Your first job. Such a big milestone. For the first time ever, you are financially independent. You have moved on from being a broke college student to a successful young professional. Don’t get too comfy with that big paycheck, though, it is time to start investing.[Read more…] about How Should a Young Person Get Started with Investing
Investing can be very intimidating to get started. While it is not a good idea for the typical investor to buy individual stocks, mutual funds and index funds are a great way to buy into the market for instant diversity at a low cost.[Read more…] about What is the Right Time to Buy and Sell Index Funds and Mutual Funds?
I spoke with individuals on a daily basis for a number of years who were terrified about starting to save for retirement. It usually went back to a number of similar reasons, but what they all had in common was simply not knowing where to start. The thing is, saving for retirement, or investing in general, doesn’t have to be that difficult, but it’s the lack of knowledge that holds many back.[Read more…] about 4 Simple Steps To Help You Get Started Saving For Retirement
There is little more exciting in business news than a big IPO or initial public offering. An IPO is a business process where shares of stock are first issued to the public on a major stock exchange. To typical investors like you and me, an IPO is a chance to earn a quick return on investment, but to investment banks, angel investors, venture capitalists, and company founders, IPOs are big business with billions of dollars on the line.[Read more…] about How IPOs Work: From Startup to Initial Public Offering
The stock market is the most well-known place to invest. It is fast-paced. It is glamorous. Millions of dollars are made and lost every minute the market is open. It can be intimidating to get started, but once you get a grasp on how it works, you will understand why there is no reason for you to be afraid to invest in the stock market and get your fair share of the gains.[Read more…] about The Stock Market: The Complete Beginner Guide
Today we take a deep look into the stock market. Where it came from, how it developed, and how it works today. Learn how to open your first investment account and trade stocks for free.