Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. She covers the economy, markets, investing or anything else with a dollar sign on her blog, Jill on Money, as well as on television and radio. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch in 2009, Jill was the chief investment officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an independent options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York. 


Features by Jill Schlesinger

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

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.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, retirement savings

Letters: What's with all the different hosts on Marketplace Money?

Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large of CBS Money Watch, answers listeners' personal finance questions including how to create a college savings account for children who aren't yours, what to do when you've maxed out your IRA contributions and how to get the courage to get back into the stock market following the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: letters

Listener questions on saving, spending, and managing debt

Host Tess Vigeland and Jill Schlesinger, editor at large for CBS's Moneywatch.com, answers listener questions about retirement, savings, students loans, and money management.
Posted In: student debt, Saving, real estate, Retirement, Investing, debt

Heading towards fiscal health

David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.
Posted In: family, marriage, Social Security, identity theft, Retirement, emergency fund, college

Letters: An estate planning primer

This week's letter segments tackles questions for the senior set.
Posted In: letters, Estate planning, death, 401(k), Savings

Emergency fund 101

Emergency fund advocate Jill Schlesinger joins host Tess Vigeland and Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch to discuss the foundation of financial security.
Posted In: emergency fund, letters, paddy hirsch, jill schlesinger

How to start investing for retirement in your 50s

In our weekly letters segment, CBS MoneyWatch Editor-at-Large Jill Schlesinger discusses retirement investing strategies for late-starters.
Posted In: Investing, retirement planning, paddy hirsch, jill schlesinger, whiteboard

GDP growth 2.8% in fourth quarter of 2011

GDP growth is getting stronger each quarter. But why was the growth slower than we expected at the end of 2011?
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP: Good, but not great

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.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Venture capitalism on the rise in recent months

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.
Posted In: venture capital, start-ups, technology


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