Newsletter Archive - Jean Chatzky - Making money make sense

March 27, 2018

This Week In Your Wallet: Satisfying Your Budget And Your Appetite

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you know I’m more likely to take photos of food I cook myself than food I order in a restaurant. Actually, I tend to prefer eating at home. After a day of working, I would rather get out of work-appropriate clothing and into sweats. Which isn’t to say I don’t […]

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March 20, 2018

This Week In Your Wallet: Rates On The Rise

Higher deposit rates coming soon to a bank account near you? Maybe. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise short-term rates again this week (in fact, if you opened and are reading this newsletter right as it arrives, the meeting is going on now), reports The Wall Street Journal. But while the last half dozen rate […]

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March 13, 2018

This Week In Your Wallet: Free Freezes For Everybody

Happy Snow Day. Again. At least that’s how it feels in my little ‘burb, where despite the fact that spring is only about a week away, the white stuff continues to fall. Fortunately, a number of other things don’t seem like they’re on a permanent loop. Like the fact that Congress looks likely to pass a bill prohibiting credit reporting […]

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March 6, 2018

This Week In Your Wallet: Paycheck Checkup

Are you feeling a little flusher than usual? And no, we’re not just talking about your ire after watching The Bachelor last night. (Yes, it’s my guilty pleasure. Don’t judge.) The sort of flush I’m talking about is a bump in your take-home pay. For many people, the new tax law has resulted in heftier paychecks. But the overhaul brings […]

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