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Absentee Real Estate Investment Jul. 28, 2019

House Calls

Dear Ms. Lank: My son is interested in renting out his home, as he received a job offer in another s... Read More

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

Getting Started in Off-Broadway Theater Jun. 18, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"I've been a struggling actor in New York for several years, but right now I've got the chance of 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

Nipsey Hussle and the Opportunity Zone Dream May. 15, 2019

Star Parker

A basic law in physics says that energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only be changed from ... 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

Where the Money Is May. 01, 2019

Jim Hightower

Famed bank robber Willie Sutton once explained that he busted into banks because "that's where the m... 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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Should You Have a Separate 529 Account for Each Child? Oct. 24, 2018

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Dear Carrie: My wife and I just had our second child. We already have a 529 plan for our 2 1/2-year-... Read More

The New York Times as an Investment Aug. 29, 2018

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Please give me your opinion of The New York Times. I may buy 400 shares. Also, what ... Read More