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October 10, 2020 Oct. 10, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am in my 50s, and have been dating a 65-year-old friend for three months. "Joseph" is ... Read More

October 2, 2020 Oct. 02, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our late 50s and have been married for 26 years. I have had the ... Read More

Redditors Asked Carrie These Financial Questions. Can You Relate? Jun. 10, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Recently, I did my first ever Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA). I was really excited about... Read More

I'd Rather Have the Money, Bob Apr. 23, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Did you see us? My husband and I were on TV with Bob Barker. Before you run to check Netflix or "Ame... Read More

Are Your Finances in Order? Apr. 10, 2020

Positive Aging

My new personal hero is New York Times science writer John Schwartz, but the reason I admire him so ... Read More

What Do Recent Changes to FICO Scores Mean for Me? Mar. 18, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I heard that there are some recent changes to FICO scores. What's different, and how wi... Read More

5 Ways to Make Giving a Family Affair This Holiday Season Nov. 20, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Reader: It seems we hear the word "gratitude" a lot these days. In spite of being faced with al... Read More

Five Steps Women Can Take Toward Financial Empowerment Nov. 13, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: Despite our many advances, it seems like women still fall behind men when it comes to m... Read More

Are You Falling for These Financial Tricks? Nov. 06, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: It's the rare person who doesn't occasionally fall into some poor financial habits tha... Read More

Can You Use IRA Assets to Purchase a Retirement Home? Should You? Oct. 30, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My wife and I are both over 63 and want to purchase a primary residence for our retirem... Read More

You Shouldn't Be Punished Oct. 19, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I have always been a very good student. This is my first year in high school, and I've ... Read More

It's Open Enrollment: Are You Making the Most of Your Employee Benefits? Oct. 16, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: It's open enrollment time, and I have a question for you: Are you taking full advantag... Read More

October 2, 2019 Oct. 02, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Recently, our 18-year-old son chose to take his life soon after his high school graduati... Read More

Ways to Keep Your Home When Money Is Tight Oct. 01, 2019

The Real Estate Expert

Things happen! That expression has been around for years, and it's very true. Many people have unant... Read More

Do You Have to Pay Income Taxes on Social Security Benefits? Sep. 25, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: From what I've read, if a married couple has annual withdrawals from 401(k) plans, indi... Read More

The Gift of a Crisis Sep. 18, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

It was the worst day of my life. Not one of the worst days. Not a day where not one thing seems to g... Read More

Trine of Avoiding Trouble Sep. 05, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

The trine of Mercury and Saturn makes good points. Those who don't seek trouble usually avoid it. Th... Read More

Are Your Kids' Extracurricular Activities Straining Your Budget? Sep. 04, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm the mother of a very creative 12-year-old daughter who wants to take classes in art... Read More

How to Manage Money for College Freshmen and Others Aug. 06, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

All around the country, newly minted high school graduates will soon be heading off to college. They... Read More

When Debt Becomes a Life Sentence: The Rise of Terminal Debt Jul. 25, 2019

Armstrong Williams

Debt is quickly becoming a new form of modern slavery in this country. With people becoming increasi... Read More