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Your Money Briefing is your personal-finance and career checklist, with the news that affects your money and what you do with it. From spending and saving to investing and taxes, the Wall Street Journal’s finance reporters and experts break down complicated money questions every weekday to help you make better decisions about managing your money. Hosted by J.R. Whalen.

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Your Money Briefing is your personal-finance and career checklist, with the news that affects your money and what you do with it. From spending and saving to investing and taxes, the Wall Street Journal’s finance reporters and experts break down complicated money questions every weekday to help you make better decisions about managing your money. Hosted by J.R. Whalen.

    More Overtime Means More Money, And More Problems

    More Overtime Means More Money, And More Problems

    Employers trying to keep productivity levels up amid a shortage in workers are paying the staff they do have overtime to work extra shifts. WSJ workplace reporter Lauren Weber joins host J.R. Whalen to explain how that has led to more problems for many workers and employers.
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    • 12 min
    How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Money

    How to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Money

    Having the "money talk" with your parents can be a difficult and awkward conversation. WSJ and Barron's contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss ways people can approach the conversation with their parents, as well as where to turn for help in managing their finances.
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    • 8 min
    How to Prepare for Potential Tax Increases Next Year

    How to Prepare for Potential Tax Increases Next Year

    Democrats in Washington are proposing $2 trillion in tax increases and other changes to how Americans are taxed on things like cryptocurrencies, retirement savings and stock sales. WSJ tax reporter Laura Saunders joins host J.R. Whalen with ways people can make adjustments to their finances now to soften the potential blow.
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    • 9 min
    How to Invest Without Emotions Clouding Your Judgement

    How to Invest Without Emotions Clouding Your Judgement

    Selling investments at the right moment is just as crucial as picking the right time to buy. WSJ "Intelligent Investor" columnist Jason Zweig joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how emotions can affect investors' decision-making, and how to avoid that trap.
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    • 10 min
    Should You 'Buy Now, Pay Later' When Checking Out?

    Should You 'Buy Now, Pay Later' When Checking Out?

    More merchants are teaming up with "buy now, pay later" companies to offer consumers with poor credit or no credit the opportunity to pay for products in installments. WSJ consumer credit reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how the programs work, and the risks involved.
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    • 11 min
    How Will Airlines Recover From the Turbulent Summer of 2021?

    How Will Airlines Recover From the Turbulent Summer of 2021?

    After a summer of widespread flight delays and cancellations, airlines are making adjustments to avoid similar inconveniences for passengers going forward. WSJ "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney joins host J.R. Whalen with a status update.
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    • 10 min

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