Lesson #1 when getting Warren Buffett’s autograph on your I’m A Shareholder Kit……Get a fresh, thick Sharpie!
Tag: financial literacy
Did you know that April is Financial Literacy Month? In 2003 the U.S. Congress passed a resolution declaring April Financial Literacy for Youth Month and then in April 2005, the U.S. House passed a bill supporting the goals and ideals of Financial Literacy Month. Isn’t it ironic that our government is apparently a big [...]
Well the Facebook IPO is sooooooooooooo close. We just updated our FAQs for people who want to buy Facebook stock today and expect it to be available for sale sometime around noon. We see that the IPO was priced at $38 last night but still have no idea what it will be trading at when [...]
Let me apologize in advance if I end up offending you but I JUST DON’T GET IT! Every time I’m at the grocery store, I see a dodo at a Coinstar machine cashing in their change. Don’t they realize that they are paying 9.8%! It reminds me of the days when my kids would have [...]
Last night, Leslie and I attended the Financial Beginnings Annual event and enjoyed an evening with many who feel the same way we do about the need to get kids money smart. Financial Beginnings is a non-profit organization founded by Melody Thompson here in Portland that provides curriculum and volunteers to go into the classroom [...]