This Is How We Do It … [Invest That Is]

Here we will walk you through how to start investing (both at work and outside of work), how to review company financial statements, and what to do depending on how much money you have.
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“The individual investor should act consistently as an investor and not as a speculator.”
— Ben Graham

Now that you have saved enough to have extra cash on hand, let’s review why we believe equity investing is a smart choice for young investors and how to start investing.

tracking investments in the stock market
Why Equity Investing
Charles Thompson

Compound Interest

Compounding is an important term used in investing and it refers to the way gains are accumulated on investments. When an investment averages a….

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Why Equity Investing
Charles Thompson

Company Valuation

There is an ocean of information available in regards to each stock, and at times it can be overwhelming. Hundreds of different economic indicators…

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Why Equity Investing
Jessie Goodwin

Stock Market Breakdown

So we’ve gone through many of the specific terms and descriptors about an individual stock … so now we’re moving on to describe measures of…

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company meeting
Investing at Work
Ashley Gragtmans

401(K): Costs of Waiting

Anyone can find an excuse to put off pushing money aside for retirement: It’s too complex and I’m busy, I need money now since I just got out of school, I’ll do it later…

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Investing at Work
Ashley Gragtmans

401(K): Selecting Funds

Now you’ve got an account type figured out and picked a percentage of money that will flow into the account each pay period. So, where does that money…

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Implementing an Investment Portfolio
Ben Blake

Ongoing Portfolio Maintenance

Here we are going to provide some notes that apply to portfolios of all sizes. Since they don’t neatly fall into unique categories, we’re just going to lump them.

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All information included in this page and all pages throughout Young Money, Smart Money is provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice or a recommendation to invest accordingly. Investing involves risk, including a potential for a loss of principal. Educate yourself about all investments and funds you purchase, including their risks, objectives, and fees and expenses before investing. For additional assistance, please contact us or another financial professional for a more detailed review of your specific situation.