Mellody Hobson

Mellody is president of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and separate…

Tom: Today we are going to start a short series for Money Mondays focusing on the retirement landscape for different age groups. Mellody: That is correct,…

Tom: This morning, we are talking debt ceiling, correct? Mellody: We are, Tom. It may seem like déjà vu all over again, but the debt-ceiling squeeze…

Tom: You are joining us this morning to talk about Volkswagen? Mellody: That is right, Tom! I figured with the size of this recent recall,…

Tom: You are joining us this morning to talk about the recent Fed decision on interest rates, is that right? Mellody:  That’s right, Tom Joyner.…

Tom: We have a very important topic for everyone this morning – open enrollment! Mellody: You are absolutely right, Tom. It may sound mundane, but the…

Tom: This morning we are talking about low oil prices, is that right? Mellody: It sure is, Tom. This past week, the price of a…

Tom: Very interesting topic today – we are talking interest rates and race? Mellody: That is correct, Tom. A study published in july found a significant…

For the past three years Prudential Financial has released a report titled “African American Financial Experience.” It includes a survey of over 1,000 black Americans…

  Tom: This morning you are talking about the shake up in telecom, what it means, and what to look out for.  Mellody: This is…

Mellody Hobson is talking to us about a troubling new report on how our credit scores are used. Mellody: We all know that our credit score…

Today Mellody is talking about financial information, and how to protect it. Mellody: With numerous headlines over the past few years about data breaches at major…