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Playing Monopoly for Real Apr. 10, 2019

Jim Hightower

Shouting "Down with big government," today's tea party Trumpateers claim to be tax rebels — di... 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

Is Your Mother, Wife, Daughter Investing? Are You? Feb. 13, 2019

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Dear Readers: My last two columns have focused on what are, to me, two very important topics: the im... 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

Ask Carrie

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

Are You Making the Most of Your Charitable Donations? Dec. 12, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: When it comes to charitable giving, the holidays can sometimes challenge your feelings... Read More

Can I Give Stock as a Gift? Dec. 05, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I would like to gift a portion of my stock to my daughter. Do I have to sell it first, ... Read More

Living Long and Getting Paid Sep. 28, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Could you please explain a qualified longevity annuity contract to me? A 65-year-old... Read More

Pfizer Jul. 09, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I know that Pfizer has made several big drug company purchases in the past 10 years,... Read More

Mickey Mouse

May. 06, 2014

Newspaper Stocks Feb. 26, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 800 shares of Gannett Co. for my individual retirement account in March 200... Read More

Sonic Feb. 12, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We were vacationing in Miami and stopped at a Sonic drive-in to order lunch. I was s... Read More

Bitcoin Feb. 12, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm very interested in investing in Bitcoin. We are working with a professional fina... Read More

Hospital Stocks Feb. 05, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In December 2012, my business partner emailed you for a recommendation of three stoc... Read More

Pot Stocks Feb. 05, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In September, you recommended three marijuana stocks. One was GW Pharmaceuticals, wh... Read More

Negative Interest Rates/Municipal Bonds Jan. 22, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm 71 and retired. I own a duplex with no mortgage, and I live in one side and rent... Read More

Preferred Stocks Jan. 22, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: I want to invest $51,000 in high-yield preferred stocks (I can afford some risks) an... Read More

Stocks That Are Less Than $10 Jan. 22, 2014

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Dear Mr. Berko: In early 2012, you recommended Flagstar Bank at 80 cents a share, and I bought 3,000... Read More

Caesars Entertainment Dec. 11, 2013

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Dear Mr. Berko: I heard that Caesars Entertainment will build a casino in New York City in the next ... Read More

Pills for Animals Dec. 04, 2013

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have arthritis pretty bad and have been taking a 200-milligram Celebrex pill daily... Read More