Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters

Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters

Episodes

  • Watch Out for Higher Prices at the Grocery Store

    Aug 28, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on why you could see higher prices at the grocery store and how to get the most from your credit card rewards.
  • No Spike in Wine Prices Expected

    Aug 27, 2014 | 3 min
    The Napa Valley earthquake shouldn't lead to a spike in wine prices and satisfaction dips for automobiles. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Understanding Medical Bills

    Aug 27, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy reports on how the password could disappear by next year and the confusion surrounding medical bills.
  • Exploring Longevity Insurance

    Aug 26, 2014 | 3 min
    What to consider before purchasing longevity insurance and why guests houses are not just for guests anymore. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Preparing to Apply for College Financial Aid

    Aug 26, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on what you should consider before applying for college financial aid and can banks lower your credit limit without notice.
  • Is a Four-Year Degree Really Worth It

    Aug 25, 2014 | 3 min
    How a low house listing can lead to a high selling price and figuring out if that four-year degree is worth it. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • The True Cost of Raising a Child

    Aug 25, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein on the true cost of raising a child and tips for boosting your credit score.
  • Social Security Tips

    Aug 22, 2014 | 4 min
    What to do if your social security number is compromised and a new way to track social security benefits. Mathew Passy has details.
  • Investing Locally Can Really Pay Off

    Aug 22, 2014 | 3 min
    The push to invest locally and why gluten free could impact your bottom line. Mathew Passy has details.
  • Risks and Rewards of a Mortgage

    Aug 21, 2014 | 3 min
    A look at the risks and rewards of taking out a mortgage and parents are falling behind when it comes to saving for college. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • The Price of Bicycles Skyrockets

    Aug 21, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein on the rising cost of a bicycle and why taking better care of yourself could improve your finances.
  • Sharpening Your Skills After College

    Aug 20, 2014 | 3 min
    Continuing your education after you graduate and Walmart tries something new to lure customers. Bill Fantini has details.
  • Choosing the Right College Scholarship

    Aug 20, 2014 | 3 min
    Finding the college scholarship that works best for you and reporting mistakes on your credit report could be a big mistake. Bill Fantini has details.
  • Back-To-School And Other Bargains

    Aug 19, 2014 | 3 min
    Bargains in and around back-to-school sales...and how good credit can save you money on car insurance. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • Maximizing Retirement Nesteggs

    Aug 19, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein provides tips for getting the most from your retirement savings. Also: The large number of Americans whose accounts are in collection.
  • Americans Took On Less Debt This Spring

    Aug 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Americans cut back on their debt load as the temperatures rose in 2014 and how clubhouses are being used to attract buyers. Mathew Passy has details.
  • Why the Recovery Feels Like a Recession

    Aug 18, 2014 | 3 min
    This economic recovery has left many Americans behind and the right way to dispute issues on your credit card. Mathew Passy has details.
  • Jobs for Those With No College Diploma

    Aug 15, 2014 | 3 min
    A look jobs for those without a college degree and why anxiety on Wall Street can be a good thing. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • Back-To-School Shopping Tips

    Aug 15, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein with tips for back-to-school shopping and avoiding outrageous interest rates with overdraft protection.
  • Handling Market Turbulence

    Aug 14, 2014 | 3 min
    Why falling home ownership could be good for the economy and how to handle a volatile stock market; Tyrone Johnson has details.
  • Avoiding Penalties From ObamaCare

    Aug 14, 2014 | 3 min
    Tips on avoiding penalties under the Affordable Healthcare Act and multiple rates on your credit card; Tyrone Johnson has details.
  • Moving An Elderly Parent

    Aug 13, 2014 | 3 min
    The rising costs of sending kids back to school and how to take the stress out of moving an elderly parent. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • Your Credit Score May Be Changing

    Aug 13, 2014 | 3 min
    A new trend for financial advisers, and your credit score may be changing. . .again. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • YMM PM - Why It's Hard To Respond To Cyber Attacks

