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Jill Schlesinger    

CBS News Business Analyst

Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Emmy-nominated, Business Analyst for CBS News. Jill appears on CBS radio and television stations nationwide covering the economy, markets, investing and anything else with a dollar sign. She translates complicated business and economic news into understandable, relatable topics for everyday viewers and listeners. Jill is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money”, which airs over 90 markets. Jill is a LinkedIn Influencer and also writes the nationally syndicated column “Jill on Money” for Tribune Media Services.

Prior to her current role, she was Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com, where she was responsible for video and written content and was part of the team that launched the site.

Before she jumped the shark into the world of media, Jill spent 14 years as the co-owner of and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. She began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York, following her graduation from Brown University.

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Presentations by Jill Schlesinger

Jill Schlesinger is sought the world over to address a wide range of audiences, from Fortune 500 companies and leading tech companies to international trade associations and beyond. She speaks on a wide variety of topics to include but not limited to:

Power and Influence: Personal Brand and Communication: A discussion on how to communicate effectively, the importance of one’s personal brand and other ways to become more successful. Authentic Women: Navigating Your Career While Being True to Yourself: An exploration of the choices successful women make every day and how to expand influence and power as the corporate pyramid narrows. Take Charge of Your Finances: This topic addresses the core concepts in managing your own money, uncovering the emotional aspects to money and explaining why most financial plans fail and how to build an actionable and sound financial plan.

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