November23

All I Want for Christmas is a Bitcoin

Investors will resume trading after the Thanksgiving weekend, but all eyes will be on the outcome of Cyber Monday. Last year, it was the largest online sales day in history- shoppers spent a record $3.39 billion online, edging out the Black Friday online sales. This year, Cyber Monday sales are set to grow by 16.5
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November19

Digital Set to Power 2017 Holiday Sales

Analysts say that the stable economy, an improving labor market and a longer holiday shopping season — one extra weekend day this year — are expected to boost holiday sales by about four percent from a year ago. [In case you missed it, check out my Evening News piece about how brick and mortar retailers
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November17

#350 The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google with Scott Galloway

Yes, this is still here, and it will be for a while to serve as a reminder that there’s a new place for Jill on Money content – YouTube!  Seems like a no-brainer, but sometimes it takes a little outside help (h/t to JOM friend, Joe A!) to recognize the obvious.  So don’t freak out.  Going forward, we’re
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November12

Long Term Care: Beware the Elder Care Attorney

Long-term care is a tricky issue that is likely to impact a majority of Americans. According to the government, 70 percent of people turning age 65 can expect to use some form of long-term care during their lives. Although most of the care comes from unpaid caregivers (generally family members or friends), those who require more care are
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November11

How Long Can Bull Market Last…and Who Cares?

Last week, investors yawned as the bull market continued to roar. US stocks closed at new all-time highs–on the same day–for the 27th time in 2017. For the Dow it was the 59th closing high this year, the 53rd for the S&P 500, and the 64th for the NASDAQ. This is the second longest bull
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November10

#349 The Moral Failure of the MBA Elite with Duff McDonald

Yes, this is still here, and it will be for a while to serve as a reminder that there’s a new place for Jill on Money content – YouTube!  Seems like a no-brainer, but sometimes it takes a little outside help (h/t to JOM friend, Joe A!) to recognize the obvious.  So don’t freak out.  Going forward, we’re
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November04

Republican Tax Plan Cheat Sheet

At long last, the House Republican tax plan (the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”) is out and it is a huge and confusing bill. Contrary to promises of simplifying the tax code, it is just as dense and complicated as the current system. Winners and losers will be determined on a case-by-case basis, depending on
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November02

Why the Fed Matters

Now that President Trump has named Jerome (“Jay”) Powell as the next Federal Reserve Chairman, to succeed Janet Yellen, you may experience one of those, “Why do I care about this?” moments. Perhaps more than any other institution, the Federal Reserve impacts our lives in direct ways, from how much interest our savings accounts earn,
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October29

Trump to Unveil Tax Plan and Fed Chair

President Trump and Congressional Republicans are about to unveil two, potentially market-moving measures: a tax overhaul plan and a new Federal Reserve Chair. As if those were not enough, those events will occur amid a Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meeting, a monthly jobs report and stock markets soaring to new highs. Tax Plan Details:
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