Investing for beginners

All about Online investing for beginners (or offline for that matter). Articles for beginners about investing in stocks, mutual funds, index funds, real estate, or any other forms of investing.

Recommended articles for beginners

What is an IRA?
What is the difference between a Roth and Traditional IRA?
Interview with a millionaire
The importance of investing in your beliefs
The one thing I would teach a recent college grad
What is a Roth 401k?
9 Tips from Warren Buffett
The Basics of Investing
Roth IRA 101
Should you sell your stocks or buy more
Diversification strategy from the Bible
Can you buy real estate with an IRA?
Using a Roth IRA as an emergency fund – a good idea?

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4 Financial lessons from Solomon

4 modern day money lessons from the richest man ever to live

The Bible says that Solomon was the richest man who ever lived and also the wisest ever to live (1 Kings 4:31). I think that makes him qualified to give some financial advice

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My Interview with a millionaire

My interview with a millionaire and the crucial things I learned

So, if you want to learn how to build a chair, you should go ask a chair-maker how he does it. If you want to learn how to become a millionaire, you should ask a millionaire how they did it.

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The one thing I would teach a recent college Grad

The one thing I would teach a recent college grad

You just finished your degree and you are probably looking for your first “real” job. This is the perfect opportunity to decide how you would like your financial life to be. You have the choice to spend and buy whatever you feel like which will likely put you in heaps of debt.

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How to Know if You’re on Track for Retirement

Curious about whether or not you will be able to retire? Here is how you can get a rough idea of whether or not you will be able to retire!

There’s an article that highlights three benchmarks set by Fidelity Investments. These simple retirement benchmarks were interesting for two reasons . . . .

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How To Select A Financial Advisor (Hint: Avoid These Mistakes)

How to select a good financial advisor - these are some mistakes to avoid!

When people look at their finances, they have many options. They can do their own research, read some financial books, visit great financial blogs, or even seek out a financial advisor. As an advisor with nearly two decades of experience, I have seen a life’s worth of financial mistakes of which many revolve around the source of the advice.

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How to get started investing in Real Estate for beginners

Ever want to get started investing in real estate? Check out this interview with a veteran real estate investor -

I have been wanting to do some real estate investing for years, but just haven’t gotten around to it yet.  We all have our excuses don’t we? But a friend of mine, Brandon Turner, is part of the largest real estate investing website out there (, has been investing in real estate for years, and […]

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The Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes – Are you making any of them?

The folks from over at MoneyTips recently did a survey of over 500 retirees. They asked them all kinds of questions and the results led to some pretty helpful information. In the survey they asked the retirees what mistakes they made in their planning and saving for retirement. Below are the Top 10 #Retirement Planning Mistakes that we can learn from!

The folks from over at recently did a survey of over 500 retirees. They asked them all kinds of questions and the results led to some pretty helpful information. They also compiled all the information and used it to create a helpful (and FREE) ebook that you can download here.  (It will only be […]

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The 3 No-brainer Investments That Should Come First

The 3 investments you should make before all others...

Many investors are more than a bit intimidated when it comes to getting started. They mistakenly assume that investing needs to be complicated in order to be successful. That belief may even cause them to delay investing, or even to never get on board at all. In truth however, investing can be incredibly simple – […]

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How Much Do You Need to Retire?

How much do you need to retire?

This is the most basic question when it comes to retirement planning – how much do you need to retire? You really can’t know if you’re saving enough money for retirement unless you first decide what the target is, and that’s what we’ll show you today. The Biblical view of retirement Interestingly, the Bible is […]

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5 Traditional and 5 Non-traditional Ways to Invest Your Money

5 non-traditional investments

If you’re new to investing, you’re probably aware that there are literally dozens of asset classes you can invest your money in. To make it easier for you, we’ve selected 10 classes, and broken them down between traditional and nontraditional, with five assets in each category. 5 Traditional Ways to Invest Your Money If you’re […]

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Everything you need to know about the Wonderful ROTH IRA

Everything you need to know about the ROTH IRA...

There are literally dozens of ways to invest your money – and account types to invest them in – but one stands head and shoulders above the rest. The Roth IRA may very well be the single best investment vehicle available. While other retirement plans are tax deferred, Roth IRAs are tax free. Do we […]

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Why You May Want to Invest WITHOUT a Financial Advisor

Why you may NOT want to hire a financial advisor

Many people are perfectly content to not know what’s going on in their investment portfolios. They’re happy to turn the job of investing over to someone else, like a financial advisor, so that they can tend to other things in their lives. And maybe there’s even some comfort in being able to blame someone else […]

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Picking Stocks 101

Basics of picking stocks

If you’re new to investing, picking stocks can be confusing. Even if you have been investing in mutual funds for a while, stocks represent a higher risk investment, and one that requires considerably more research. Before stepping in stocks, you want to make sure that you do plenty of homework. You should also plan to […]

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How to Pick Mutual Funds Like the Pros

How to pick mutual funds like a Pro

Investing in mutual funds seems simple, but there are so many funds available today that it may not be as simple as it once was. While mutual funds enable you to invest in an entire portfolio of stocks or bonds, there are various sector funds that can raise or lower the risk of your holdings. […]

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