20 episodes

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.

WSJ Your Money Briefing The Wall Street Journal

    • News

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.

    The New Black Friday: Shoppers Are Spending Again, But Differently

    The New Black Friday: Shoppers Are Spending Again, But Differently

    A year after cutting back and spending nearly the entire holiday season at home, consumers this year are showing a willingness to open their wallets. WSJ Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how the economic recovery has shifted the ways consumers are spending this year.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 9 min
    The IPO Market Is Hot. What Should Investors Know?

    The IPO Market Is Hot. What Should Investors Know?

    Initial public offerings are on the upswing this year, and more companies are allowing individual investors to buy shares as part of the process. WSJ markets reporter Corrie Driebusch joins host J.R. Whalen to discuss how investors can get a piece of some IPOs and the risks they take on when doing so.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 12 min
    How to Get Some Big Tax Breaks With Careful Year-End Planning

    How to Get Some Big Tax Breaks With Careful Year-End Planning

    Planning out your 2021 taxes now can put you ahead of the game when taxes are due next spring, but it also can qualify you for certain benefits, including stimulus payments and child tax credits. WSJ tax reporter Laura Saunders joins host J.R. Whalen to explain.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 9 min
    Does the '4% Rule' for Retirement Need Updating?

    Does the '4% Rule' for Retirement Need Updating?

    Financial advisors have long counseled retirees to spend no more than 4% of their savings in the first year of retirement. But new research challenges that bit of conventional wisdom. Retirement reporter Anne Tergesen joins host Trenae Nuri to discuss the new research on retirement spending.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 8 min
    Why Banks Are Sending Out More Credit-Card Offers

    Why Banks Are Sending Out More Credit-Card Offers

    Many Americans were able to pay down debt during the pandemic. But now lenders are spending billions of dollars to market credit cards to consumers. WSJ credit-cards reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis joins host Trenae Nuri to discuss what banks are doing to get people to borrow again.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 9 min
    Changes Coming to Frequent-Flier Programs

    Changes Coming to Frequent-Flier Programs

    Traditionally, frequent-flier programs were set up to reward loyal customers with perks based on the number of miles they flew. But now airlines are taking a new approach, one where flying may not matter as much. WSJ "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney joins host Trenae Nuri to discuss the new rules for earning and keeping frequent-flier perks.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 10 min

Top Podcasts In News

You Might Also Like

More by The Wall Street Journal