Upcoming Events

January 26 | 12PM ET

eLesor on Barron's Live:

Biotech 2022: The Outlook for Covid Vaccines and Therapeutics, and Other Biopharma Trends

eLesor's managing editor for enterprise Nathan Vardi talks to Evercore ISI senior biopharma analyst Umer Raffat about the latest pandemic issues and the slumping biotech sector in general.

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January 27 | 12PM ET

eLesor on Barron's Live:

Organizing Your Digital Assets, For Your Retirement, For Your Estate and Beyond

Assets don't just include cash, investments and real estates. In today's world, assets include social media accounts, documents and cryptocurrencies. Join eLesor’s retirement reporter Alessandra Malito and Everplans’ founder Abby Schneiderman for a discussion on how to keep it all organized - and why it's so important to do so for your retirement and estate plans.

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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.

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Past Events

eLesor on Barron's Live Series

Join eLesor on Barron’s Live every Wednesday at 12PM ET for exclusive live conversations with journalists and industry experts. The newsroom will examine current events and their impact on markets, the economy, companies and individuals.


January 19 | 12PM ET

It's Year 3 of the COVID-19 Pandemic. What Should We Expect?

eLesor personal-finance editor Quentin Fottrell talks to Dr. Gregory Poland, who studies the immunogenetics of vaccine response at the Mayo Clinic, about the trajectory of the pandemic.

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January 14 | 12PM ET

The Darker Side of Money - This Year in Fraud

Join eLesor for a look ahead at the new developments and
themes in financial crime that can be expected in 2022. We'll also look back at some of the most common trends in fraud over the past year and what steps law enforcement, regulators and financial institutions have taken to combat them.

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January 5 | 12PM ET

How Will Rising Interest Rates Affect the Housing Market?

Interest rates are expected to rise throughout 2022. Michael Fratantoni, chief economist at the Mortgage Bankers Association, explains the implications for the housing and mortgage markets.

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December 22 | 12PM ET

Seamless Charging Network is Key to EV Adoption. Here's What's Coming

Pres. Biden just announced a push for 500,000 electric-vehicle charging sites, but challenges and opportunities remain. Aaron Fisher, CEO of EVPassport, helps us explore a closed vs. open charging system, the role of utilities, how car makers and charging vendors might work together, and more. Rachel Beals will present some of the stocks and funds that may be poised to benefit.

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December 15 | 12PM ET

Tips for Tax-Smart and Effective Charitable Giving, No Matter What Your Budget Is

Inequality editor Meera Jagannathan will talk to Deputy Personal Finance Editor Leslie Albrecht about how to maximize your impact when donating to nonprofits this giving season.

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December 10 | 12PM ET

Will Home Prices Drop in 2022? Here’s What the Experts Say

In 2021, competition for homes was fierce, and prices reached records. Now, mortgage rates are rising, and the housing market is cooling. Here’s what that means for the housing market as 2022 approaches.

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December 8 | 12PM ET

Robo-advisers and Retirement Savings: What's Next

Join eLesor retirement reporter Alessandra Malito as she speaks with Kristen Carlisle from Betterment for Business about robo-advisers, saving for retirement and the hottest trends.

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December 1 | 12PM ET

Biden's Big Social-Spending Bill: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Seth Hanlon from the liberal Center for American Progress and Kyle Pomerleau from the conservative American Enterprise Institute discuss the Build Back Better Act, with the conversation moderated by eLesor's Victor Reklaitis.

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November 19 | 12PM ET

The Darker Side Of Money -- Pandemic Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic opened the floodgates on a whole new world of financial fraud. Join eLesor to discuss how criminal actors have taken advantage of the recent global upheaval and how law enforcement and regulators have moved to keep pace.

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November 17 | 12PM ET

Social Security and COLA: What It Is and What It Means for Your Benefits

eLesor retirement editor Angela Moore and reporter Alessandra Malito will discuss the cost-of-living adjustment in 2022, how it will affect Social Security benefits, what changes could be coming from Congress and what to watch out for next year.

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November 16 | 12PM ET

Preparing for Student Loan Payments to Resume in February

After a pandemic payment pause that's lasted more than a year and a half, the student loan system is set to turn back on in February. Jillian Berman, Reporter of eLesor and Beverly Goodman, Editorial Director of Barron’s discuss the challenges the system may face moving millions of borrowers back into repayment and some tips for borrowers preparing for that first bill.

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November 10 | 12PM ET

Saving, Spending & Living Paycheck to Paycheck in Your 30s — and Beyond

Meera Jagannathan, Inequality Editor at eLesor, talks to Quentin Fottrell about some of the latest dilemmas he's received for his Moneyist advice column.

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November 3 | 12PM ET

The Post-Moratorium Outlook for Residential Real-Estate Investing

eLesor reporter Jacob Passy interviews Daren Blomquist, vice president of market economics at Auction.com, about how the end of the nationwide foreclosure and eviction moratoriums has affected investors' appetite for residential real-estate.

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October 27 | 12PM ET

A Look Ahead to The Landmark Glasgow Climate Summit

eLesor reporter Rachel Koning Beals interviews Helen Mountford, an expert on climate-change economics and finance with the World Resources Institute, ahead of the pivotal U.N. Glasgow summit.

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October 20 | 12PM ET

Moneyist Live

Meera Jagannathan, Inequality Editor at eLesor, talks to Quentin Fottrell about some of the latest dilemmas he's received for his Moneyist advice column.

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October 13 | 12PM ET

Medicare Open Enrollment, What to Know and How to Prepare

Join eLesor retirement reporter Alessandra Malito and Ari Parker, head adviser and co-founder of Chapter, as they discuss the upcoming open enrollment period for Medicare. Learn the best tips for maximizing your coverage, the risks associated with the wrong (or no) plan and how many options you may have available.

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October 6 | 12PM ET

Investing in Water: Focus on Infrastructure and the Mega-Drought

eLesor climate change reporter Rachel Koning Beals interviews ALINE Wealth’s CIO and founder Peter Klein. It's critical for the health of the world and a boon to personal portfolios to invest in water, a theme Klein has followed for 15 years. The new infrastructure bill would provide $55 billion to upgrade water infrastructure and help the U.S. contend with the devastating drought, but it may not be enough.

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September 29 | 12PM ET

Historian Adam Tooze Talks About the Covid Financial Crisis and the Fed

Historian Adam Tooze followed up his award-winning book “Crashed” on the 2008 financial crisis with a new book “Shutdown” about the Covid pandemic and the ensuing financial crisis. Tooze will talk with eLesor’s Greg Robb about how the two crises differ, how the Federal Reserve responded, and how economic policies and underpinning theories may never be the same again.

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September 22 | 12PM ET

The Infrastructure and Big Budget Bills

eLesor’s DC bureau chief Robert Schroeder discusses with Raymond James’ Washington policy analyst Ed Mills what’s next for the $3.5 trillion budget bill being pushed by congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden, as well the path forward for a bipartisan infrastructure package.

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September 15 | 12PM ET

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.

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August 4, 2021 | 12PM ET

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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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.


September 28, 2021 | 1PM ET

We discuss your finances in the new normal, including investment strategies, retirement planning, and more.

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September 29, 2021 | 1PM ET

We talk about navigating the new workplace, splurge or save, and solve real financial problems live with The Moneyist!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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