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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

Don't Obsess Over Your Stocks on Election Day

10/30/2020
Investors may feel anxious over how the results of the presidential election could affect their holdings, but Dan Egan, managing director of personal finance advisory company Betterment, explains why they should focus more on things they can control. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:58

Open Enrollment: Choosing Health Benefits in a Pandemic

10/29/2020
The presence of Covid-19 means Americans signing up for next year's health benefits should spend more time than usual considering their coverage plan. Voya Financial's Mona Zielke has tips on which options to consider. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:59

Strains on Rental Market Spark Fears of New Housing Crisis

10/28/2020
Eviction protections are set to expire by January, yet many renters still face economic hardship and can't make monthly payments. Reporter Will Parker explains the potential crisis facing the rental market. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:24

Workers Exhaust Paid-Leave Time as Pandemic Stretches On

10/27/2020
Workers like Tennessee resident Don Buchanan used up paid sick time from work while battling Covid-19. Reporter Lauren Weber explains how time-off rules passed by Congress didn't account for the pandemic stretching on for six months and running. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:51

How Repaying Student Loan Payments Could Add Pressure Next Year

10/26/2020
Some people, like 26-year-old Chris Strong, have used the student loan deferment period to buff up their finances. But our personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter says others may hit a wall when they have to start paying again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:50

How Covid-19 Can Cause You to Make Unconscious Money Decisions

10/23/2020
The pandemic has caused people to consciously make financial decisions, but it has also triggered subtle emotions that can unconsciously steer their decision-making. Duke University's John Payne explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:09

Applying to College During Covid? Here's What to Ask

10/22/2020
The pandemic has raised a whole new set of questions prospective college students should be asking before settling on where to go to school. Reporter Jillian Berman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:14

How Businesses Seek Forgiveness for PPP Loans

10/21/2020
Businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program funds from the Small Business Administration can receive forgiveness on those loans if they meet certain criteria. Economics reporter Amara Omeokwe explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:38

Should You Marry Someone for Their Health Insurance?

10/20/2020
As health care takes a larger bite out of Americans' finances, some people are finding creative ways to cover the costs. Reporter Francesca Fontana discusses proposing to her husband, and bringing him onto her insurance plan. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:02

Credit Scores Rose to Record Levels During Pandemic

10/19/2020
Consumer credit reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains why credit scores rose this summer, and the challenges that could pose to people hoping to secure a loan. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:46

Which Companies Are Hiring Right Now?

10/16/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has put tens of millions of people out of work, but in some industries there's a hiring boom. Reporter Patrick Thomas discusses where jobs can be found right now. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:32

Airlines Sweeten Frequent-Flyer Deals to Lure Travelers

10/15/2020
Many airlines are making award seats available at very cheap prices in miles or points to entice nervous passengers to travel once again. "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:00

How Your Cash Can Grow Amid Low Interest Rates

10/14/2020
Americans have options to consider beyond the standard bank savings account to get their cash to grow. Personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. If you're doing the WSJ's Six-Week Money Challenge, we want to hear about your experience. Call us at 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:00:06:21

Will Trump or Biden Win? Wall Street Hedges Its Bets.

10/13/2020
Investors are placing bets on sectors likely to benefit from either outcome in November's presidential election. Markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains how market volatility can make it hard for individual investors to keep up. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:47

Want to Save on Taxes? Own a Business.

10/12/2020
Business owners often find opportunities to reduce their tax bill by shielding expenses from the IRS, reducing their chances of being audited. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:22

How the Wealthiest Americans Recovered Their Pandemic Losses

10/9/2020
Unlike millions of Americans that have struggled financially since the start of the pandemic, the nation's ultra-wealthy have recovered most of the losses they suffered in the first quarter. Reporter Katherine Clarke explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:50

When Does It Make Sense to Take a Buyout?

10/8/2020
More companies are offering employees buyout packages to voluntarily leave their jobs. Retirement reporter Anne Tergesen outlines the questions workers should ask if they are offered a package. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:04

Job Openings Slow After Strong Summer

10/7/2020
Listings for available jobs fell in September after months of gains. Economics reporter Sarah Chaney explains why companies are pulling back hiring. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:21

How to Manage Student-Loan Debt to Get a Mortgage

10/6/2020
Holding student debt can impede prospective homebuyers' chances of qualifying for a mortgage. Business writer Cheryl Winokur Munk offers strategies to help debt holders qualify for a mortgage. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:22

Some Unemployment Benefit Recipients Have to Pay Money Back

10/5/2020
Calculation errors by some states resulted in some people receiving more jobless benefits than they should have, and now they have to pay that money back. Reporter Lauren Weber explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:36