The stock market has had an amazing run lately, but too much money is still on the sidelines waiting. According to a recent survey conducted by Kiplinger’s magazine, almost half of all Americans do not even know that we have had a fantastic run in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 index for the past 15 months. They thought that the stock market had been down in 2012 instead of realizing it was up 13%. And, still others know about the stock market's great and are still sitting on the sidelines waiting to get in the market … [Read more...] about How To Get Off The Sidelines And Start Investing Again – It’s Not Too Late
There is a right way and a wrong way to begin investing in stocks. But sometimes new investors have to learn the hard way. A coworker recently talked to me about investing in stocks for the first time. He was proud of himself for finally taking the plunge into the market to buy a few shares. And, then I asked him what he had bought. He said that he had bought a couple of shares of Ford Motor Company (Stock Symbol: F). He also bought a few shares of some other well-known blue chip stocks like General Electric, Dow Chemical, Walt Disney, … [Read more...] about You’re Wasting Money Investing in Stocks
I asked 12 of the best personal finance bloggers and money experts best way to invest money to get an idea of where to start investing. "What is the best way to invest money for a brand new investor? Where should a brand new investor put $1,000 to work in the market?" And, I was not disappointed by their answers. Here are what they said... The Best Way to Invest Money for a New Stock Investor J Money from Budgets Are Sexy - It's always hard to advise someone the best way to invest money without knowing them at all or their … [Read more...] about Where Should A New Investor Put $1,000 To Work In The Market?