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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.

    Why Negotiating Salary Might Not Be the Best Option

    Why Negotiating Salary Might Not Be the Best Option

    Workplace experts say trying to negotiate a higher salary can actually harm someone's chances at landing a job. "At Work" columnist Krithika Varagur discusses why this often affects younger workers, and alternative terms that prospective job-seekers can haggle over. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 8 min
    Eviction Looms for Renters While Relief Funds Are Slow to Arrive

    Eviction Looms for Renters While Relief Funds Are Slow to Arrive

    Renters and landlords facing financial hardship are still waiting for billions in relief money earmarked by Congress. Reporter Will Parker tracks the funds and discusses provisions to protect renters from eviction. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 7 min
    Mortgage Rates Have Risen to Their Highest Level Since November

    Mortgage Rates Have Risen to Their Highest Level Since November

    The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has been steadily rising after hitting a record low last year. Reporter Orla McCaffrey explains the economic implications, as well as the impact on home buyers and sellers. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 6 min
    Why Your Electric Bill Might Not Go Down Under Deregulation

    Why Your Electric Bill Might Not Go Down Under Deregulation

    After some Texas residents received surprisingly high utility bills due to this month's extreme cold, the role of deregulation in the energy sector is drawing scrutiny. More competition among private companies was meant to lead to lower prices for consumers. Investigative reporter Scott Patterson joins host J.R. Whalen to explain why that hasn't happened.
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    • 8 min
    Why More People Are Pursuing an MBA Mid-Career

    Why More People Are Pursuing an MBA Mid-Career

    A growing number of people are choosing to pursue a business degree after many years in the workforce. Host J.R. Whalen discusses the trend with reporter Patrick Thomas. Plus, one such MBA graduate discusses how he got his degree after working in startups.
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    • 12 min
    Why Blue-Collar Jobs Are in High Demand

    Why Blue-Collar Jobs Are in High Demand

    As many areas of the economy struggle to recover, blue-collar hiring has been a bright spot in the labor market. Residential construction, package delivery and warehousing jobs now exceed pre-pandemic levels. Economics reporter Sarah Chaney Cambon discusses what is fueling the hiring. J.R. Whalen hosts.
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    • 9 min

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