskier investments for their cash. WSJ personal-finance reporter Imani Moise joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:28

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What's News in Markets: Airline Buyouts, GameStop’s Week, the Race for AI

12/9/2023
Which airlines turned from competitors to allies? And how did the poster child of meme stocks, GameStop, perform this week? Plus, how are Google and AMD heating up the AI race? Host Francesca Fontana discusses the biggest stock moves of the week and the news that drove them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:04

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Gold Prices at Record Levels: Should You Invest?

12/8/2023
Rising stocks and the prospects of lower interest rates are among the factors that have pushed gold prices up 11% this year. WSJ reporter Bob Henderson joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how individual investors can buy gold, and how it fits into a portfolio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:57

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IRS More Than Doubles Tax-Underpayment Penalty

12/7/2023
Americans who’ve underpaid their taxes could face a hefty bill from the IRS, which recently raised the penalty from 3% to 8%. WSJ personal-finance reporter Ashlea Ebeling joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss ways people can better manage their tax payments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:08

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What Kids Should Know About Keeping Their Money Safe

12/6/2023
The New Money Rules for Kids: With online financial accounts, comes the possibility for kids to make some mistakes with them. In the final episode of our series, we explore how kids (and parents) can keep their money safe and start practicing good money habits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:44

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How to Apply ‘The New Rules of Money’ to Master Your Finances

12/5/2023
"The New Rules of Money,” a book from The Wall Street Journal, helps readers break down the fear factor behind managing their personal finances. Reporter and co-author Julia Carpenter joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how the book’s interactive tools can guide readers toward reaching their financial goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:42

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Tighter Timelines for College Financial Aid Applicants

12/4/2023
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or Fafsa, will become available for completion on Dec. 31, about three months later than in previous years. Personal-finance reporter Oyin Adedoyin joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss that and other changes families should prepare for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:04

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What's News in Markets: Black Friday Bump, GM Buyback, Tesla Cybertruck

12/2/2023
Which companies benefited most from strong Black Friday sales? And how did investors react to Tesla’s Cybertruck launch and General Motors’ massive stock buyback plan? Host Francesca Fontana discusses the biggest stock moves of the week and the news that drove them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:03

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How Much More Money Would You Need to Be Happy at Work?

12/1/2023
In a new survey, a majority of workers said a 50% salary increase would be enough to make them happy. Wall Street Journal personal-finance reporter Joe Pinsker joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss the data. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:04

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Why Are Workers So Unhappy Right Now?

11/30/2023
The work world is still in flux nearly four years after the pandemic threw offices for a loop. But a variety of data show that workers are unhappier now than they have been in years. Wall Street Journal deputy bureau chief Vanessa Fuhrmans joins host Danny Lewis to explain why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:39

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From Apps to Accounts: Here’s Where Kids Are Storing Their Money

11/29/2023
The New Money Rules for Kids: From payment apps to bank accounts, there are many places for kids to store their money. In the third episode of our series we explore what you should know about each of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:34

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Fighting Over Money Can Be Good, Actually

11/28/2023
Disagreements about finances are a part of any relationship. New research suggests that these fights aren’t necessarily about money. Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter joins host Danny Lewis to discuss root causes, and how in some cases arguing might actually help strengthen a couple’s bonds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:58

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Should You Buy or Lease a New Car?

11/27/2023
Americans trying to budget a new car into their household finances might consider leasing instead of buying. Wall Street Journal personal-finance reporter Joe Pinsker joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss what you should know about paying for a car if you aren’t buying it in cash. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:29

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Black Friday: Why it’s OK to Delay Your Holiday Shopping This Year

11/24/2023
While many Americans are likely to begin their holiday shopping on Black Friday, shoppers who procrastinate can still capitalize on discounts and deals, as long as they plan carefully. Wall Street Journal reporter Suzanne Kapner joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:36

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How Kid Entrepreneurs Are Using Digital Tools to Boost Business

11/22/2023
The New Money Rules for Kids: For lots of children, the ways that they earn cash have gone digital. In the second episode of this series, we hear from three young entrepreneurs about how they’ve built their businesses and the digital tools they’re using to boost it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:17

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Not Sure How Much to Tip? A New Study Shows You’re Not Alone

11/21/2023
As requests for more and bigger tips increase, so has confusion. WSJ personal-finance reporter Julia Carpenter joins host Ariana Aspuru to discuss why some people view tipping as an obligation and others see it as a personal decision. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:04

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What the End of Mint Means for Users and the Future of Budgeting Apps

11/20/2023
The popular budgeting app, Mint, is shutting down in 2024. So what happens next? WSJ personal finance reporter Imani Moise joins host Ariana Aspuru to discuss where this leaves people in the market for a new budgeting app. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:51

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Why It's a Terrible Time to Spend Money

11/17/2023
With rising prices and high interest rates, right now is a bad time to spend money. WSJ personal finance reporter Oyin Adedoyin joins host Ariana Aspuru to explain what this means for holiday shoppers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:17

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Is it Time to Give Up On Trying to Buy a Home?

11/16/2023
Amid elevated mortgage rates and low inventory, many prospective homebuyers have decided to spend their new-home savings elsewhere. WSJ reporter Rachel Wolfe joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:33