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Last week Apple Inc. crossed the $1T mark in terms of value! Unless you live in a cave you couldn’t avoid the news but here’s what it means: Tweet

Financial Literacy Test – Chinese Rout U.S. Kids

U.S. kids didn’t fare too well in a competition that is more important than the NBA Finals or the World Cup .  This competition is an indicator of the future financial well being of our kids – and it shows that parents have a lot of work to do. Tweet

Warren Buffett Signs Slippery Shareholder Kit

  Lesson #1 when getting Warren Buffett’s autograph on your I’m A Shareholder Kit……Get a fresh, thick Sharpie! Tweet

April Is Financial Literacy Month – $10 OFF Shareholder Kit

  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 […]

If You Live On This Planet, You Know The Facebook IPO is Today

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 […]

No Financial Sense Means No Cents

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 […]

Kids Financial Literacy – or Illiteracy

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 […]