    Aug 12, 2014 | 3 min
    Why it's so hard to respond to cyber attacks and the cost of advertising on Facebook. WSJ's Mathew Passy has the details.
  • YMM AM - College Loans Getting Cheaper Not Better

    Aug 12, 2014 | 4 min
    Private college loads are getting cheaper but not better, and how well are we saving for retirement. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Long-Term Impact of Student Debt

    Aug 11, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini explores the long-term impact of student debt and why an Amish town is the practice home for rock-and-roll.
  • Now is the Best Time to Start Holiday Shopping

    Aug 11, 2014 | 4 min
    The path to driverless cars and why now could be the best time to start your holiday shopping. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • Your Presence Online & In Real Life

    Aug 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Cultivating your presence online and in real life...and the resume mistake that could cost you a job opportunity. WSJ's Mathew passy reports.
  • The Business Of Art

    Aug 8, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy reports some art schools now come with business classes. Also, the impact that a complaint about services could have on your credit.
  • The Difficulty Landing an Entry-Level Job

    Aug 7, 2014 | 3 min
    A look at where all the entry-level jobs have gone and the back-to-school laptop buying guide. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Lingering Concerns About the US Economy

    Aug 7, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy explores how Americans feel about the economic recovery and why you may never have to remember a password again.
  • The Rising Price for a Cup of Joe

    Aug 6, 2014 | 3 min
    Deciding if a home warranty is right for you and the rising price of coffee. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Countering Stereotypes on the Job Hunt

    Aug 6, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy explores tips for countering stereotypes while looking for a job and the true path to financial freedom.
  • Best Buys for August

    Aug 5, 2014 | 3 min
    What to know if you are lucky enough to retire early and the best buys in August. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • Ensuring That Your Nest Egg Lasts

    Aug 5, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein on whether now is a good time to buy or sell real estate and what you can do make sure your nest egg lasts through retirement.
  • Insuring the Best Medical Care

    Aug 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Maximizing and coordinating your health care and what winemakers are not telling you. Mathew Passy has the details.
  • Tips To Being An Effective Complainer

    Aug 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Using modern technology to help you complain and protecting your smartphone. Mike Weinstein has details.
  • Better Ways to Pay for College

    Aug 1, 2014 | 3 min
    American families are getting smarter about paying for college and which of your numbers do cybercriminals covet. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Replacing Workers With Technology

    Aug 1, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy explores some 'Do Not Buys' for Amazon.com and how technology impacts the workforce.
  • More Benefits Coming for Freelancers

    Jul 31, 2014 | 3 min
    New options for freelancers when it comes to benefits and how to disconnect from technology. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • What Bitcoins Won't Say

    Jul 31, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on celebrities exiting the prepaid card business and some of the perils of using Bitcoins.
  • The Cost of Medical Care in Retirement

    Jul 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Understanding how much medical care will cost you in retirement and forget finding a job, go out and create one. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • The Bank Policy Costing You Extra in Fees

    Jul 30, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy looks at how the use of 'high-low' impacts customers and when dollar stores are no bargain.
  • Does Amazon Kindle Unlimited Make Sense for You

    Jul 29, 2014 | 4 min
    Determining if Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is right for you and a look at how life insurance companies are wooing the middle class. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Earning the Wage You Think You Deserve

    Jul 29, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on free tools to help you optimize social security benefits and earning the wage you think you deserve.
  • Refinancing in Today's Market

    Jul 28, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Tyrone Johnson with tips for refinancing in today's housing market and how to deal with office manipulators.
  • Delaying Social Security Benefits

    Jul 28, 2014 | 4 min
    Ways to boost your retirement benefits and fraud proofing your home. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • Household Items That Remind Us of Happy Hour

    Jul 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Household staples evoke happy hour and new breakfast foods to grab on the good. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • How Powerful People View Time

    Jul 25, 2014 | 4 min
    How people in power view time and avoiding becoming a victim of identity theft. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • Increasing Our Retirement Account Contributions

    Jul 24, 2014 | 3 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy reports on why we should be increasing our retirement account contributions and why hospitals want nurses to spend more time with you.
  • Becoming A Better Listener

