WSJ Your Money Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal

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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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You Make $100,000? It Might Not Be Enough to Buy a Home
731
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
Oct 16, 2019
Interest Rates Are Falling. Why Aren't Credit Card Rates?
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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
Oct 15, 2019
Google Bans Payday Loans From Its App Store
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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
Oct 14, 2019
Why Mortgage Rates Haven't Fallen in Lockstep With Interest Rates
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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
Oct 11, 2019
Why Social Media Shouldn't Forget About Mom and Dad
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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
Oct 10, 2019
California's New Rent-Control Law: More States to Follow
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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
Oct 09, 2019
Why Pensions Are Fading Away
530
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
Oct 08, 2019
How Home Equity Affects College Financial Aid
643
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
Oct 07, 2019
Online Stock Trading: Fees Drop to Zero
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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
Oct 04, 2019
The 7-Year Car Loan: Not as Economical as You Think
633
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
Oct 03, 2019
Young Investors: Invest Now and Plan for Tomorrow
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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
Oct 02, 2019
Stock Market: What to Expect in the 4th Quarter
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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
Oct 01, 2019
How to Buy a Sweater Without Cash or a Credit Card
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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
Sep 30, 2019
Lower Your Mortgage Interest Rate With No Refinancing
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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
Sep 27, 2019
Employer-Provided Health Coverage Passes $20,000 a Year
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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
Sep 26, 2019
Overtime Pay Going Up for More Than a Million Workers
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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
Sep 25, 2019
Bitcoin: NYSE Owner Launches New Futures Market
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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
Sep 24, 2019
Wall Street's Recession Fears Have Eased
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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
Sep 23, 2019
Google Pay Is the Mobile Payment King in India
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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
Sep 20, 2019
The Outlook for U.S. Gas Prices
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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
Sep 19, 2019