Carmen Wong Ulrich
Dec 6, 2013 Gifting stocks, retirement account tax implications and 529s. Carmen tackles them all in rapid-fire for this month's lightning round.
May 10, 2013 According to The National Retail Federation, consumers will spend $20.7 billion on Mother's Day gifts this year, but Paula Poundstone, comedian and mom of three, thinks everyone should save their money.
Dec 21, 2012 Commentator Logan Sachon loves her 2-year-old nephew dearly. She shows it by never, ever buying him presents.
Dec 18, 2012 The billions of dollars spent on holiday shopping each year leaves out one big piece of the gift-giving puzzle.
Dec 13, 2012 Does the embrace of online shopping lessen the meaning of the holiday season?
Dec 7, 2012 Not sure what to give your Secret Santa? Here's some advice on how to re-think the gift-giving process so that everyone is left satisfied.
Dec 3, 2012 Buying gifts for yourself while shopping for others is a growing holiday tradition, encouraged by retailers. Just don't carry it too far.
Dec 22, 2011 Researcher Nathan Novemsky discusses his findings on gift giving. Fancy wrapping increases expectations -- but also, disappointment -- he says.