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28
OCT

Strains on Rental Market Spark Fears of New Housing Crisis

Eviction protections are set to expire by January, yet many renters still face economic hardship and can't make monthly payments. Reporter Will Parker explains the potential crisis facing the rental market. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27
OCT

Workers Exhaust Paid-Leave Time as Pandemic Stretches On

Workers like Tennessee resident Don Buchanan used up paid sick time from work while battling Covid-19. Reporter Lauren Weber explains how time-off rules passed by Congress didn't account for the pandemic stretching on for six months and running. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26
OCT

How Repaying Student Loan Payments Could Add Pressure Next Year

Some people, like 26-year-old Chris Strong, have used the student loan deferment period to buff up their finances. But our personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter says others may hit a wall when they have to start paying again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23
OCT

How Covid-19 Can Cause You to Make Unconscious Money Decisions

The pandemic has caused people to consciously make financial decisions, but it has also triggered subtle emotions that can unconsciously steer their decision-making. Duke University's John Payne explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22
OCT

Applying to College During Covid? Here's What to Ask

The pandemic has raised a whole new set of questions prospective college students should be asking before settling on where to go to school. Reporter Jillian Berman explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21
OCT

How Businesses Seek Forgiveness for PPP Loans

Businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program funds from the Small Business Administration can receive forgiveness on those loans if they meet certain criteria. Economics reporter Amara Omeokwe explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20
OCT

Should You Marry Someone for Their Health Insurance?

As health care takes a larger bite out of Americans' finances, some people are finding creative ways to cover the costs. Reporter Francesca Fontana discusses proposing to her husband, and bringing him onto her insurance plan. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19
OCT

Credit Scores Rose to Record Levels During Pandemic

Consumer credit reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis explains why credit scores rose this summer, and the challenges that could pose to people hoping to secure a loan. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16
OCT

Which Companies Are Hiring Right Now?

The coronavirus pandemic has put tens of millions of people out of work, but in some industries there's a hiring boom. Reporter Patrick Thomas discusses where jobs can be found right now. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15
OCT

Airlines Sweeten Frequent-Flyer Deals to Lure Travelers

Many airlines are making award seats available at very cheap prices in miles or points to entice nervous passengers to travel once again. "Middle Seat" columnist Scott McCartney explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14
OCT

How Your Cash Can Grow Amid Low Interest Rates

Americans have options to consider beyond the standard bank savings account to get their cash to grow. Personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. If you're doing the WSJ's Six-Week Money Challenge, we want to hear about your experience. Call us at 315-992-8298 and leave us a voice message with your stories and lessons learned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13
OCT

Will Trump or Biden Win? Wall Street Hedges Its Bets.

Investors are placing bets on sectors likely to benefit from either outcome in November's presidential election. Markets reporter Amrith Ramkumar explains how market volatility can make it hard for individual investors to keep up. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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