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Keeping Expenses Down Jul. 16, 2018

Dear Doug

Q: Like most seniors, we're trying to adjust to a recent stream of increases in the cost of basic ne... Read More

Excuuuuuse Me! Jun. 21, 2018

Work Daze

You may think this column stinks, and you may be 100 percent right, but it's not my fault. The time ... Read More

Investing With a Spouse Jun. 20, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Since we sold our business and retired 11 years ago, our $768,000 individual retirem... Read More

Weiss Research and Granite Point Mortgage Trust Jun. 06, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I made the mistake of writing a $198 check to Weiss Research for Larry Edelson's sto... Read More

Widow Gets a Free Lunch and Bad Financial Advice May. 30, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I've enclosed my check for you to review my portfolio. My husband passed away four y... Read More

An Ivory Gift May. 13, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Twenty-five years ago, my husband and I honeymooned in Kenya. While there, we both fell ... Read More

Calling for Help May. 12, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a single mom of a 4-year-old boy who is being abused by my ex-husband and his wife.... Read More

Courageous Parenting May. 11, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am writing a long overdue thank-you note to my parents. They are faithful readers of y... Read More

Concern for Niece May. 10, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm concerned about my sister's parenting style. "Sara" just went through a nasty divorc... Read More

You Were Honest But Rude May. 10, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I met this guy at my cousin's house recently. He's my cousin's best friend, and he aske... Read More

I Have a Crush on a Teacher May. 09, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm a 16-year-old who will turn 17 within two months. I'd like to comment on the advice... Read More

Should You Open a Custodial Account for Your Grandchild? May. 09, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: With this year's April 17 deadline for filing taxes in the rearview mirror, I have a q... Read More

Tyrannical Tots Ruin Restaurant May. 08, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My grandfather passed away last month, and the wake was catered by a close friend of the... Read More

Spilling the Beans Backfires May. 07, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband works at a private college. His male boss had an affair with one of the femal... Read More

Boyfriend Needs to Step Up As Parent May. 06, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I'm a 20-year-old woman in love with a 25-year-old divorced man who has a 4-year-old son... Read More

Helpful Test-Taking Hints May. 04, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: You have taken many tests during your educational career, and you are bound to take many more... Read More

Torn Between Husband and Sons May. 03, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I have a blended family with his two girls and my three sons. I am so gra... Read More

Honesty Is the Best Policy May. 03, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: My best friend is always taking advantage of me. She borrows my clothes and only return... Read More

Workaholism (Part 2) May. 02, 2018

Single FileĀ®

On every page of your daily calendar, write the following: "If it's 7 p.m. and I'm still at my desk,... Read More

Is Keeping Your Car Worth the Cost? May. 02, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My husband and I each have a car. We're retired, and our son keeps saying we could sav... Read More