Recent Stories By Caren Chesler:
Pensions Dump Gun Stocks: Can They Make a Difference?January 23, 2013
Since the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, public pension officials in California, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well as the private equity fund, Cerberus...
How Parents Solve Their Kids' Big Debt CrisisDecember 21, 2011
After watching her son struggle to make ends meet, an 80-year old Sacramento woman decided to give him an early Christmas present: she will pay his mortgage for a year. She set up an automatic...
Girls Just Wanna Make MoneyOctober 21, 2011
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And if you can’t join ‘em, well, then start your own. That seems to be the attitude of women who for years wanted to join exclusive investment groups that made...
The Worst Retirement Move You Can MakeSeptember 22, 2011
Theresa Martin was married for 40 years. She says her husband suffered from alcoholism, but because she was a stay-at-home mom and feared she couldn’t survive on her own, she stayed in the marriage,...