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Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. Jill appears on CBS radio and television stations nationwide covering the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign. She translates complicated business and economic news into understandable, relatable topics for everyday viewers and listeners. She is a weekly guest on NPR’s “Here and Now” and also appears on American Public Media’s “Marketplace Weekend”.

Jill is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money”, which airs in over 90 markets. Jill also writes the nationally syndicated column “Jill on Money” for Tribune Media Services and was named one of the Top 10 LinkedIn Influencers of 2015

Prior to her current role, she was Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com, where she was responsible for video and written content and was part of the team that launched the site.

Jill is a frequent speaker on a variety of topics, including macroeconomic and market trends; workplace issues for women and LGBT employees in financial services; and how to create authentic branding.

Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner of and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University. Jill serves on the board of StoryCorps, a nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, sharing and preserving the stories of our lives.