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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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 (BiggerPockets.com), 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 MoneyTips.com 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 other things in their lives. And maybe there’s even some comfort in being able to blame someone else when […]

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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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Investing In Your Beliefs

How to invest in your beliefs

Do you ever feel a bit conflicted when investing? It’s not unusual, especially if you’re a Bible-believing Christian. There’s so much happening in the business world that isn’t at all consistent, either with Scripture or with your own moral compass. Is it possible to invest in your beliefs? We should all do our best to […]

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Why You May Want to Hire a Financial Advisor

Why you should hire a financial advisor

As an investor – whether you are a novice or seasoned veteran – there may come a time when you may want to hire a financial advisor. There are several reasons why you might do this: You don’t feel that you have the skills or experience necessary to successfully invest your own money. You may […]

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Rebalance IRA Overview: Enjoy Investment Expertise and Management for Less

Rebalance IRA

Traditional investment “advisors” can take a tremendous chunk out of your investment earnings through outrageous fees and fine-print practices. No wonder investing for retirement is scary business. Granted, you probably don’t mind paying a reasonable amount for investment expertise and management. If so, Rebalance–IRA.com might be just the ticket.

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Obama’s MyRA Retirement Savings Plan: Should You Use it?

Obama's MyRA retirement savings plan - why you should probably avoid it...

In his State of the Union Address in January 2014, President Barack Obama unveiled what he hopes will be a solution to the retirement program. A retirement account called the MyRA is aimed at those who don’t have employer-sponsored retirement accounts, but it will also be available to those with employer plans. The MyRA is also designed to encourage saving due to its low barrier to entry.

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8 Common Sense Investing Tips Everyone Should Follow

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Don’t look for specific investment advice in this article; I leave that to the experts. However, these commonsense strategies will give you a solid foundation for long-term – and successful – investing.

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