Wsj Your Money Briefing

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Your must-listen weekdays for valuable money and market stories. Our journalists from Heard on the Street, Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, market trends, taxes, retirement strategies and much more.

Episodios

  • Itching to Travel? Here's How to Avoid Overspending.

    11/06/2021 Duración: 08min

    Americans are eager to take a trip following a year of lockdowns. But prices for summer travel are surging, and travelers would be wise to plan their budgets. Personal-finance reporter Amber Burton has suggestions for how to avoid big travel expenses. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Could Cryptocurrency Be Coming to Retirement Plans?

    10/06/2021 Duración: 09min

    A small administrator of 401(k) plans is teaming up with crypto exchange Coinbase to allow customers to add cryptocurrency as an investment in their retirement accounts. Reporter Anne Tergesen joins host J.R. Whalen to explain how the program works, and the pros and cons of adding crypto to your retirement savings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Renters Face Eviction as Relief Funds Are Held Up

    09/06/2021 Duración: 09min

    An eviction moratorium to assist renters affected by the pandemic is set to expire at the end of the month. Housing reporter Will Parker joins host J.R. Whalen with an update on billions of dollars in relief funds that have been slow to reach tenants and landlords. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The $500,000 Tax Exemption for Home Sellers

    08/06/2021 Duración: 09min

    Many people selling their home in the current market are getting a lot more for it than what they originally paid. Tax reporter Laura Saunders joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss the major tax exemption benefiting them, and some ways they can maximize their use of it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Buying IPO Shares: More Small Investors Could Gain Access

    07/06/2021 Duración: 10min

    The Robinhood and SoFi stock-trading platforms say they plan to allow their customers to purchase shares of private companies' initial public offerings. WSJ "Heard on the Street" columnist Telis Demos tells host J.R. Whalen how shares will be offered to individual investors, and the risks associated with buying IPO shares. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Take WSJ's Stock Investing Challenge

    04/06/2021 Duración: 08min

    "Heard on the Street" editor Spencer Jakab joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss The Wall Street Journal's new five-week investing challenge and how it can boost your stock-market know-how as well as protect your portfolio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Lawmakers Consider Incentives to Get People Back to Work

    03/06/2021 Duración: 10min

    Congress and state officials are moving to create incentives for unemployed workers relying on unemployment checks to rejoin the labor force. Economics reporter Kate Davidson discusses the range of proposals with host J.R. Whalen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Cash-Out Refinancings: What to Know

    02/06/2021 Duración: 09min

    Americans cashed out their home equity to the tune of roughly $50 billion in the first quarter, the highest level since 2007. Personal-finance reporter Deborah Acosta joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss important questions to ask yourself before doing a "cash-out refi," and the potential risks that come with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • More Middle-Class Americans Are Signing Up for Life Insurance

    01/06/2021 Duración: 12min

    Life insurance sales are rising at the fastest rate in roughly 40 years. Insurance industry reporter Leslie Scism joins host J.R. Whalen to explain why a wider range of Americans are buying life insurance policies, which in recent decades had been more popular among wealthier families. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Should You Stretch Your Finances to Buy a Home?

    28/05/2021 Duración: 15min

    Low housing inventory and bidding wars are forcing homebuyers to dig deeper to secure a mortgage. But is it worth it for first-time homebuyers to stretch their personal finances? Host J.R. Whalen discusses the question with two experts who have opposing views: Laurie Goodman of the Urban Institute and Susan Wachter of the Wharton School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Couples Can Work Through Retirement-Planning Disagreements

    27/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    Market volatility can cause tension within couples who have different approaches to investing their retirement funds. Retirement reporter Anne Tergesen joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss some ways couples can find solutions to disagreements and preserve their savings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Summer Travel Could Mean Added Costs and Frustration This Year

    26/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    Many Americans are planning their first vacation since the start of the pandemic. "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss the rising costs of travel, and whether the travel industry is ready for a rush of vacationers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Vaccinated Americans Aren't Driving the Economic Recovery

    25/05/2021 Duración: 08min

    Americans who are not fully vaccinated are more likely to go out to restaurants and other venues than those who have gotten their Covid-19 shots. Reporter Sarah Chaney Cambon joins host J.R. Whalen to explain what's behind the difference in spending habits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Workers Are Ready to Change Jobs. Should Bosses Let Them Leave?

    24/05/2021 Duración: 09min

    As the country emerges from the pandemic, many workers plan to seek opportunities with new employers. "Work & Life" columnist Rachel Feintzeig joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss why they want to change jobs, and how their managers should respond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • After Paying Off Your Credit-Card Debt, What's Next?

    21/05/2021 Duración: 07min

    Americans paid off credit-card debt during the pandemic at levels not seen in years. Personal finance reporter Amber Burton joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss which types of debt consumers should focus on next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Will Tipping Change Post-Pandemic?

    20/05/2021 Duración: 09min

    Generous tipping became a habit for many Americans during the pandemic as a way to support service workers. Reporter J.J. McCorvey joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how the rules of tipping have changed since last year, and how to fit tipping into your personal budget. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Teens Can Trade Stocks With Real Money. But Should They?

    19/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    Fidelity is the latest company to roll out an investment product geared to children as young as 13. Reporter Justin Baer joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss why financial institutions are developing products for adolescents, the concerns that come with them and the guardrails that are being put in place to reduce risk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Before Upping Your Bid for a Home, Ask Yourself These Questions First

    18/05/2021 Duración: 09min

    Low housing inventory and high demand is leading many prospective home buyers to raise their bids to compete with other offers. Personal-finance reporter Deborah Acosta joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss some points buyers should consider before stretching beyond their budget. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Haven't Paid Taxes on Crypto Investments? You Might Hear From the IRS.

    17/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    The IRS is going after investors who haven't paid taxes on bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies. Tax columnist Laura Saunders joins host Charlie Turner to discuss what crypto investors need to know about filing their taxes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Credit Without a Credit Score? Big Banks Target New Borrowers.

    14/05/2021 Duración: 09min

    Under a new initiative called Project Reach, some large banks will consider customers' deposit histories as a way of extending credit to people with no borrowing history. Banking reporter Peter Rudegeair joins host Charlie Turner to discuss the government-backed program and what it could mean for millions of consumers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices