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Should You Open a Custodial Account for Your Grandchild? Apr. 25, 2018

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Each of our grandchildren has a 529 account, but in addition, we'd like to provide mor... Read More

Robotics Investment Apr. 25, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I've lost money buying several stocks in the robotics industry. It seems that they g... Read More

Is iRobot a Good Buy? Apr. 25, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Almost a year ago, we bought our first home, which has an enclosed pool. We never ex... Read More

EPD and Plastic Bags Apr. 18, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Enterprise Products Partners? I want to buy a good income stock... Read More

Patterson for the Long Term Apr. 18, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker is recommending that I buy 1,000 shares of Patterson Companies Inc. T... Read More

Money Smarts (Part 2) Apr. 11, 2018

Single FileĀ®

Last week, I explained some ways to bring in more money. These are a few more imagination stirrers: ... Read More

What's the Deal With Rite Aid? Apr. 11, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I bought Rite Aid stock at $6 in 2015, thinking the rumored buyout by Walgreens woul... Read More

A Banking Investment Apr. 11, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I want to own a bank stock. I am very conservative and don't care for risk, so I'm t... Read More

Airline Stocks Apr. 04, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: I have a large portfolio of conservative issues that pay good dividends. Now I'd lik... Read More

Buy PPL for Dividend Growth Apr. 04, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My husband and I are both 73 years old and in excellent health. Both of us retired 1... Read More

Politics and McDonald's Mar. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: You've never expressed your political opinions. Some of us had hoped you'd comment o... Read More

Is Southern Co. a Good Buy? Mar. 28, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: We have a $17,000 certificate of deposit coming due and are thinking of buying 300 s... Read More

Alimony and Utilities Mar. 21, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: Could you comment on the changes in tax law that affect alimony payments? As a soon-... Read More

Good Advice From a Different Guy Mar. 21, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My 84-year-old dad is not well and was a very avid reader of your column until he go... Read More

AmeriGas Is That Animal Mar. 14, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: My spouse and I are both in our early 60s, and we have $10,000, with the hope of bei... Read More

MasterCard and Consumer Debt Feb. 28, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My brother, who does well in the stock market, told me to buy 100 shares of MasterCa... Read More

Opinions on Uniti Are Not United Feb. 28, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What can you tell me about a company called Uniti Group, which has a 15.49 percent d... Read More

Down Market Feb. 21, 2018

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Dear Mr. Berko: What's your opinion of the current stock market? Why has the market collapsed so muc... Read More

Johnson & Johnson and Talcum Feb. 14, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of Johnson & Johnson on your recommendation at $106 in April 201... Read More

Is Rite Aid a Good Buy? Feb. 07, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Do you have a Facebook page? If so, our investment club can't find it. We think it w... Read More