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

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

Mother's Day Tips for Teaching Your Kids About Money May. 05, 2021

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Dear Readers: Moms these days can fill a lot of roles — from nutritionist to chauffeur to nurs... Read More

Your Money Temperament and Why It Matters Apr. 19, 2021

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Whether you're aware of it or not, you have a money temperament. Everyone does. It's the way you nat... Read More

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

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

Rules of Engagement: How to NOT Fight With Your Fiance About Money Feb. 24, 2021

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Dear Carrie: My boyfriend and I just got engaged. While we agree on most things, we seem to have a l... Read More

Want to Create a Retirement Paycheck? Here Are Some Things to Consider Dec. 16, 2020

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Dear Carrie: I just retired and am trying to figure out how to maximize all of my resources — ... Read More

December 15, 2020 Dec. 15, 2020

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Dear Annie: A group of us have been friends for more than 40 years. We graduated from high school to... Read More

Could More Screen Time Give Your Kids a Financial Head Start? Oct. 07, 2020

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Dear Readers: I have an unusual question for you: If your kids could learn about paying off a mortga... Read More

Do Asset Allocation and Diversification Still Work? Aug. 12, 2020

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Dear Readers: Here we go again. In early March, the COVID-19 pandemic brought the 11-year bull marke... Read More

June 24, 2020 Jun. 24, 2020

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Dear Annie: My father is starting to have trouble managing his banking. He has a decent fixed income... Read More

The Emotional Benefits of Strong Money Management Jun. 03, 2020

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Dear Readers: Even in the best of times, money concerns can cause a lot of stress. But according to ... Read More

Stressed About Money? You're Not Alone May. 20, 2020

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Dear readers: The recent market plunge has a lot of people feeling more anxious than usual. Not surp... Read More

Let's Talk to Our Kids About Money May. 13, 2020

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Dear Readers: With so many families around the country facing financial challenges as a result of th... Read More

You Trust Your Partner With Your Love. What About Your Money? Feb. 12, 2020

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Dear Readers: I recently heard an interesting story about a man who expressed his love for his wife ... Read More

Financial Literacy: A Powerful Tool for Social Justice in 2020 and Beyond Jan. 22, 2020

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Dear readers: Today I'm departing from my usual format to share with you my greatest wish for the ne... Read More

Money and Relationships: How Financial Literacy Can Help Dec. 25, 2019

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Dear Readers: If I were to ask couples to name the top three things that keep them together, I don't... Read More

Can You Give Stock as a Gift? Should You? Dec. 18, 2019

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Dear Carrie: I would like to gift a portion of my stock to my daughter. Do I have to sell it first, ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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