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. She is a frequent guest on American Public Media’s “Marketplace Money” and for various CNN programs.
Jill is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money”, which airs in over 80 markets. Jill also writes the nationally syndicated column “Retire Smart” 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.