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Investing Basics

There are several different ways to define investing. In simple terms, it’s buying anything that you expect will increase in value and be sold for a profit. Read more >

Understand the reasons you’re investing and why building a portfolio is vital to achieving your life goals. Read more >

Where you open your investment account matters because different brokerages will require different investment minimums, charge different fees, and allow for different investments in the account. Find a brokerage >

Taxable accounts are used for general investing. Retirement accounts like IRAs are built with tax-advantages.

Though investing can seem somewhat exotic if you’ve never done it before, the process is very basic.  Read more >

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Retirement accounts include IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts), annuities and employer plans like 401(k)s.

To retire early, you’ll need to reach financial independence that requires constant steps to build financial milestones. Here are the most important things that will help you retire early. Read more >

Through a 401(k) rollover, you can transfer your 401(k) plan from your former employer into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) offered by brokerage services. Find a brokerage >

Index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are great investments for many people. Both bundle together many individual investments such as stocks or bonds.

To start investing in the stock market by yourself, you must be at least 18 years old. Find online brokerage >

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