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

Ask Carrie

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

The Lowdown on Edwards Lifesciences Mar. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I took your advice on AT&T. I'm holding my nose and reinvesting the dividends on 800... Read More

Keep AT&T Mar. 13, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 41-year-old happily married woman with two boys. Before my dad passed away in ... Read More

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

Ask Carrie

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

Cheap Stocks Mar. 06, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'd like to speculate with about $30,000 and buy six or seven stocks selling for les... Read More

Buy More Apple? Mar. 06, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of Apple last November at $221. His firm has a ... Read More

AT&T or Apple? Feb. 27, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 500 shares of AT&T at $32 in 2012, and I'm losing money. I should have sold... Read More

CenturyLink Doesn't Seem Promising Feb. 27, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm looking for higher yields, and my stockbroker is recommending that I buy 500 sha... Read More

Buy Bristol-Myers Squibb Feb. 20, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I'm interested in buying stock in Bristol-Myers Squibb because I'm told the company ... Read More

Delta Stock May Perform Well, but It's Still an Airline Feb. 20, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I just sold 100 shares of Procter & Gamble, which I bought at $91 in 2017. They're s... Read More

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

Ask Carrie

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

CVS or Walgreens? Feb. 13, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I can't make up my mind whether to buy 500 shares of CVS or 500 shares of Walgreens.... Read More

McDonald's and Verizon Feb. 13, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker thinks that the recent viral confrontation between a McDonald's custo... Read More

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

Ask Carrie

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

SAIC and MO Feb. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I have 28 shares of Science Applications International Corp. in my account and don't... Read More

Invacare Is an Exception Feb. 06, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: About six years ago, you wrote that medical stocks and defense stocks are not so aff... Read More

The Spinning UTX Is a Keeper Jan. 30, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: In 2008, I was 46. My husband passed away that year, and my 600 shares of United Tec... Read More

Treatments for Prostate Cancer Jan. 30, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: My husband of 34 years is a retired Marine colonel with prostate cancer, and the doc... Read More

The Future of Self-Driving Cars Jan. 23, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I've invested $85,000 in five companies involved in the development and manufacturin... Read More

Art by Kinkade and Hockney Jan. 16, 2019

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have four original oil paintings by Thomas Kinkade. I bought them about 25 years a... Read More