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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Elder Fraud: When Someone You Trust Betrays You Nov 14, 2018

Dear Readers: Lately, I've been thinking a lot about all the seniors in this country who've been fin... Read More

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10 Easy Ways to Waste Your Money. Scared Yet? Nov 07, 2018

Dear Readers: No matter how conscientious you may try to be, certain money wasters can creep up on y... Read More

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Are Young Men and Women Getting the Same Financial Start? Oct 31, 2018

Dear Readers: This week, I have a couple of questions for you. First, do you believe that young men ... Read More

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

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