Where Should New Investors Start?

Now that we’re in the middle of July, summer is in full swing, and most are thinking about how to make the best out of what’s left of summer. With another academic year in the books, a number of new graduates have obtained full-time employment. In the hopes that many of these graduates are doing something responsible with the money they’re earning, let’s take a look at the investments that could make sense for those wanting to invest for the first time.

The first thing to consider is the reason that someone is putting money aside. Obviously, the motivations for saving are going to be very different for someone who is 22 years old in comparison to someone older.  Read More…

This article has 8 Comments

  1. Giovanny Hitchcock

    Star early. Invest often. Make mistakes. Learn from your mistakes. Have fun. I wish i had done any of those because now i am a very cynical investor 🙂

  2. Tavares Dagle

    Is it too late for me to start? I am well past my youth.

  3. Amare B

    reliable blue chip companies who have a long history of consistently paying out dividends.

  4. Earnest Longworth

    Asking this generation (Millenials) to invest will be like pulling teeth. They are far more interested in social media.

  5. Marko Bess

    Having an emergency fund is the most important thing.

  6. Finnegan

    I've taught my two young boys about investing at 16. I planted to seed about it much earlier. My biggest advice was that it wasnt so much about investing as it is about saving.

  7. Alvaro L

    Any book recommendations?

  8. Ronan M.

    When graduating university most will have enormous debt not just related to school but also credit card debt. It's really tough to think about anything else beyond trying to pay that off. I should know i am in that situation right now 🙁

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