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Getting started investing when you’re a beginner can be plenty intimidating at first.
The learning curve combined with the fact that you are putting your own money at risk is often enough to scare many average people away from one of the safest ways to financial freedom.
Now, let me tell you how I view the current stock market – or any stock market for that matter. First of all, I’m never optimistic or pessimistic about the overall market in terms of what direction I think it will go. That’s because I never buy the stock market. I’m not buying index funds Read more.
The economy is at a standstill, the employment rate is at a staggering 15%, and if you’re wondering if you should learn how to invest during a recession, the short answer is yes because this state of the market is most likely here to stay.
The world has never before seen a pandemic like the one we are experiencing right now. During this time there is extreme uncertainty around both the future of the economy as a whole and personal financial situations, but what if I told you that you could learn how to invest during a pandemic—or any market condition—and thrive?
Did you know that Warren Buffett trades stock options?
You don’t have to be an options trader to be a Rule #1 investor, but the right kinds of options trades fit in beautifully with Rule #1 strategies and can increase your portfolio’s returns.
Options trading, done right, can even reduce the risk of owning stocks.
If you’re new to the stock market and have a fear of investing, don’t worry because you are definitely not alone. Most investing beginners associate investing in the stock market with intense feelings of fear, stress, and anxiety. While you may reservations about getting started, that shouldn’t stop you from investing in the stock market Read more.
One of the biggest obstacles I hear holding people back from investing is that they think it is too complicated or risky, but if you know smart investment practices it really makes the whole process a lot simpler.
Determining when you should sell a stock may seem tricky, but it is actually really simple.
Warren Buffett says that the ideal investment is one that you can hold onto forever, growing your money for as long as you own it.
However, Buffett and every other successful investor also know that there are times when selling a stock is the best path forward. So, the question is when should you sell a stock? Read more.
I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say:
Investing in stocks is a prudent financial decision.
But do you really feel confident that you know how to do it well?
Here’s the deal:
The stock market can be incredibly confusing to the uninitiated, and for many would-be investors, that confusion is enough to scare them away from investing.
Confidence will come when you learn what to do. So don’t back down.