    Jul 24, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on becoming a better listener and a reminder to remember that banks can't discriminate against pregnant women.
  • Why Now is a Great Time to be an Investor

    Jul 23, 2014 | 4 min
    The perfect time to risk-test your portfolio and the factors that have a created a kinder environment for investors. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Health Risks of Too Much Sleep

    Jul 23, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on the perfect amount of sleep and the perils of e-dating to your credit.
  • Preparing for the Added Costs of Raising a Child

    Jul 22, 2014 | 4 min
    How to make your kids financially savvy and are you prepared for the added expenses associated with raising a child. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • What Retirement Communities Won't Say

    Jul 22, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on what retirement communities aren't telling you and how to build credit without plastic
  • Saving Money on Car Insurance

    Jul 21, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on why insurance rates spike when adding teen drivers and tips for saving money on car insurance.
  • Watch Out for These Summer Travel Scams

    Jul 21, 2014 | 3 min
    Ways to improve the flying experience and the summer travel scams to avoid. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Why Work is More Than Just a Paycheck

    Jul 18, 2014 | 4 min
    Why so many people say they would still work even if they won the lottery and a positive milestone for foreclosures. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • How Stores Trick Consumers

    Jul 18, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy with a look at how stores trick consumers into thinking they are getting a good deal and why a credit check-up should proceed an apartment search.
  • Better Apps for Your Calendar

    Jul 17, 2014 | 3 min
    How growing feet are changing shoe sizes and apps to help you better organize your calendar. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Using Credit to Get Out of Debt

    Jul 17, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini on new competition for Greek Yogurt and the times that taking on credit is a good thing.
  • YMM PM - Families And Finances

    Jul 16, 2014 | 4 min
    The impact of meddling families on finances...and jobs that are going extinct. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Importance Of Being Solvent

    Jul 16, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy looks at ways to attain solvency. Also, how many credit cards should you have?
  • YMM PM - Stop Spoiling Your Kids

    Jul 15, 2014 | 4 min
    More of us are taking out home-equity lines of credit and the perils of spoiling your kids. WSJ's Mathew Passy has details.
  • YMM AM - The Impact of an Overvalued Market

    Jul 15, 2014 | 4 min
    How an overvalued market could impact your portfolio and which credit card offer is best for you. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM PM - What Car Dealerships Won't Say

    Jul 14, 2014 | 3 min
    How to insure you are not overpaying for a new vehicle and why football teams are using drones. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Don't Put Off Checking Your Credit Report

    Jul 14, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini on what folks are doing to insure silence in their homes and why you should be proactive in checking your credit reports.
  • YMM PM - Growth Of Summer Jobs For Teens Slows

    Jul 11, 2014 | 5 min
    A look at the summer-job scene for teens...and why overall hiring is expected to increase this year. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Americans Are Paying-Down Debt

    Jul 11, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy reports we're doing a better job at paying off our debt. Also, the consequences of bouncing a check.
  • YMM PM - Winning a Home Bidding War

    Jul 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Tips to improve your chances when competing for a house and how to improve a professional relationship. WSJ's Mathew Passy has details.
  • YMM AM - Downsizing Bulky Furniture

    Jul 10, 2014 | 5 min
    That old bulky furniture is not as valuable as you thought, tips for getting rid of it and why debt collectors' ability to harass you is changing. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM PM - Drivers Wanted

    Jul 9, 2014 | 4 min
    Companies are scrambling to hire more truck drivers and essential protection for your children's eyes. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Recovering Your Business After a Disaster

    Jul 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Tips to help you recover business information after a disaster and deciding whether to rent or buy. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM PM - July's Best Bargains

    Jul 8, 2014 | 4 min
    A look at special savings you can find this month, and some things home improvement stores won't tell you. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - A Financial To-Do List For 20-Somethings

    Jul 8, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini reports on steps 20-somethings can take toward financial independence. Also - the people who can hurt your credit score.
  • YMM PM - Declaring Financial Independence

