Yeah, that shoe box is probably not the best place to keep your nest egg. The library has a lot of great online resources that can help you make wise decisions about where to put your money. Take a look at Mergent Online and Standard & Poors NetAdvantage, both available from anywhere with a valid library card.
Here are some other websites to help you grow your savings:
EDGAR Database of Corporate Information
As of May 6, 1996 all public domestic companies are required to file SEC forms electronically on EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis & Retrieval system.
Comprehensive information for investors, including links to market news and commentary, stock research, personal finance, and education.
Do you have a favorite? Let us know in the comments.