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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.

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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New York, NY

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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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@WSJPodcasts

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English

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Episodes

Streaming TV Services Aren't Such a Bargain Anymore

7/6/2020
Consumers who cut the cable-TV cord for cheaper services offering TV over the internet are facing costs not far below traditional pay-TV packages. Reporter Drew FitzGerald explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:23

Want to Get a Lower College Tuition? Try Asking.

7/2/2020
Colleges and universities are increasingly willing to negotiate discounts for tuition and room-and-board expenses in hopes of getting maximum payment from a student without driving them away to a rival campus. Reporter Josh Mitchell explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:25

After Strong Quarter, Where Is Wall Street Headed Next?

7/1/2020
U.S. stock markets rebounded in the second quarter, and Federated Hermes International CEO Saker Nusseibeh looks ahead to the next three months. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:34

Ahead of Small Business Loan Deadline, $134 Billion Remains

6/30/2020
On the last day that small businesses can apply for rescue funds under the Paycheck Protection Program, reporter Yuka Hayashi explains why some are passing it up, and where the leftover money could be spent. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:58

Credit 'Blind Spot' Can Affect Consumers' Ability to Borrow

6/29/2020
Lenders are having a difficult time determining consumers' risk profiles because missed payments allowed under the government's stimulus package aren't factored into credit scores. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:51

Is Your Tax Refund Late? IRS Will Pay You Interest.

6/26/2020
Taxpayers who have a refund due from the IRS this year will also receive a separate interest payment. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:52

Private Equity Could Be Coming to Your 401(k) Program

6/25/2020
The Labor Department recently gave the green light for private-equity funds to be included as 401(k) investment options. Reporter Anne Tergesen explains the risks and how likely 401(k) administrators are to add them to retirement plans. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:56

Should You Cancel Your Travel Credit Cards During the Pandemic?

6/24/2020
Travel credit cards have tweaked their rewards to better serve consumers who have put travel on hold during the pandemic. "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney discusses cardholders' options, including whether they should consider switching credit cards. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:19

Job Interviews From Your Car: Recruiters Hold Curbside Meetings

6/23/2020
To strike a balance between meeting job candidates face-to-face and the need for social distancing, some recruiters are holding job interviews as candidates sit in their car. Reporter James Areddy discusses the challenges of staffing up during a pandemic. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:33

Credit Card Use Deepens Divide Between Consumer Groups

6/22/2020
Small businesses and lower-income consumers often feel more financial pain as people move away from cash when making purchases. Reporter Harriet Torry explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:43

Deferred Loan Payments: When Will Lenders Say 'Pay Up'?

6/19/2020
Americans have skipped payments on more than 100 million student loans, auto loans and other forms of debt since the coronavirus hit the U.S. Reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis discusses how long lenders are likely to allow missed payments by borrowers. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:55

Salary History Ban Benefits Women, African-Americans

6/18/2020
A new study on laws banning employers from asking job applicants about their salary history shows outsize benefits for African-Americans and women. Reporter Amara Omeokwe explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:48

SBA Sued Over Rule Excluding Felons From Loan Program

6/17/2020
Civil-rights groups sued the Small Business Administration over a rule that excludes business owners with felony convictions from accessing Paycheck Protection Program funds. Reporter Yuka Hayashi explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:27

Vanguard Aims to Attract Younger Investors With New Robo Service

6/16/2020
Vanguard Group, which administers more than 1,500 401(k) plans, will roll out a new automated investment service geared toward younger investors in need of financial assistance. Wall Street Journal retirement reporter Anne Tergesen reports. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:50

Rush of Refund Requests Slows Cash Flow to Consumers

6/15/2020
As more people request refunds for things purchased before the pandemic, payment processors are forced to curb the flow of money to businesses and in turn to customers. Reporter Peter Rudegeair explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:23

Unemployment Benefits Feature in Debate Over New Stimulus Bill

6/12/2020
As Congress debates a new stimulus package, high on the list of considerations is whether to reduce unemployment benefits to incentivize people to return to work. Wall Street Journal reporter Kate Davidson explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:50

Time Is Running Out to Use Gift Cards From Bankrupt Companies

6/11/2020
Consumers holding gift cards from retailers that have declared bankruptcy during the pandemic may have limited time to use them. Wall Street Journal reporter Aisha Al-Muslim explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:41

U.S. Savings Rate Hits New Record-But Will It Last?

6/10/2020
An influx of cash from government stimulus checks and sweetened unemployment benefits helped push the U.S. savings rate to a record 33% in April. Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Carpenter and financial psychologist Ted Klontz discuss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:20

Delaying Loan Payments? Watch Your Credit Score.

6/9/2020
As millions of Americans take advantage of a feature in the Cares Act allowing them to delay mortgage and other loan payments, the likelihood of errors by lenders has increased. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains how consumers can prevent errors from harming their credit score. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:17

IRS Facing Backlog of Taxpayer Correspondence

6/8/2020
About a month before the July 15th tax filing deadline, many IRS offices are still closed due to the pandemic and the agency is facing a backlog of millions of pieces of taxpayer correspondence. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:29