DEAR MR. BERKO: My husband and I are in our 70s, and we both retired several years ago from the real estate business. My husband has had four stents in the past five years. I’ve started losing my eyesight to ...
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DEAR MR. BERKO: My young broker (I’m 61) of four years is fairly straight with me and has made some good suggestions for my $185,000 individual retirement account. He knows I won’t buy annuities, load mutual funds or the proprietary ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I have $60,000 that I can afford to risk in cloud computing stocks, which is where the action is supposed to be. My broker wants me to own Red Hat, EMC, Brightcove and Informatica. Could you recommend ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: What will it cost my healthy son and his wife if they don’t buy a high-deductible health plan, which would be a waste of money? High-deductible plans are a joke. They’re great for the insurers because patients ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: Now that the European Union has accepted Greece’s austerity program, do you think it’s time to invest in Greek bonds and equities? If so, what issues should I buy? If the answer is “no,” please tell me ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I told my broker at Wells Fargo that I wanted to take a gamble with $5,000, and he recommended that I buy 400 shares of CVR Partners at $12. At the time, the issue paid $1.56 and ...Read More »