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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.

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.

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New York, NY

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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.

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@WSJPodcasts

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English

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Episodes

Pension Funds Reconsider Shunning Stocks

9/24/2020
Public pension funds that missed out on the second-quarter market rally are re-thinking their decision to move away from investing in stocks. Reporter Greg Zuckerman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:14

The Lure of Near-Zero Interest Rates

9/23/2020
Low interest rates might make it tempting for consumers to rush out and borrow money, but personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains why it's important to slow down and think long term. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:43

Middle Class Endures the Pandemic Under a Mountain of Debt

9/22/2020
Many middle-class families that took on non-housing debt before the pandemic are struggling to pay bills amid job losses and depletion of government assistance. Personal finance reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:15

How to Ask for a Raise or Promotion During the Pandemic

9/21/2020
Even though many companies continue to lay off workers during the pandemic, some still have the budget for new hires and raises. Reporter Kathryn Dill discusses how to ask for more money or negotiate a job offer these days. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:36

Would a Tax Tweak Make the 401(k) Fairer?

9/18/2020
An increasing share of Americans' retirement assets are held by higher-income people. Heard on the Street editor Spencer Jakab discusses a proposal by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden that aims to address that inequality. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:24

Mortgage Forbearance Safety Net Misses One Million Borrowers

9/17/2020
About a million borrowers have fallen through the federal safety net designed to assist homeowners during the pandemic. Reporter Andrew Ackerman discusses mortgage forbearance: what it is, how it works, and why so many homeowners in need aren't taking advantage of it. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:10

What's Driving U.S. Stocks' Unprecedented Rally?

9/16/2020
The recovery of U.S. stock markets since this spring's plunge has been remarkably swift. Markets reporter Gunjan Banerji discusses the factors driving their astonishing rebound. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:07

Covid-19 Care Isn't Affordable for All

9/15/2020
Many coronavirus patients are paying large out-of-pocket costs despite government programs designed to put a cap on such expenses. Reporter Robbie Whelan explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:50

The Tax Implications of Day Trading

9/14/2020
Apps like Robinhood have made stock trading easy, but tax reporter Laura Saunders says individual investors who use apps and websites to trade need to be prepared for a potentially hefty tax bill. J.R Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:31

It's a Job Seeker's Market, Even in the Pandemic

9/11/2020
Salaries for many new hires are in line with or even higher than what they were before the pandemic. Paul McDonald of staffing firm Robert Half discusses the latest trends in hiring, pay and benefits. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:34

Jobs Openings Have Leveled Off, But There's Still Hope

9/10/2020
After showing gains in June and early July, new job postings have plateaued more recently. Reporter Eric Morath explains what that means for the job market. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:55

Mortgage Refinancings Hit Record High as Economy Sputters

9/9/2020
Record-low mortgage rates are encouraging homeowners to refinance and make use of much-needed cash. Reporter Orla McCaffrey explains what that means for the broader economy. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:42

Take WSJ's Six-Week Money Challenge

9/8/2020
Want to spend money more wisely? Take the Six-Week Money Challenge from The Wall Street Journal's personal-finance team. Editor Bourree Lam explains how it works. J.R. Whalen hosts. If you're doing the WSJ's Money Challenge, we want to hear about your experience. Call us as 315-992-8298 and leave us a voice message with your stories and lessons learned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:34

Business Schools Come Around to Offering Online MBAs

9/4/2020
Once regarded as less valuable than traditional MBAs, business schools now see Internet-based programs as the future. Business education reporter Patrick Thomas discusses the trend. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:30

The Pandemic Has Changed the Rules for Job-Seekers

9/3/2020
Working from home has upended the job-seeking process. Reporter Kathryn Dill explains what workers applying for a new job should expect. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:46

Coronavirus Recession Creates Three Distinct Economies in the U.S.

9/2/2020
The pandemic has caused an economic downturn that has deepened the division between income classes, which include people barely getting by as well as people who can afford luxury items. Economics reporter Ben Eisen explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:49

Job Offers Aren't Coming In for MBA Students This Year

9/1/2020
Companies are putting off hiring second-year MBA students after recruiters were forced to shelve their plans for face-to-face meetings and interviews. Reporter Patrick Thomas explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:27

Small Businesses Still Waiting on SBA Loans

8/31/2020
Many small businesses that applied for pandemic relief funds from a federal small-business disaster-loan program have waited months for the checks to arrive. Reporter Yuka Hayashi explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:37

Pandemic Hits Baby Boomers' Finances Especially Hard

8/28/2020
The nation's 75 million baby boomers, those at or near retirement age, face steep economic hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Clare Ansberry explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:12

Millennials Fuel a Housing-Market Turnaround

8/27/2020
The recovery of the housing market is being bolstered by homebuying by millennials, long viewed as a generation of renters. Housing reporter Nicole Friedman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:28