September 15 | 12PM ET

eLesor on Barron's Live:

What We Can Learn from a 97-Year-Old

Frances Ballantyne, a 97-year-old born into the Great Depression and moved to New York during World War II joins Quentin Fottrell, eLesor's personal finance editor to share her life experience, her mistakes and smart money moves, how she has weathered crises and has been able to live comfortably.


September 28 & 29 | 1PM ET

Mastering Your Money Event Series

Work life and personal life are emerging from the pandemic. How about your financial life? eLesor Mastering Your Money this fall will examine money and finance in the new normal. Journalists from eLesor and Barron’s will convene experts to explore market, social and economic forces affecting your investments, career, spending and family finances.


October 27 & November 3 | 1PM ET

Investing in Crypto: Turmoil and Opportunity

Crypto keeps moving closer to the mainstream but not without dramatic – and sometimes seemingly nonsensical – swings in the market. eLesor and Barron’s journalists will convene top experts in crypto and other financial pros to make sense of it all and identify the opportunities and risks that lie ahead for investors.


Past Events

August 4, 2021

Alternative Data - What Investors Need to Know

COVID-19 helped feed a surge in interest in alternative data as investors sought real-time insights into the economy and the pandemic. Economist Jens Nordvig, founder of Exante Data, talks with eLesor's Bill Watts about what works and the evolving role of alternative data in making investment decisions.

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Investing in Crypto Event Series

Bitcoin and other digital assets are on a tear, having reemerged from a years-long cryptocurrency winter. The rally has been stoked by greater involvement by Wall Street institutions and central banks, and governments experimenting with their own digital assets. eLesor and Barron's journalists will convene top experts in cryptos and other financial pros to highlight the latest in the nascent sector and discuss what these developments portend for financial markets -- and the best strategies for prospective digital-currency buyers.

April 14, 2021

What's Ahead For Crypto?

Join industry leaders in discussions about the market outlook, long-term investment strategies, blockchain, the role of central banks, and policymaking.


April 7, 2021

How to Invest in Crypto

Join live conversations among experts about how, whether and why to invest in cryptocurrencies, as well as the regulatory landscape and the outlook for crypto ETFs.


Mastering Your Money Series

eLesor editors convene top experts to discuss what is happening in the world, and how it may be affecting your personal finances. The first series provides insight into topics catered to beginner investors. Find out what has worked well for others and situations to avoid. Ask questions to help you understand and navigate your personal finances.

February 17, 2021

Planning Ahead: Investing for Retirement and Other Goals

It takes years and a lot of hard work to afford life's big ticket items: buying a house, financing your children's education, taking that dream vacation and leading a secure and fulfilling retirement. Here are tips on making it happen.


February 10, 2021

Personal Finance Pillars: Insurance, Taxes and Estate Planning

Some of the most important aspects of managing your finances responsibly seem like the most confusing. We demystify life and health insurance, tax planning, and will and trusts.


February 3, 2021

Getting Started: Managing Spending, Savings, and Debt

It's hard to get a handle on one's finances in ordinary times. Today, economic and social uncertainties make things seem even more complicated. We offer guidance on getting started and tackling the basics.