Edelman Financial Engines' Everyday Wealth with Jean Chatzky

Episode 11: Are bonds still necessary in a portfolio?

From global conflicts to those more personal, money and assets are used as leverage every day. On this episode of Everyday WealthTM, Soledad O’Brien, Jean Chatzky and Edelman Financial Engines planner Isabel Barrow discuss the global financial response to Russia and they dive into the financial toll of divorce and what to take into consideration when going through it. They close out the conversation answering a listener’s question about the role bonds should play in a diversified portfolio.

 

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Jean Chatzky

Meet the host: Jean Chatzky

Jean Chatzky came to personal finance not as an economist or a financial planner but as a journalist who dug into the topic of money to get her own money in order as well as to earn a paycheck. She has the innate ability to take the complicated world of money and explain it in ways we can all understand. And this has never been more important than now because we all have more responsibility for our financial lives than any generation that came before us. Aside from hosting Everyday Wealth™, Jean is the CEO of HerMoney.com and host of the podcast HerMoney with Jean Chatzky. The financial editor of NBC's TODAY show for 25 years and the financial ambassador for AARP, she appears frequently on CNN and MSNBC and was a recurring guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author.



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