If you’re an investor, how did you get started? How did you actually reach a point where you said, “yes, I am going to put some money in the markets.”?
For many people, the introduction to investing came when they contributed to their first 401(k) plans. They may not have understood exactly what they were doing, but were told by their employers that it was a good idea to contribute.
For others, they began simply by opening an account with a discount brokerage firm and buying a few shares of a stock. Continue reading