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.
Feb 22, 2013 Gift cards that can be used anywhere are now more popular than cards for specific stores, like Best Buy, Apple or Barnes & Noble. But these general purpose cards come with strings attached for both those who give and receive them.
Dec 28, 2012 In Missouri the law requires retailers to turn over proceeds to the state if a gift card remains unused for more than five years. The Missouri state treasurer says his office has millions to return to consumers.
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.