Ask Carrie

Ask Carrie

Ask Carrie

As chief strategist/consumer education for Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., Carrie Schwab Pomerantz is a leading advocate for individual investors. She answers personal finance questions from readers in her weekly column, "Ask Carrie."

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It's Open Enrollment: Are You Making the Most of Your Employee Benefits? Oct 16, 2019

Dear Readers: It's open enrollment time, and I have a question for you: Are you taking full advantag... Read More

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Girls and Money: Six Important Steps to Take Right Now Oct 09, 2019

Dear Readers: Did you know that Oct. 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child? Designated an of... Read More

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Tips for Helping Elderly Parents With Their Finances Oct 02, 2019

Dear Carrie: My parents are in their early 80s. Fortunately, they're in relatively good health and s... Read More

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Do You Have to Pay Income Taxes on Social Security Benefits? Sep 25, 2019

Dear Carrie: From what I've read, if a married couple has annual withdrawals from 401(k) plans, indi... Read More