Jill On Money: Investor Boot Camp 2022

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By Jill Schlesinger

Many of you have asked about how to start investing, so here is my version of Investor Boot Camp 2022. I have framed it as a series of questions to ask yourself.

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Jill On Money: Can I donate more to my Roth?

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By Jill Schlesinger

This Q&A is devoted to your questions about Roth IRAs and other retirement planning options. Send me your questions by going to jillonmoney.com and clicking “Contact Us.”

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Jill On Money: The great reshuffle

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By Jill Schlesinger

The Great Resignation is so 2021. This year, we should replace that term with a new one, according to LinkedIn Principal Economist, Guy Berger. With millions of Americans quitting their jobs since last summer,

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Jill On Money: Tax season is now open

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By Jill Schlesinger

As we start the third tax season of the COVID-19 era, I advise you to take a deep, breath. It’s going to be another confusing year,

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Jill On Money: What’s new for 2022?

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By Jill Schlesinger

It may have taken a brutal twenty-two months of a pandemic to do it, but when it comes to personal finances, there is one silver lining of the New Year: 84% of Americans say that they have learned to stop worrying about what they can’t control.

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Jill On Money: The best books of 2021

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By Jill Schlesinger

One of the coolest parts of my job is interviewing authors of books that pique my interest–and then compiling my favorites into a “best of”

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Jill On Money: The real estate conundrum: No houses

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By Jill Schlesinger

A year ago, the nation's housing market, like the rest of the economy, went into a deep, COVID-induced freeze. By the summer, the real estate industry had adjusted to socially distanced open houses and buyers were trying to get ahead of what would become a long year of work and school from home.
 

Jill On Money: Women working 5 to 9

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By Jill Schlesinger

A year of COVID-19 has devastated the US labor market. Despite recouping more than half of the 22 million jobs that vanished during the past twelve months–and a better-than-expected February report, the country still has 9.5 million fewer jobs (6.2%) than the pre-pandemic level a year ago.
 

Jill on Money: Year end money moves amid COVID-19

 By Jill Schlesinger

 
In most years, writing a year-end column is a snap, but 2020 is not most years. As a result, I will be writing a few columns with action items to consider.

Jill on Money: A snapshot of the post-election economy

 By Jill Schlesinger

 
On November 8, U.S. news outlets called the 2020 election, but investors had already voted with their money. After the worst week since March, stocks soared election week and recouped all of the previous week's losses–and then some. The S&P 500 soared 7.3% the best presidential election week since the 1932 election.