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Retail Panic for Some Means Job Security to Others Jun. 25, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I'm not proud of myself for loading up a shopping cart and then, in some kind of retail panic attack... 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 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

We Need to Improve Our Financial Literacy May. 02, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

The economy continues to roar, and most Americans are keeping more of the money that they earn, but ... 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

Getting a Tax Refund? Here Are Five Smart Ways to Use It Apr. 24, 2019

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Dear Readers: The new tax law has caused a lot of confusion about tax refunds. On the one hand, earl... Read More

How to Save Yourself From a Foolish Purchase Apr. 22, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I wish I had a quarter for every stupid purchase I've made in my life. I'd have some major dough. Re... Read More

Women and Social Security: Are You Maximizing Your Benefits? Apr. 17, 2019

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Dear Readers: Lately, I've been getting a lot of questions from women wondering about their Social S... Read More

A Major Communication Failure Apr. 14, 2019

Tales From the Front

It seems the very least you owe your spouse before you ask for a divorce is the reason you want it. ... Read More

What Trump's Fed Nominations Say About the US Economy Apr. 11, 2019

Armstrong Williams

President Donald Trump's latest nominees to the Federal Reserve's board of governors typify the pres... Read More

Teaching Your Kids About Money? Here Are Five Life Lessons That Can Help Apr. 10, 2019

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Dear Readers: Most of us think of April as tax time, but did you know that April is also Financial L... Read More

Are You Fooling Yourself When It Comes to Money? Apr. 03, 2019

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Dear Readers: Playing pranks on someone else is fun, harmless and good for a laugh. But when it come... 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

Think Sacrifice, Not Deprivation Mar. 20, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

I have what could be characterized as a dark financial past. I didn't set out to ruin my marriage, m... Read More

Absolutely Not True Mar. 20, 2019

Social Security and You

I was answering emails from my readers today. And after a while, it dawned on me that three or four ... Read More

You're Not at the End of the Line Mar. 13, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am 60 years old and feel that I have accomplished next to nothing. The only worthwhile... Read More

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

Ask Carrie

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

Don't Prevent Poor From Getting Loans Feb. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering reopening a rule that would force small-doll... Read More

Does It Still Make Sense to Itemize Deductions? Feb. 27, 2019

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Dear Readers: With the April 15th tax deadline coming up quickly, I'm getting questions from readers... Read More

Can Finance and Romance Go Hand in Hand? Feb. 20, 2019

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Dear Carrie: My fiance and I are in our late 30s, and this will be the first marriage for both of us... Read More