Ask Carrie

Ask Carrie

Ask Carrie

As chief strategist/consumer education for Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., Carrie Schwab Pomerantz is a leading advocate for individual investors. She answers personal finance questions from readers in her weekly column, "Ask Carrie."

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Can You Spend Money on Fun Without Feeling Guilty? Jul 28, 2021

Dear Carrie: I'm feeling a little overwhelmed by all the things I need to save for. From retirement ... Read More

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Is It Time to Declutter Your Finances? Jul 21, 2021

Dear Carrie: I am trying to simplify my finances and have way too many accounts (savings, checking, ... Read More

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Have You Taken Care of Your Estate Planning Basics? Jul 14, 2021

Dear Carrie: My husband and I are in our early 40s with two young kids. We know we should have some ... Read More

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Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Fund Your Down Payment? Jul 07, 2021

Dear Carrie: My husband and I are trying to scrape together enough money for a down payment on our f... Read More