Jennifer Barrett, Forbes

Jennifer Barrett


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Jennifer:

Side Hustles Are Helping Many Close The Income Gap In The Pandemic—Here’s What To Look For

With the unemployment rate still hovering around 8 percent, and millions out of work, many have started to pick up side hustles to help cover expenses. Here are some of the most popular gigs and what to consider before you get one. → Read More

Stock Market 2018 News: Why Is The Dow So Volatile?

Watching the Dow move up or down a few hundred points from day to day may not feel normal, but it is. → Read More

Tony Robbins Interview: “Unshakeable” Author Talks Financial Success

Tony Robbins, author of best-sellers “Unshakeable” and “Money,” gives his best investing tips. → Read More

Yes, Ups and Downs in the Stock Market Are Normal

One day—or even hour—market is up sharply. The next, it’s down. Then it’s up again. What’s going on? → Read More

Money Fights Are Normal—Here’s How to Keep Them From Getting Ugly

Money’s a top cause of breakups. Here’s how not to let that happen. → Read More

Don’t Let the Stock Market's Recent Tumble Bring You Down

The recent stock market tumble is a good reminder to stay the course—and not to mix politics with your investment decisions. → Read More

Kevin Durant Opens Up About His Childhood, His Investments—and His ‘Real Life’s Work’

You know #35 as a former Rookie of the Year, MVP and eight-time NBA All-Star. But Kevin Durant’s success reaches far beyond the basketball court. In addition to earning big bucks from his endorsement deals—it’s reported he’ll make $36 million this year off the court, thanks to his partnerships with Nike, Sonic and others—his startup, The Durant Company, has invested in companies like Postmates,… → Read More

'Unshakeable' Tony Robbins On The 5 Biggest Mistakes Investors Make

Tony Robbins, whose personal and business development seminars and books have reached an estimated 50 million people, is back with a new book, "Unshakeable," aimed at helping investors avoid making mistakes out of fear or ignorance. Here are four common ones—and how to avoid them. → Read More

These Decisions Can Be Game Changers For Building Wealth

We make good, and bad, decisions about our money every day. But some choices can help you make significant gains toward building wealth. → Read More

A (Nearly) Foolproof Way to Hit Your Savings Goals

I'll admit it: I hate budgets. I know they're important. Tracking what you spend and save (or don't) each month, and what you want to spend and save each month, is an essential exercise if you want to... → Read More

Struggling To Stay On Top Of Your Finances? Stop Making It So Complicated

There’s a widespread perception that managing your finances well is a complicated endeavor. But it really comes down to one simple principle. → Read More

Q&A: HighTower CEO On Why The 'Fiduciary' Rule Falls Short

Elliot Weissbluth, CEO of HighTower Advisors talks about the new fiduciary standard and how the rule falls short. → Read More

Where do GOP candidates stand on student loan debt?

Even during the latest debate, GOP candidates offered few details on how to address rising college costs and student loan debt. → Read More

How much money are you losing to investment fees?

Investors are putting more money into lower-cost passive funds. But research shows they're still losing plenty to fees. → Read More

How the Wage Gap Between Men and Woman Also Becomes a Wealth Gap

Much has been written about the gender wage gap.And it is significant, especially when you consider that women now make up nearly half the workforce a → Read More

Explaining the gender wage gap

With women making up nearly half the workforce, why is the gender gap still so big? CNBC personal finance editor, Jennifer Barrett explains. → Read More

What's worse than the gender wage gap? The wealth gap

Women working full time earn about 78 percent of what men do, based on median earnings data. But the gender wealth gap is even wider. → Read More

Employees missing out on $24B in employer matches

A new study finds 1 in 4 employees misses out on receiving the full company 401(k) match by not saving enough. → Read More

The bad news about good tax refunds

Tens of millions of Americans overpay their taxes each year and miss out on interest and market returns they could earn on that money. → Read More

Retirement rip-off? The $17B barrier for savers

Whether you pay an advisor or not, you're paying fees on the financial products in your portfolio. And those can be much harder to calculate and costly. → Read More