Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, the daughter of brokerage services legend Charles Schwab, says sharing her father's passion for helping all Americans become financially secure led her to write her new book, The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions, published Tuesday.

Schwab-Pomerantz, 54, is senior vice president of the company her father founded and a member of President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability.

She says her father taught her some valuable lessons early on. "My dad was a struggling businessman until I was in my 20s. He always taught me to save. He taught me a strong work ethic."

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