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Older Investors Are Asking: Should I Get Out of Stocks? Nov. 11, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm 70, and like a lot of older investors, I was still heavily invested in the stock ma... Read More

What You Need to Know About Buying Carpet Sep. 08, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

It's not something you buy every day. But when it's time to buy carpet, you need to know your stuff.... Read More

Is Your Mother, Sister, Daughter Investing? Are You? Sep. 02, 2020

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: Women's Equality Day is celebrated on Aug. 26, and this year, it had a special meaning... Read More

How to Track Investments, Rescue Shoes, Hack a Care Label and Know Your Eggs Mar. 19, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Dear Mary: Last summer, I got a $3,000 bonus that my brother helped me invest in a couple of mutual ... Read More

Women and Retirement: Can You Afford Not to Save? Dec. 04, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: For the past three years, my 29-year-old daughter has been working for a good company t... Read More

Fretting Over Familial Financial Friction Nov. 26, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I'm very upset about my brother and my sister-in-law's friction over finances. My brothe... Read More

Where's the Best Place for Extra Savings -- a Roth 401(k) or Roth IRA? Sep. 18, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Carrie: I'm 22 and recently started my first real job. I've had a Roth individual retirement ac... Read More

Here's How You Can Help Teachers Meet the Financial Education Challenge Sep. 11, 2019

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: What do dinosaurs and virtual reality have to do with financial education? A lot, acco... Read More

Start Pacing Yourself Financially Early on Sep. 10, 2019

The Real Estate Expert

As you drive down the typical residential streets in, say, Los Angeles' Santa Monica or Pacific Pali... Read More

Liberals Don't 'Invest'; They Spend Other People's Money Aug. 28, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a self-avowed socialist, sometimes sounds like a multibillionaire en... Read More

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

Ask Carrie

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

Ask Carrie

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

Ask Carrie

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

Ask Carrie

Please note: This article may contain outdated information about RMDs and retirement accounts due to... 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

Ask Carrie

Dear Readers: The new tax law has caused a lot of confusion about tax refunds. On the one hand, earl... Read More