The Better Off Podcast
Sponsored by Betterment, the Better Off Podcast tackles sometimes uncomfortable, and even controversial, money and investing issues— without the financial jargon. Hosted by the always-entertaining Jill Schlesinger, CFP®.
Investing For the World You Want
How can you incorporate your values into your investments? While many of us have principles and views about what is “right” and “wrong”, putting those principles into action within a portfolio can be difficult.
How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve
Author Mark Spindel, expert on the Federal Reserve offers an account of Congress’s role in steering the evolution of the Federal Reserve and challenges the myth of its independence.
Thinking in Bets with Annie Duke
For most people, it’s difficult to say “I’m not sure” in a world that values and, even, rewards the appearance of certainty.
Achieving Presence: An Interview with Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy
Life is full of challenges, both personally and professionally. Today’s interview with Amy Cuddy is the perfect example. It took a full year to…
Worried Market Watchers: What (Not) To Do Next
When you hear about big percentage losses in the stock market, you're bound to feel butterflies. Listen in for some brief advice on how to think practically about your investment goals during the market turbulence.
Understanding the Case for Universal Basic Income
Universal Basic Income is the idea of giving all citizens a regular, live-able and unconditional sum of money, from the government.
Ep. 040: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education
So often on this podcast, and on my radio show, we field questions from recent grads with insane amounts of student…
Ep. 038: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street with Rana Foroohar
As you’ll recall, we did our fair share of explaining why Wall Street matters, on the episode featuring Bill Cohan. Today…
Ep. 036: Weapons of Math Destruction with Cathy O’Neil
"Weapons of Math Destruction" author Cathy O'Neil explains how algorithms dictate so much of our day-to-day lives.