Mellody Hobson

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Gold has been making headlines lately for its plummeting value. What does that mean for us? The answer is not much. Most individual investors don’t…

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I know people moan and groan about pre-nups, and at first blush, it’s easy to see why. A marriage is supposed to last forever, so…

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I’m sure TJMS listeners know about the power of compounding. It’s how you make money on investments over time—where you earn interest on your interest.…

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Mellody Hobson talks to the TJMS about lagging wealth for the younger generation.

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Mellody Hobson talks to the TJMS about lagging wealth for the younger generation.

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We’re back to taxes again? Yes, but this is the happy part of taxes: the long-awaited refund check! According to the IRS, the average tax…

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You can start collecting Social Security anytime from age 62 to 70, but the later you start, the bigger your benefit. Just how much bigger…

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It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but I do have a bit of comic relief…

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A few weeks ago, we talked about the psychology of investing.  Turns out that psychology plays a big role not only in investing, but also…

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The USDA says grocery prices may rise as much as 4% this year. Last year’s drought led to a grass- and corn-feed shortage, resulting in…

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I’d like to make sure that my daughter doesn’t accumulate the same amount debt from attending college when she gets older that many people in my family have.  Should I be investing in a 529 on her behalf?   Erika – Chicago, Illinois In layman’s terms, 529 plans are simply investment accounts where your money can […]