Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is president of Charles Schwab Foundation, a private, nonprofit organization funded by The Charles Schwab Corporation, whose mission is to create positive change through financial education, philanthropy, and volunteerism. In addition to overseeing the Foundation's strategy and resources, she speaks and writes extensively about personal finance issues, offering guidance and advice for American consumers.

Schwab-Pomerantz serves as an expert on two committees of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, which is chaired by Schwab-Pomerantz's father, Charles R. Schwab. She has also testified in Washington, D.C., before the federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, and has advised members of Congress and other federal officials on the issue of financial literacy.

Schwab-Pomerantz currently writes a weekly personal finance column called Ask Carrie that appears on and, and is also syndicated nationally through Creators News Service. She has also been a guest columnist on Yahoo! Finance.

A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor's degree in political science, Schwab-Pomerantz later earned an MBA from George Washington University. She holds a Certified Financial Planner™ certificate, as well as FINRA Series 7, 63 and 8 registrations.

Schwab-Pomerantz lives with her husband, author Gary M. Pomerantz, and their three children in the San Francisco Bay Area.