• Posts Tagged ‘investments’

    What if I Had Invested?

    by  • May 13, 2006 • Tagged:   • Comments

    Ever wonder how well you would have done if you had purchased a stock before it became hot? Well, there’s a free online calculator at Sharebuilder called “What If I Had Invested?” that can tell you! I found this by accident yesterday (I don’t have a Sharebuilder account) while I was looking up some other ... Read more →

    Open For Debate: Joint Portfolio

    by  • April 20, 2006 • Tagged: ,  • Comments

    We have been managing our money in a joint checking account for a year with much success, and this week He broached the idea of a new joint venture for us: the Joint Portfolio. Up until now we have each funded and managed our own retirement accounts. He has a Roth IRA that was a ... Read more →

    Financial Milestone Achieved!

    by  • April 20, 2006 • Tagged: , , ,  • Comments

    Today, for the first time in my life, the total value of my investments (Roth IRA, 401K and ING Direct Savings) surpassed $10,000! I track these accounts in an Excel graph every day but it was still a big surprise to see it cross the $10,000 mark. For all those who have commented on our ... Read more →

    Stocks For Babies

    by  • March 24, 2006 • Tagged: , ,  • Comments

    After reading Laws of Finance’s post, Starting Them Off Young today I was curious enough to do some research. LoF wrote a pretty persuasive piece on why stock is a great gift for babies and children. My cousin just had a baby last weekend and we haven’t yet bought a baby gift, so this sounded ... Read more →