Merrill Perspectives Podcast

Conversations on the big stories, news and trends affecting your everyday financial life


Our experts go beyond the headlines to examine the forces that are changing our world—and how they impact our lives.

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Cyber Security

From our social media accounts to our medical records, much of our most personal information is readily available online. But who has access to it, and how can we protect ourselves from the growing threat of cyber crime? We explore the challenges and offer guidance for keeping our digital lives safe.
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October 9, 2019

 

Women Ri$ing

Women have made enormous economic and social gains in recent years. We look at the progress they’ve made, where there’s room for growth and how the unique financial journeys many women travel require a different approach to saving, investing and planning for the future.
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September 25, 2019

 

Getting Schooled

The rising cost of college can make it feel more high pressure than ever. In "Getting Schooled,"our hosts examine how families can plan and prepare ahead so it doesn't feel so overwhelming, and also look at some potential alternatives to a traditional college degree.
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September 10, 2019

 

A World Apart

In many respects, the U.S. economy is in the best shape it's been in years—so why is the rest of the world slowing down? We take a trip around the world to look for answers, and also explore global trends that could offer promising opportunities.
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December 6, 2018

 

Bulls, Bears and Volatility

Markets often go through periods when they zoom up and down. But does the volatility we’ve been experiencing mean a bear market is on the way, and how can investors react?
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November 29, 2018

 

Growth Town, U.S.A.

What's driving the growth of the U.S. economy, and can it keep going? We look at cities reinventing themselves across America to explore the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit of the country—and what it could mean for your financial future.
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November 8, 2018

 

Good Tech, Bad Tech

We've got robots making us coffee, but are we better off? From automation to longer lives, we look at how technology is changing daily life—and the economy—for good and bad.
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October 25, 2018

   
 

Cyber Security

From our social media accounts to our medical records, much of our most personal information is readily available online. But who has access to it, and how can we protect ourselves from the growing threat of cyber crime? We explore the challenges and offer guidance for keeping our digital lives safe.
READ MORE

October 9, 2019

 

Women Ri$ing

Women have made enormous economic and social gains in recent years. We look at the progress they’ve made, where there’s room for growth and how the unique financial journeys many women travel require a different approach to saving, investing and planning for the future.
READ MORE

September 25, 2019

 

Getting Schooled

The rising cost of college can make it feel more high pressure than ever. In "Getting Schooled,"our hosts examine how families can plan and prepare ahead so it doesn't feel so overwhelming, and also look at some potential alternatives to a traditional college degree.
READ MORE

September 10, 2019

 

A World Apart

In many respects, the U.S. economy is in the best shape it's been in years—so why is the rest of the world slowing down? We take a trip around the world to look for answers, and also explore global trends that could offer promising opportunities.
READ MORE

December 6, 2018

 

Bulls, Bears and Volatility

Markets often go through periods when they zoom up and down. But does the volatility we’ve been experiencing mean a bear market is on the way, and how can investors react?
READ MORE

November 29, 2018

 

Growth Town, U.S.A.

What's driving the growth of the U.S. economy, and can it keep going? We look at cities reinventing themselves across America to explore the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit of the country—and what it could mean for your financial future.
READ MORE

November 8, 2018

 

Good Tech, Bad Tech

We've got robots making us coffee, but are we better off? From automation to longer lives, we look at how technology is changing daily life—and the economy—for good and bad.
READ MORE

October 25, 2018

 
 

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