January14

The Obama Economic Legacy

As President Obama leaves office, it’s time to reflect on how the economy fared during his tenure. Because of the size and complexity of the U.S. economy, I have generally believed that presidents take too much credit or blame for what occurs on their watch. In many cases, bad luck or good fortune can play
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January13

#306 Conquer the New Year

Before we conquer 2017 with our guest in the second hour we answered some great questions in the first hour.  It started with a real estate question from Matt in Oregon and then a fascinating career/retirement question from David in Ohio.  Both worth a listen! Jan 14 JOM hour one Now to the guest… In
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January07

2016 Job Market Roundup

How was the job market in 2016? With the final employment numbers of 2016 now in, it’s time to award medals to various components of the labor market. BRONZE: Job creation The Labor Department reported that the economy created 156,000 jobs in December, bringing 2016 total job creation to 2.2 million. Sure, that’s not as
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January06

#305 Financial and Career Resolutions

Happy 2017!  A New Year means a new show, our first one in a while 🙂  What’s the one word we all hear these first few days of January?  Resolutions!  We all make them, yet sadly few of us follow through on them.  Go to the gym.  Start a new diet.  Get more sleep.  The
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December31

Will 2016 Stock Gains Continue in 2017?

2016 is in the record books and given the dreadful start of the year for US stock markets (in February, all major indexes corrected, falling more than 10 percent from the end of 2015,) the closing numbers were impressive. Total return results for 2016, which includes price appreciation and dividends showed the Dow up 16.5
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December30

#304 New Year’s Special

This weekend we say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017!  It also means that there’s no chance we’re doing a live show this weekend…so you get one more holiday best-of from the Jill no Money team, aka me and Mark. Consider it our New Year’s gift to you.  P.S. stay tuned for an EXCITING
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December24

#303 How to Fail and Reinvent Yourself

Surprise, surprise…it’s Christmas/Hanukkah weekend, which means we get to reinvent ourselves…in other words, you’re getting a “best-of” show — consider it our gift to you! 2016 saw a first for Jill on Money: a single guest for an entire show!  Who would be worthy of such an honor?  The one and only James Altucher. I’m guessing
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December17

6 Biggest Money Stories of 2016

With two weeks to go, it’s time to look back and reflect on what stories shaped the year. In chronological order, here are my “6 Biggest Money Stories of 2016”. 1. US Stock Market Correction: Investors were plunged into reality in February, as fears of a global growth slowdown pushed US stock indexes into a
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December16

#302 Year-end Financial Planning Tips

Here’s a little secret I’ll let you in on…this show, #302, is the last “new” show of 2016.  The following two weekends will be Christmas and New Year’s…and I’ve got news for ya…Mark and I won’t be working!  So, as the year comes to an end, it’s a perfect time to review some year-end financial
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December10

Federal Reserve Rate Hike #2

The Federal Reserve will likely raise short-term interest rates this week, when it convenes the last policy meeting of 2016. The second rate hike of the cycle comes one full year after the first, nine years after the last time it had previously raised rates. The central bank is probably more confident about this action
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