WSJ Your Money Briefing

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Your must-listen for valuable money and market stories from The Wall Street Journal. Each weekday our journalists from Heard on the Street, the Intelligent Investor and other popular features share insights on investing, markets, taxes and retirement planning.

Wall Street Journal contributor Matthew Kassel explains the taxes and fees, as well as home prep, involved in renting out a room or you entire house through services like Airbnb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Wall Street Journal contributor Cheryl Winokur Munk explains the benefits of prepaying for college tuition. She also discusses the differences between prepaid tuition plans and traditional 529 college savings plans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal personal finance and retirement reporter Anne Tergesen discusses tips from coaches and economists to make behavioral changes 'stick' in the new year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Is it OK to regift a present you received that you don't want? Harvard University's Michael Norton explains the findings behind research behind regifting, and whether you're likely to offend the original gift-giver, or the regift recipient. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal tax reporter Laura Saunders explains changes to 'stretch IRAs', which allow savers to pass on IRA holdings on to grandchildren and younger generations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen outlines key major changes to the nation's retirement system in the new spending bill approved by Congress this week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Gunjan Banerji explains that, despite the market's current upward trend, many options traders are spending large sums of money to hedge against a market pullback. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Anne Tergesen explains how hidden fees, the result of ties between administrators hired by school districts for their teacher retirement plans and the companies behind the plans themselves, cost teachers significant amount of money in their retirement accounts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On the two-year anniversary of bitcoin's all-time high, Wall Street Journal cryptocurrency reporter Paul Vigna explains why trading has remained at such low levels, and what could trigger another run higher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Pictet Asset Management's Richard Dias explains how investors can capitalize on the U.K.'s plan to separate from the European Union. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The nation's largest grocers are spending millions to build warehouses in anticipation of more shoppers ordering groceries online. Wall Street Journal Jaewon Kang explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lululemon became a multi-billion dollar company through the sale of yoga clothing, but it is re-directing the spotlight on its line of high-end men's apparel. Wall Street Journal reporter Charity Scott explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Research has revealed that many 401(k) retirement plan participants select funds based on the first letter of the fund's name, or if the fund appears at the top of a list, rather than researching financial data. Wall Street Journal contributor Daisy Maxey explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
Wall Street Journal reporter Austen Hufford explains how problem solving and computerized automation required in post-recession manufacturing jobs means workers with college degrees will soon outnumber those without. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Saunders discusses tax moves freelance workers should make before the Dec. 31 deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Stephanie Yang explains how some online mattress customers sign up for a series of free trials from numerous companies over the course of several years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal 'Middle Seat' columnist Scott McCartney explains how airlines adding new routes to their schedules can result in substantial reductions in airfares. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal personal finance reporter Julia Carpenter discusses how different generations of family members can make conversations about money less awkward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Eisen explains how many credit unions have become big enough to purchase small banks. He also discusses concerns that some credit unions may struggle during a recession. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Wall Street Journal reporter Julie Jargon explains how scammers posing as grandchildren, government officials and tech-support agents trick people into purchasing store gift cards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices