Jonathan Clements

SIXTY YEARS OF INVESTMENT WISDOM FROM FINANCIAL LEGEND CHARLES ELLIS

November 11, 2022

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The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “There is nothing permanent except change.” Charles Darwin certainly observed that in his trailblazing work on evolution more than 2000 years later. In a quote widely attributed to him, he is alleged to have commented, “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptive to change.”     

As the markets fluctuate around us, how much should investors change?

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PORTFOLIO & FINANCIAL PLANNING ADJUSTMENTS FOR RISING INTEREST RATES & INFLATION

October 21, 2022

We are in the midst of a sea change in our financial lives. Here are the headlines:  

  • Inflation is surging for the first time in years and has reached the highest level in forty years.  
  • The Federal Reserve is embarking on the fastest and steepest tightening cycle in decades.
  • Value stocks are outperforming growth stocks after lagging them by record amounts for nearly a decade and a half.    

Is it time to make some changes to our financial plans? 

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JONATHAN CLEMENTS SAYS STAYING INVESTED IN STOCKS IS THE SANEST APPROACH IN TURBULENT MARKETS

March 4, 2022

Since the future is essentially unknowable, this week’s podcast guest focuses on what is knowable and controllable, mainly our own reactions. He is veteran personal finance journalist Jonathan Clements, a former colleague of mine at The Wall Street Journal who was its personal finance columnist for nearly 20 years. The author of several books including From Here to Financial Happiness and How to Think About Money, Clements is the Founder and Editor of HumbleDollar, a free weekly newsletter devoted to telling you “everything you need to know about money.”

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FINANCIAL SMARTS: JONATHAN CLEMENTS’ TIPS TO RAISE FINANCIALLY SAVVY CHILDREN

March 2, 2018

During PBS Pledge this week we are revisiting our annual exclusive, Ed Hyman, Wall Street’s #1 ranked economist for a record 37 years shares his outlook for the U.S. joined by leading value manager Matthew McLennan. Watch that episode again here.
NEW THIS WEEK:
How do you raise financially responsible children in an instant gratification, consumer-oriented culture? Award-winning personal finance journalist Jonathan Clements shares his common sense How to Think About Money approach.
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CLEMENTS & JAKAB: RETHINKING MONEY

July 22, 2016

All about money. How to think about if, spend it, invest it wisely and avoid losing it with Jonathan Clements, award winning author of How to Think About Money and Spencer Jakab, columnist and editor at The Wall Street Journal and author of Heads I Win, Tails I Win.
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