Wharton Business Daily
Debt & Older Americans: Why Is There an Increase in Financial Fragility?
Older Americans are carrying more debt into retirement which is leading to problems with retirement savings. Olivia Mitchell, Wharton Finance Professor, talks about the impact of debt on older Americans and her associated research.
Robin Hood’s Wes Moore on Joining Forces to Close the Racial Wealth Gap
Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood Foundation, spoke to Dan Loney about the racial wealth gap and its new NinetyToZero initiative. NinetyToZero includes a wide range of CEOs and organizations that have come together with the goal to close the 90% wealth gap and make significant change that also might increase U.S. GDP over time. Wharton is the lead research partner for this initiative.
No Zoom Fridays & Remote Work Policies to Improve Work Life Balance
Iwan Barankay, Wharton Associate Professor of Management and Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, discusses Citigroup's rollout of "No Zoom Fridays" and how other companies will approach instituting work-life balance policies in this next phase of hybrid work.
Golden Globe Winner Jon Batiste on the Pandemic's Impact on the Music Business
Jon Batiste, Grammy Multi-Nominee and Golden Globe Winner for Best Original Score, talks to Wharton Business Daily's Dan Loney about the GRAMMYs, navigating the music business, his take on the industry through the pandemic, and where he thinks the industry is headed. This interview was recorded as part of Wharton Business Daily's Business of Music special, which took place just before the annual GRAMMY Awards in March.
Obamacare Author Zeke Emanuel on What the Healthcare Industry Has Learned from Covid-19
Zeke Emanuel, Member of Biden's Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board and Penn's Vice Provost of Global Initiative, talks to Dan Loney about the impact of the pandemic on the healthcare industry, telemedicine and vaccine access as part of Wharton Business Daily's special, "The Pandemic: One Year Later."
Celebrity Chef/restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson on Rooting for Restaurants' Survival
Celebrity Chef & Restauranteur Marcus Samuelsson talks to Dan Loney about the unimaginable toll the pandemic has taken on the restaurant industry and how he is working to build back up for the future.
Should You Pay Down Your Mortgage Early?
Wharton Finance Professor Michael Roberts talks with Dan Loney about why not paying down your mortgage early and instead, investing that money in riskier options, might be a better move in the long run.
How Do We Encourage More Women in STEM?
Amy Shira Teitel, Space Historian and author of Fighting for Space: Two Pilots and Their Historic Battle for Female Space Flight, spoke with Dan Loney about women in STEM careers - and specifically in the aerospace industry - as part of Wharton Business Daily's Women's History Month special.
Want a COVID Vaccine? Here's How FindAShot.org Can Help
Finding COVID-19 vaccine appointments can be a challenging feat, and as more COVID-19 vaccines become available, more people will need to find pharmacies and other locations closest to them where they can be vaccinated. David Newell, Wharton Student and Founder of findashot.org, talks to Dan Loney about the website he created to help people find COVID vaccines, and how finding shots for his parents were his inspiration for creating this tool to help others.