Author Archives: Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky: Your Job Is Your Most Important Investment (VIDEO)

What’s the biggest investment in your portfolio? No, not your house. Not your retirement accounts, either. If we learned anything from the Great Recession, it’s Money Rule No. 1: Your job is your most important investment.

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5 Financial Habits That Will Make You Happy

I, for one, wasn’t surprised with the new happiness finding from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. It basically confirmed what I found in a Roper study conducted five years ago, for my book The Ten Commandments of Financial Happiness. The study reports that happiness rises as household income does up to about $75,000 […]

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It’s Time for a Financial Tune-Up!

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Let Jean Chatzky and Learnvest.com help you improve your spending and saving habits

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A Sucker for a Sale

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As late summer discounts reach a fever pitch, Jean Chatzky examines the psychology of bargains

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When Your Adult Children Need Help

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According to a recent study, nearly 60% of parents are financially supporting their adult children. Jean Chatzky on how to give responsibly

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Changing Jobs? Read This.

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Jean Chatzky on how to maximize your employment benefits when you take a new gig

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How to Save Without Really Trying

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Worried about the size of your nest egg? Jean Chatzky shares five budget-boosting strategies to help put money in the bank

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Sketch Your Way to Financial Freedom

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The key to realizing your retirement goals, Jean Chatzky learns, is to draw on your own creative ingenuity

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The Housing Market: It’s a Woman’s Game (Especially If You’re Single!)

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Thinking about investing (or reinvesting) in real estate? wOw’s Jean Chatzky on what you should know if you’re shopping

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Ready for Your Next Step? How to Switch Careers Successfully

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Jean Chatzky explores three smart ways to find success in a new field

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