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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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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.

    Venmo Tells Scammed Customers to Pay Up

    Venmo Tells Scammed Customers to Pay Up

    Some users of the payment app Venmo who've become victims of scammers are being pressured by the app to balance their accounts or face harsh consequences. Banking reporter Peter Rudegeair explains. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 13 min
    Pension Funds Reconsider Shunning Stocks

    Pension Funds Reconsider Shunning Stocks

    Public pension funds that missed out on the second-quarter market rally are re-thinking their decision to move away from investing in stocks. Reporter Greg Zuckerman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 9 min
    The Lure of Near-Zero Interest Rates

    The Lure of Near-Zero Interest Rates

    Low interest rates might make it tempting for consumers to rush out and borrow money, but personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains why it's important to slow down and think long term. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 8 min
    Middle Class Endures the Pandemic Under a Mountain of Debt

    Middle Class Endures the Pandemic Under a Mountain of Debt

    Many middle-class families that took on non-housing debt before the pandemic are struggling to pay bills amid job losses and depletion of government assistance. Personal finance reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 10 min
    How to Ask for a Raise or Promotion During the Pandemic

    How to Ask for a Raise or Promotion During the Pandemic

    Even though many companies continue to lay off workers during the pandemic, some still have the budget for new hires and raises. Reporter Kathryn Dill discusses how to ask for more money or negotiate a job offer these days. Charlie Turner hosts.
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    • 6 min
    Would a Tax Tweak Make the 401(k) Fairer?

    Would a Tax Tweak Make the 401(k) Fairer?

    An increasing share of Americans' retirement assets are held by higher-income people. Heard on the Street editor Spencer Jakab discusses a proposal by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden that aims to address that inequality. Charlie Turner hosts.
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    • 10 min

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