Jill Schlesinger

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Retirement advice for early preppers... and those at the career finish line

Jun 7, 2013
It's never too soon to get your finances ready for a comfortable retirement. Personal finance expert Jill Schlesinger offers advice to listeners in a variety of career stages.

GDP: Good, but not great

Jan 27, 2012
The nation's gross domestic product -- the value of all goods and services produced -- grew at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter, the fastest pace since the second quarter of 2010.

GDP growth 2.8% in fourth quarter of 2011

Jan 27, 2012
GDP growth is getting stronger each quarter. But why was the growth slower than we expected at the end of 2011?

Venture capitalism on the rise in recent months

Jan 20, 2012
A new report shows that tech companies are attracting more start up money, as venture capital funding rose 19 percent in the last part of 2011.

Chase earnings signal downturn for financial services

Jan 13, 2012
J.P. Morgan Chase reported its earnings were down 23 percent today. What does this mean for the rest of the big banks?

December ends 2011 employment story on good note

Jan 6, 2012
The December jobs report showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5, the lowest rate since February 2009.

Unemployment falls to 8.5%, lowest in three years

Jan 6, 2012
The nation's economy added 200,000 jobs in the month of December, while the jobless rate ticked down to 8.5 percent.

The economic horizon for 2012

Dec 30, 2011
What can we expect from the housing, jobs, and European markets in the year ahead?

Is payroll tax extension a win for consumers?

Dec 23, 2011
The payroll tax cut extension amounts to an extra $1,000 in the average workers' pocket for 2012. What does it mean for the economy?

Congress could settle on a two month extension

Dec 16, 2011
Long-term budget issues in Washington are yet to be resolved, but it is likely that leaders will settle on a temporary two month extension of the payroll tax cuts.

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