WSJ Your Money Briefing show

WSJ Your Money Briefing

Summary: Your must-listen weekdays for valuable money and market stories. Our journalists from Heard on the Street, MoneyBeat, the Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, market trends, taxes, retirement strategies and much more.

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 Credit Card Losses Piling Up at Small Banks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 597

The rate of credit card payment delinquencies are rising at smaller banks that tried to lure middle and lower-income consumers with looser credit score requirements. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains.

 College Financial Aid: Understanding the System | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 496

From understanding the alphabet soup of terminology to alerting a college or university of a family's financial situation, Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk offers several tips for navigating the system and not leave any financial aid behind.

 Inflation at 2%: Don't Bet on the Status Quo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 499

The consensus on Wall Street is inflation will top out at 2% and then level off, but recent history tells us inflation could move higher than expected and the results could be damaging to the economy. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip explains.

 Did February's Market Volatility Create Smarter Investors? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 508

Market gyrations like we saw in early February might typically cause investors to take a knee-jerk approach and cash out. Wall Street Journal reporter Christina Rexrode explains how some investors learned from the past and took a more tempered approach.

 Time to Consider Bonds Over High-Dividend Stocks? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 513

More than a fifth of the S&P 500 have boosted their dividend payouts this year, but rising bond yields are giving investors pause as to whether high-yield stocks are the best destination for their money. Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Wursthorn explains.

 Rising Wages: A Risk to the Economy, Too | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 470

Investors should keep a close eye on rising wages and the potential impact on corporate stock prices, explains Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street columnist Justin Lahart.

 Tax Law: Should Married Couples File Separately? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 462

The new tax law offers benefits to some couples who choose to file their taxes as 'married, filing separately' for the tax year 2018. Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders explains.

 The Amazon Effect on the Stock Market | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 548

Tech giant Amazon has driven more than a quarter of the S&P 500's gains in 2018. But, Amazon's gains have some investors worried about other sectors of the economy that are lagging behind. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani has more.

 Shifts in Higher Education Create Winning and Losing Colleges | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 555

An analysis by The Wall Street Journal found a widening rift between public colleges and universities that are growing and expanding, versus those that are lagging behind. Reporter Doug Belkin has more on what that means for higher education and prospective students.

 Companies Paying Workers to Firm Up Their Finances | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 454

In an effort to mitigate stress and distraction among their workforce, companies are offering workers payments in exchange for them saving and being wise with personal finance. Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains.

 How Much Do Airlines Profit Off of Tickets? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 460

The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney breaks down the numbers and explains how much U.S. airlines profit from ticket prices and fees. Plus, which airline achieved an unusually high profit margin in 2017, even without charging baggage fees?

 Why More Workers Should Negotiate Their Salary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 540

In a recent survey, only about 40% of workers said they negotiated for their starting salary at their most recent job. Robert Half senior regional manager Rich Deosingh explains the benefits of negotiating salary, and offers tips for job candidates.

 Tight Labor Market: No College Degree? No Problem | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 450

Employers and hiring managers, in a tight labor market, are taking unusual steps to fill open positions requiring an up-to-date skill set. Wall Street Journal reporter Lauren Weber explains.

 Consumers Taking on More 'Bad Debt' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 536

American consumers confidence is high and their appetite for taking on debt remains strong. Wall Street Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis, however, explains how their ability to repay loans has come under pressure and describes the impact of 'bad debt.'

 Why Are So Many Men Dying at Age 62? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 401

A new study indicates an alarming number of Americans, mostly men, are dying at the age of 62. Wall Street Journal news editor Demetria Gallegos explains.


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