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by Kristi on April 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Woohoo! I bought shares of APPL (Apple) yesterday after their huge 5 day slump and today it’s up 5%! I bought at $592.90 and it closed at $609.70 today. I love Apple so I think I will hold on to that. I also bought BNNY (Annie’s – don’t you LOVE their organic products!?) a few days […]


Starting a Stock Account for Kids

by Kristi on March 26, 2012 · 2 comments

On Friday I finally did what I have been wanting to do for over two years. Start a stock account for my children! I opened a brokerage account with Scottrade because I have my personal one with Charles Schwab and I wanted to diversify. Scottrade also has cheaper stock commissions ($7 vs $9 for Schwab) […]


Managing with Mint

by Kristi on March 18, 2010 · 0 comments

I posted about last year but I’m diving back into it. Every year I say I’m going to be better and every year… it never really happens. I have a new renewal on budgets now though! Plus has a nifty little iPhone application and you know how I adore my iPhone applications… I […]


Over a year ago I remember reading on Scoble’s blog about winning the TechCrunch 40 and I visited the site a few weeks later and then didn’t come back.  It sounded pretty awesome though. A few months later, Angie told me about this fabulous service that she adores and thought I should try.  So […]


Fed Cuts Rates – Dramatically

by Kristi on December 16, 2008 · 0 comments

Wow, my financial blogs started going crazy this afternoonw the news that the Fed cut rates… not just a quarter or a half – they basically cut them down to ZERO.  Funny blog from Barrons here with cute snarky comments. The long term rates still seem to be having problems and from what I understand, […]