Rank #1: Finding the Best Interest Rates on Savings Accounts
Ally Bank senior director Emily Shallal discusses how to find the right online savings account to build a nest egg, including seeking out the best interest rate.
Rank #2: How to Pay Your Taxes Like a Billionaire
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains how billionaires use multiyear tax planning to save substantial amounts of money. She offers tips for taxpayers who want to set out and do the same.
Rank #3: Why You Should Consider Investing in a Roth 401(k)
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains the differences between a traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) retirement account.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #4: How Did Millionaires Get Rich? Not How You Think
Think most millionaires have high-paying jobs, or inherited their money? Think again. Author Chris Hogan surveyed more than 10,000 millionaires and reveals surprising myths about how they amassed their wealth, as well as lessons the rest of us can learn from them.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #5: SEC Has Only Collected Half of $20 Billion in Fines
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has only been able to collect about half of the $20 billion in fines it has levied in the past five years. Wall Street Journal reporter Dave Michaels explains.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #6: Today's Volatile Market: You Can Run, But You Can't Hide
The S&P 500 took a beating in October, down nearly 7%. Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Wursthorn explains why the market uneasiness isn't going away, and why it leaves investors with little room to hide.
Rank #7: Tax Law: What It Means For Your 2018 Taxes
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders reviews some significant changes to tax rules as a result of the new tax law, including adjustments to the standard deduction, benefits of charitable deductions, and the alternative minimum tax.
Rank #8: Mortgage Lending Rules: No Tax Returns? No Problem!
Lenders are allowing consumers with harder-to-document finances to borrow, fueling growth in the kind of home loans criticized for its role in last decade's housing meltdown. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains.
Rank #9: Why Markets Like the Midterm Election Outcomes
Heard on the Street columnist Jon Sindreu explains why equity markets are likely to show gains following the Nov. 6 midterm elections.
Rank #10: Drug Companies Say 'Don't Blame Us!' for Rising Prices
Wall Street Journal reporter Jared Hopkins explains how drug companies are blaming the middlemen, namely pharmacy-benefit managers and health plans, for price increases. But critics of the industry aren't buying the companies' claims.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #11: IRS Suffered Significant Harm During Government Shutdown
The government shutdown that lasted from December to mid-January resulted in the IRS not being able to keep up with correspondence and impeded its ability to provide assistance to taxpayers. Wall Street Journal tax reporter Richard Rubin explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #12: Special Fed Coverage: How Investors Should Read a Rate Hike
Greg Peters, Senior Portfolio Manager at PGIM Fixed Income discusses the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates by 0.25% to a range of 2.25% to 2.5%, and how investors should in turn adjust their portfolios.
Rank #13: College: Calculating the Risks
College costs have leveled off. But as Wall Street Journal higher education reporter Douglas Belkin explains, obstacles still exist that can leave some worse off than if they hadn't gone to college.
Rank #14: Should You Hand Over Personal Data to the Airlines?
Airlines soon will have numerous new ways to track passengers and make note of their preferences. Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains how this is likely to raise new concerns about the balance between convenience and data security.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #15: 'Young Money': Where Should Millennials Start Investing?
A new WSJ column focuses on the spending, saving and investing concerns of young people, including 'milliennials.' Wall Street Journal reporter Kevin McAllister, entering his mid-20s, discusses the biggest financial concerns facing the younger generation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #16: Stocks Rise; The Fed's on Deck
Stocks rose for both Friday and the week, as tech shares boosted the overall market. The Wall Street Journal's Akane Otani says investors will monitor the Federal Reserve policy meeting and the Fed's language on growth and inflation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #17: Small Cap Stocks: Edging Toward a Bear Market
After enjoying a steep run-up in the first three quarters of 2018, small-cap stocks are off more than 15%. Wall Street Journal markets reporter Jessica Menton explains what the trajectory of mid-cap stocks tells us about the health of the broader economy.
Rank #18: Decoding Warren Buffett: Book Value vs. Market Value
Wall Street Journal Heard on the Street's Spencer Jakab explains Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett's recent comments that he will no longer report the company's wealth creation in terms of book value. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #19: How to Make Your Resume A.I. Friendly
The use of machine learning and artificial intelligence are game changers in job-seeking. Sparks Research CIO Jon Christiansen explains common mistakes by applicants and how they must simplify their resumes in order to be properly read by A.I. programs and ultimately land on a recruiter's desk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rank #20: Retirement Investing: Five Mistakes to Avoid
Investing too conservatively is among the biggest mistakes people make when planning for retirement. Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk outlines the biggest missteps to avoid to ensure retirees have enough money.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices