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Investor Offers for out-of-State Property Jun. 12, 2016

House Calls

Dear Edith: Our deceased parents left us a home in a state in which we no longer live. We have no in... Read More

When an Investment Isn't Debt or Equity May. 17, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

Q: My wife and I have a small construction business. We hired a consultant to help us with our busin... Read More

Is Equity Crowdfunding Right for Your Business? Apr. 12, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

Last week, my new book, "The Crowdfunding Handbook," was officially released. Three years in the mak... Read More

Same Question, Asking the Wrong Person Mar. 27, 2016

House Calls

Cash Instead of Update Dear Ms. Lank: We would like to sell our house. The bathrooms are old and dat... Read More

Life Insurance for a Child Mar. 23, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We are expecting our first child (a son) in about a month, and we'd like to invest a... Read More

Moving to Sunny Skies Feb. 03, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Our 35-year-old son and his wife buy homes in St. Petersburg, Florida, for $40,000 t... Read More

Another Bush Apr. 01, 2015

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I am thinking of investing $15,000 to buy 100 shares of Athenahealth, which was foun... Read More

Allete Has the Power Nov. 05, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Would you recommend Allete, which pays 4.3 percent? I think this might be a good sto... Read More

A Million-Dollar Question Sep. 20, 2014

Beyond Addiction

A woman I admire asked me where she should donate $1 million to promote research to cure addiction. ... Read More

Health Care Stocks Jul. 16, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I like your column because it also makes me laugh, but one big criticism I have is t... Read More

Annuities and GMIB Jul. 09, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm considering putting $100,000 into an Allianz variable annuity. Please explain ho... Read More

Chicago Bridge & Iron Jul. 02, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In the summer of 2010, I bought 150 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. stock for le... Read More

Looking for Growth, Income and an Inflation Hedge Jun. 18, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My broker has recommend 1,500 shares of Consolidated Communications for growth and i... Read More

The Housing Bust and the American Psyche May. 29, 2014

Froma Harrop

Real estate mania lives on at the HGTV cable channel, where house shoppers still holler for granite ... Read More

The Google Car and Muscles May. 28, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Google's driverless car? Would you recommend Google's stock bas... Read More

Cellphones and 3-D Copiers and AT&T May. 28, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Readers: This is an email to my 18-year-old grandson's question about AT&T, four technology sto... Read More

Wizard of Id

May. 21, 2014

Taxing Games May. 13, 2014

The Savage Truth on Money

Time is money. You've heard that old saying. But when it comes to investment, the better way to say ... Read More

Wishy-Washy Broker Apr. 23, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: We have a rollover individual retirement account with a market value of $318,000. It... Read More

Variable Annuities and the S&P 500 Apr. 09, 2014

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: My sister is 42, and I'm 46. We have a $110,000 certificate of deposit we inherited ... Read More