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.

Many small business reevaluated their banking relationships and worked with smaller institutions when applying for Paycheck Protection Program funds. Banking reporter Peter Rudegeair explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Only a small percentage of Latino-owned small businesses in the U.S. applied for Paycheck Protection Program funds. Reporter Inti Pacheco explains why. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Millions of workers working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic could face higher state tax bills for 2020 unless a deal is worked out in the stimulus bill being debated in Congress. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Hiring managers are looking at what jobseekers have been doing while they've been stuck at home during lockdowns. La Salle Network CEO Tom Gimbel discusses what people should highlight in their next job interview. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Federal Reserve officials warn of a prolonged recession if the public health response to the coronavirus is not stepped up. Economics reporter Nick Timiraos explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Amid the coronavirus lockdowns, millions of Americans are taking up day trading, buying and selling shares from their phones or computers in the hopes of making some quick cash. Markets reporter Michael Wursthorn discusses the trend, and the risks that come with it. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your …
U.S. lawmakers are finalizing plans for a new coronavirus relief package that is expected to include a second stimulus payment for U.S. households, and the IRS is working to ensure the money is distributed more smoothly this time around. Tax policy reporter Richard Rubin discusses the latest developments in Washington. …
With government aid running out and coronavirus cases rising, many small businesses are being forced to lay off workers and close their doors, just months after re-opening them. Reporter Ruth Simon explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A payroll tax cut in the proposed $1 trillion coronavirus relief package is receiving limited support from Congress, even though it is strongly favored by the White House. Tax reporter Richard Rubin explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Since the start of the pandemic, many stocks seen as safe have become more volatile while riskier stocks have become havens for investors. Markets reporter Karen Langley explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Congress continues to debate an extension of the $600 boost to unemployment benefits, which expires at the end of the month. Reporter Eric Morath gives an update on where the talks stand. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record-low 2.98% this week. Reporter Orla McCaffrey explains how long they're likely to remain low and why some consumers aren't able to capitalize. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Millions of taxpayers haven't received their tax refund yet-even those who filed earlier in the year. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains what's behind the delay, and what taxpayers can do to track down their money. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Millions of taxpayers haven't received their tax refund yet-even those who filed earlier in the year. Tax reporter Laura Saunders explains what's behind the delay, and what taxpayers can do to track down their money. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
More companies are expected to offer automatic 401(k) services, which allow workers to more easily transfer retirement savings to a new job and reduce the temptation to cash out. Retirement reporter Anne Tergesen explains. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Millions of low- and moderate-income Americans could be missing out on stimulus payments and other government benefits. Code for America's Annelise Grimm discusses a website designed to connect people with tax experts to help them gain access to such funds. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
People suffering financial hardship as a result of the pandemic may not have funds to pay taxes they owe this year. Tax reporter Laura Saunders has tips for avoiding severe penalties, even if you can't pay. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A decade's worth of employment gains were wiped out by the rapid spread of the pandemic. Reporter Eric Morath discusses which sectors and demographic groups were hit the hardest, and which are enjoying the quickest recovery. J.R. Whalen hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Trump administration's rollback of limits on payday lenders is being welcomed by banks but decried by consumer advocates. Reporter Yuka Hayashi discusses the change and what it could mean for the payday-lending industry. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Congress has extended the deadline to Aug. 8 for small businesses hit by the pandemic to apply for forgivable loans. Our Peter Rudegeair talks about the latest changes to the Paycheck Protection Program. Charlie Turner hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices