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A Father's Day Financial Checklist for New Dads (and Moms) Jun. 19, 2019

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Dear Readers: Celebrating Father's Day for the first time can be great fun — and a little scar... Read More

Top 10 Financial To-Do's for Today's Grads Jun. 12, 2019

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Dear Readers: This is always an exciting time of year, as new grads — and their parents —... Read More

Tortured Logic at the Federal Reserve Jun. 11, 2019

Stephen Moore

I've been shouting from the rooftops for six months that the Federal Reserve is too tight on money a... Read More

2019 Modern Wealth Survey Results Are In. How Do You Stack Up? Jun. 05, 2019

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Dear Readers: Every year about this time, Schwab conducts a survey that takes a close look at how Am... Read More

What Do Military Vets Need to Know About Their Finances? May. 29, 2019

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Dear Carrie: My son joined the Army right out of high school with the idea of a military career. Aft... Read More

Our Privacy Rights Are Being Sold, Stolen and Stripped May. 29, 2019

Jim Hightower

To get a job these days, chances are you'll have to pee in a bottle. Every company with a credit car... Read More

Bank Gets Appraisal May. 26, 2019

House Calls

Dear Edith: When we applied for a mortgage, the bank charged us for an appraisal. They said it was s... Read More

Navigating the World of Student Loans May. 22, 2019

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Dear Carrie: I'm collegebound and beginning to look at financing options. Given the sometimes alarmi... Read More

What Money Values Are You Passing on to Your Kids? May. 15, 2019

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Dear Readers: Mother's Day has me feeling a bit wistful about the fact that my kids are now in their... Read More

Can You Roll Over a Roth 401(k) to a Roth IRA? May. 01, 2019

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Dear Carrie: I'm 56 and have both a traditional and a Roth 401(k). Right now, I contribute the maxim... Read More

Have You Taken Care of Your Estate Planning Basics? Mar. 27, 2019

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Dear Carrie: My husband and I are in our early 40s with two young kids. We know we should have some ... Read More

Zero-Interest Balance Transfer Has Its Reward but Is Riddled With Risks Mar. 25, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

This week, my mailbox reminded me how paying off credit card debt is an uphill battle. And when that... Read More

Tax Basics: What's Your Tax IQ? Mar. 20, 2019

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Dear Readers: It's tax time again, and I'm getting lots of questions, especially from young people f... Read More

How to Talk to Your Girls (and Boys) About Money Mar. 13, 2019

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Dear Readers: Recently, I've focused a lot on the challenges women often face in securing their fina... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Financial Emergency? Mar. 06, 2019

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Dear Readers: What would happen if you were hit with an unexpected medical bill or layoff or your ad... Read More

8 Ways to Grow a Cash Stash in 2019 Feb. 28, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Saving money is a curious term with two meanings: 1) to spend less, as in "I buy things on sale to s... Read More

The 1 Percent Savings Solution Feb. 20, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Want a simple, pain-free plan to increase your savings? CPA, author and blogger Mike Piper says to s... Read More

Infidelity Is Inexcusable Feb. 06, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I recently found out that my husband has been calling escorts who advertise online. I am... Read More

Looking for a Good Way to Start Investing? Feb. 06, 2019

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Dear Readers: In last week's column, I made a case for why getting into the stock market still makes... Read More

The Case for Investing -- Year In, Year Out Jan. 30, 2019

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Dear Readers: If you had an extra $2,000, would you invest it in the stock market today? Should you?... Read More