Money Mondays

Tom: Good morning, Mellody Hobson! Mellody: Good morning! We are talking about retirement again today and this time we are focusing on Generation X. Generation…

Mellody is president of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and separate…

Tom: Today we are going to start a short series for Money Mondays focusing on the retirement landscape for different age groups. Mellody: That is correct,…

Tom: This morning, we are talking debt ceiling, correct? Mellody: We are, Tom. It may seem like déjà vu all over again, but the debt-ceiling squeeze…

Tom: You are joining us this morning to talk about the recent Fed decision on interest rates, is that right? Mellody:  That’s right, Tom Joyner.…

Tom: We have a very important topic for everyone this morning – open enrollment! Mellody: You are absolutely right, Tom. It may sound mundane, but the…

Tom: This morning we are talking about low oil prices, is that right? Mellody: It sure is, Tom. This past week, the price of a…

Tom: We have social security on tap for our listeners today, correct? Mellody: We certainly do. As most people know, social security is the primary…

  Tom: Greece has been dominating the financial headlines and roiling markets around the world, what is going on? Mellody: That’s right, Tom. This week…

Today Mellody is talking about financial information, and how to protect it. Mellody: With numerous headlines over the past few years about data breaches at major…

Mellody Hobson covers the importance having an emergency fund. Mellody: It may seem like it is simply common sense to save up some money for a rainy…

  Tom: Good morning Mellody! What are we covering today?  Mellody: Good morning. Today we are talking about credit card debt, Tom. Over the past 6…