    Jul 7, 2014 | 4 min
    Steps to help you declare financial independence...and why more patients are facing a team of experts when it comes to medical care. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Obligatory Vacations

    Jul 7, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy reports on dealing with the added costs of "obligatory" vacations...and how proposals to ease student loan debt could effect your credit.
  • YMM PM - Most Valued Education at the Workplace

    Jul 3, 2014 | 4 min
    What type of education is becoming valued by employees and employers and how retirees should tap their savings. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Avoiding the Sophomore Slump at Work

    Jul 3, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on how to avoid the sophomore slump at work and what new debt collection scam you need to watch out for
  • YMM PM - The Struggles of Generation X

    Jul 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Simplify your work life to become more productive and why it isn't easy being a Generation X'er. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Another Increase in the Cost of Flying

    Jul 2, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on why the cost of flying is going up again and why it's important to stay on top of your financial records.
  • YMM PM - The Importance of Rebalancing

    Jul 1, 2014 | 5 min
    Places where older Americans can find help with entrepreneurial ventures and why you should be rebalancing your investment portfolio regularly. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Weighing Good and Bad Credit Card Offers

    Jul 1, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy looks at what you need to consider before signing up for that new credit card and the story of a woman who recovered from major credit card woes.
  • YMM PM - Lenders Widen Their Push for Borrowers

    Jun 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Credit Card companies extend offers to riskier borrowers and new technology from Google. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Don't Pay Full Price at These Retailers

    Jun 30, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini on the five retailers where you should never pay full price and the shocking tale of a lender trying to collect college loan debt after a student passed away.
  • YMM PM - Funds For The Unexpected

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    How does your rainy-day fund stack up? And...is turning your life insurance into a living benefit a good idea for you? WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • YMM AM - Extra Home Insurance

    Jun 27, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein looks at whether extra home insurance is worth the expense. Also, three really bad ways to use your credit card.
  • YMM PM - A New Option For Fans Of Daily Deals

    Jun 26, 2014 | 4 min
    Daily deal fans have another site to check out and ask yourself, is your pension fund properly funded? Mike Weinstein has more.
  • YMM AM - Last Minute July 4th Travel Bargains

    Jun 26, 2014 | 5 min
    Last minute bargains for travel on the 4th of July and more reasons to check your credit score. Mike Weinstein has details.
  • YMM PM - Handling Negative Feedback

    Jun 25, 2014 | 4 min
    How to handle negative feedback and it looks like Washington may be helping the economy. Mike Weinstein explains.
  • YMM AM - The Pool Of First Time Homebuyers Shrinks

    Jun 25, 2014 | 5 min
    Where have all the first time home buyers gone? And, when is a good time to check your credit score? Mike Weinstein has details.
  • YMM PM - Short Sales Decline

    Jun 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Short sales numbers are coming up short and don't believe all you hear in those car ads. Mike Weinstein has details.
  • YMM AM - Structuring Your Retirement

    Jun 24, 2014 | 5 min
    The best way to structure income in retirement, and what employers look for on your credit report. Mike Weinstein has details.
  • YMM PM - First Time Home Buying Obstacles

    Jun 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Hurdles to buy your first home; Does size matter when choosing a restaurant? Tyrone Johnson has those details.
  • YMM AM - Buying A Vacation Home With A Friend

    Jun 23, 2014 | 5 min
    How to buy a vacation home with a friend; And lazy ways to improve your credit; WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • YMM PM - Amazon Adds Fuel To The Fire

    Jun 20, 2014 | 4 min
    More women take the lead in making financial decisions and Amazon adds fuel to the fire. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Grading Your Boss

    Jun 20, 2014 | 5 min
    How would you grade your boss and how to stop helping hackers. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM PM - Virtual Doctor Visits

    Jun 19, 2014 | 4 min
    Healthcare providers going viral - and an Internet tracker for your stuff. WSJ's Tyrone Johnson reports.
  • YMM AM - Wall Street And The World Cup

