Search Content

Showing 20 Results:



Need to Adjust Your Financial Attitude? Start Here -- Now! Jun. 30, 2021

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm 28 and trying to be smart about my money. My problem is that as soon as I pay down... Read More

Are Your Kids' Extracurricular Activities Straining Your Budget? Jun. 23, 2021

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

Is Your Teen Financially Fit? May. 12, 2021

Ask Carrie

Dear Parents of Teens: The pandemic has changed our everyday reality in so many ways — financi... Read More

Is Investing in the Stock Market Gambling? Mar. 03, 2021

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My boyfriend is on his phone all the time trading stocks. Sometimes, he makes a lot of ... Read More

Introducing Fractional Shares: A New Way to Get Started Investing Dec. 02, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I've been hearing about fractional shares as a way to invest in the stock market. Can y... 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

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

Tips for Helping Elderly Parents With Their Finances Oct. 02, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My parents are in their early 80s. Fortunately, they're in relatively good health and s... 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

Teaching Your Kids About Money? Here Are Five Life Lessons That Can Help Apr. 10, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Most of us think of April as tax time, but did you know that April is also Financial L... Read More

The Lowdown on Edwards Lifesciences Mar. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I took your advice on AT&T. I'm holding my nose and reinvesting the dividends on 800... Read More

Keep AT&T Mar. 13, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm a 41-year-old happily married woman with two boys. Before my dad passed away in ... Read More

How to Talk to Your Girls (and Boys) About Money Mar. 13, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Recently, I've focused a lot on the challenges women often face in securing their fina... Read More

Cheap Stocks Mar. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'd like to speculate with about $30,000 and buy six or seven stocks selling for les... Read More

Buy More Apple? Mar. 06, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 200 shares of Apple last November at $221. His firm has a ... Read More

AT&T or Apple? Feb. 27, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 500 shares of AT&T at $32 in 2012, and I'm losing money. I should have sold... Read More

CenturyLink Doesn't Seem Promising Feb. 27, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm looking for higher yields, and my stockbroker is recommending that I buy 500 sha... Read More

Buy Bristol-Myers Squibb Feb. 20, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm interested in buying stock in Bristol-Myers Squibb because I'm told the company ... Read More

Delta Stock May Perform Well, but It's Still an Airline Feb. 20, 2019

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I just sold 100 shares of Procter & Gamble, which I bought at $91 in 2017. They're s... Read More

Can Finance and Romance Go Hand in Hand? Feb. 20, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: My fiance and I are in our late 30s, and this will be the first marriage for both of us... Read More