Mixed Reviews on Angie's List

The online forum for business reviews may be your go-to site for company recommendations. But the stock may not be so reliable.

Need a plumber? You might go to Angie’s List, the online grader of consumer services, for a highly recommended one in your neighborhood. The site is a clearinghouse for service providers, giving grades of A through F for medical, auto and home-repair services. But does Angie’s stock (symbol ANGI) get high marks? That’s a dicey question.

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Kathy Kristof
Contributing Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kristof, editor of SideHusl.com, is an award-winning financial journalist, who writes regularly for Kiplinger's Personal Finance and CBS MoneyWatch. She's the author of Investing 101, Taming the Tuition Tiger and Kathy Kristof's Complete Book of Dollars and Sense. But perhaps her biggest claim to fame is that she was once a Jeopardy question: Kathy Kristof replaced what famous personal finance columnist, who died in 1991? Answer: Sylvia Porter.