Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters

Wall Street Journal's Your Money Matters

Billions in Small-Business Forgivable Loans Are Still Available

The Biden administration has tweaked the rules surrounding the Paycheck Protection Program to make it easier for the...

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Overlooked Student-Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs

While student-loan forgiveness is debated in Washington, some borrowers already have access to programs to help them...

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Air Travel in the Post-Pandemic Era: Are You Prepared?

Frequent fliers returning to the sky will face a very different post-pandemic air travel industry. "Middle Seat"...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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....

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Racial Wealth Gap Deepens U.S. Retirement Crisis

The expanding wealth divide between Black and white families is fueling concern about many Americans' ability to live...

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New Rules Protect 401(k) Account Holders Seeking IRA Rollovers

A new set of rules ensuring 401(k) retirement account holders receive sound advice on rolling over their money to an...

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Goldman Sachs Joins Push to Lure Young Clients With Robo-Advisory Tool

This week, Goldman Sachs joined other big banks by introducing a low-cost, digital wealth-management tool aimed at...

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Bitcoin Hits $50,000: What's Fueling the Rally?

The cryptocurrency bitcoin has doubled in value in less than two months. Reporter Caitlin Ostroff discusses the...

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Millennials Embrace Prenups for More Than Just Money

More millennials are signing prenuptial agreements to protect themselves from potential money disputes later on. But...

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Safeguarding Your 401(k) From Cyber Theft

Hackers are targeting consumers' 401(k) accounts, not just to steal personal information, but also to drain funds....

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Job Postings Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

After employers slashed jobs in 2020 due to the pandemic, they are now posting job openings at levels not seen since...

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More Americans Use Stimulus Money to Pay Down Debt

One goal of the direct stimulus payments sent to Americans during the pandemic was to encourage consumer spending....

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File Your Taxes Early for a Bigger Stimulus Check

Americans whose incomes fell in 2020 could receive a higher amount in the upcoming round of stimulus if they file...

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Some Robinhood Traders' Next Big Transaction Is With the IRS

Stock traders who bought and sold shares of heavily traded companies like GameStop will soon have to pay taxes on...

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Car Insurance Fell 4% Last Year. Consumer Groups Say That Isn't Enough

Reduced driving due to the pandemic resulted in U.S. car-insurance rates declining by an average of 4% in 2020....

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