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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How Can Couples Max Out Social Security Benefits? Aug 21, 2019

Dear Readers: Are you and your spouse nearing that magic age when you can file for Social Security b... Read More

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10 Steps to a DIY Financial Plan Aug 14, 2019

Dear Readers: Did you know that 78% of people with a financial plan pay their bills on time and save... Read More

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Is It Time to Declutter Your Finances? Aug 07, 2019

Dear Carrie: I am trying to simplify my finances and have way too many accounts (savings, checking, ... Read More

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Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Fund Your Down Payment? Jul 31, 2019

Dear Carrie: My husband and I are trying to scrape together enough money for a down payment on our f... Read More