    Jun 19, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Tyrone Johnson looks at the effect of the World Cup on stock trading. Also, how good is it to have good credit?
  • YMM PM - Wages Garnished Over Student Loan Debt

    Jun 18, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Tyrone Johnson on wages being garnished over student loan debt and speaking of college students, why graduates need to start saving for retirement now.
  • YMM AM - Dropping Citizenship to Avoid Tax Bills

    Jun 18, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy on dropping US citizenship to avoid big tax bills and new protections coming to credit cards next year.
  • YMM PM - What Landlords Won't Tell You

    Jun 17, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy explores some of the things that landlords won't tell you and why Starbucks wants to help foot the bill for its workers' college education.
  • YMM AM - Do You Really Need Travel Insurance

    Jun 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Figuring out whether you really need that travel insurance and how to protect your identity while on vacation. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM PM - Middle Class Worse Off Than Numbers Show

    Jun 16, 2014 | 5 min
    The middle class is in worse shape than believed and what CEO's do when they're not running their companies. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Avoiding ID Theft While on Vacation

    Jun 16, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini on changes to airline frequent-flier programs and how to avoid ID theft while on vacation.
  • YMM PM - Carmakers Steer Toward Aluminum

    Jun 13, 2014 | 4 min
    Carmakers look to lose weight. And - The early bird gets the table...and a bargain. WSJ's Bill Fantini reports
  • YMM AM - Dad's Day Gift-Giving

    Jun 13, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Bill Fantini asks, is your presence the only present you're planning for Father's Day? And - Tips for recovering from bad credit.
  • YMM PM - Carpeting Vs. Hardwood

    Jun 12, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Mike Weinstein covers the hard truth about carpeting. And - pushing the envelope on tax penalties.
  • YMM AM - Best Career Choices For Women

    Jun 12, 2014 | 4 min
    A survey tells us the best career choices for women. And - security breeches are a way of life. WSJ's Mike Weinstein reports.
  • YMM PM - The Best Cars Under $30,000

    Jun 11, 2014 | 4 min
    Auto prices are rising, but there are still some good choices for under $30,000; Is bringing work home a good idea? Mike Weinstein has more.
  • YMM AM - Retirement Tips

    Jun 11, 2014 | 4 min
    Planning for your retirement; And is there a statute of limitations on debt collectors? Mike Weinstein has those stories.
  • Stocks Versus Bonds

    Jun 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Are stocks more lucrative than bonds? Ad you can have a useful summer, even if you don't have a job. WSJ's Hank Weisbecker has more.
  • YMM AM - How To Land A Summer Job

    Jun 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Tips to help you land a job this summer; Ways to protect your personal information while on vacation; WSJ's Hank Weisbecker reports.
  • YMM PM - American Wealth Sets New Record

    Jun 9, 2014 | 4 min
    American wealth sets a new record and stores add products to bring in more customers. Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM AM - Homes By Runways Fetch Big Bucks

    Jun 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Clusters of homes known as air parks are multiplying and getting more upscale, What to do if you lose important documents while traveling. Bill Fantini reports.
  • YMM PM - Defending Against Natural Disaster

    Jun 6, 2014 | 5 min
    Protecting your home and wallet from natural disasters...and who is benefitting most from the jobs recovery? WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • Cities' Travel Taxes

    Jun 6, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy looks at the cities with the best and worst travel-tax policies...and how identity thieves can ruin a dream vacation.
  • YMM PM - More Choices for Discounted Travel

    Jun 5, 2014 | 5 min
    One study says home life is more stressful than work life and more options for fiding discounted travel rates. WSJ's Mathew Passy reports.
  • YMM AM - Hackers Take Over $100 Million

    Jun 5, 2014 | 5 min
    WSJ's Mathew Passy discusses the hacker networks that have taken over $100 million from consumers and 2 other portfolios you have to pay attention to.
  • YMM PM - Your Utility Bills Could Be Going Higher

    Jun 4, 2014 | 4 min
    WSJ's Hank Weisbecker on why you may see an increase in your utility bills and watch out for an influx of penny stock spam emails.

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