Jennifer Waters
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About Jennifer Waters

Jennifer Waters is an award-winning, Chicago-based writer who has covered business and personal finance for more than two decades. She has written regular columns for MarketWatch and The Wall Street Journal, and is a regular contributor to local and national TV and radio stations.

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Window Shopping Could Have New Meaning as Brick-and-Mortar Retail Restarts June 24, 2020 11:24 AM   |  

As states begin lifting stay-at-home orders and shopping centers start to open up, many will be sporting a different look. But what about investments in retailers and related real estate investment trusts (REITs)? Here's what you might expect.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
CARES Act Stimulus Checks Are on the Way. Should You Spend or Save? April 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The CARES Act, designed to help an economy brought to its knees by the novel coronavirus pandemic, includes stimulus checks for U.S. taxpayers whose income falls below a threshold. Wondering what to do with yours?

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Streaming Company Wars: What to Add to Your Investing Watch List March 12, 2020 1:09 PM   |  

As millions of cable subscribers have cut the cord in favor of streaming services over the past few years, the competition has heated up, leaving both investors and subscribers confused. Here’s what to look for.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Closing the Great Divide: Gender Dynamics and Wealth Management August 21, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

In the past, it used to be that women handled the household spending but men handled the finances. Fortunately, that's changing. But a gender pay gap, combined with longevity trends, should make financial literacy a front-burner priority for women.

4 min read  |  Household Finances
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