How to Invest in Stocks:  A Beginner's Guide

For people new to investing, understanding how to invest in stocks can be intimidating.

If you are a beginner, you may be wondering where to go to start or how much money you should invest.

But there is more to investing than just learning the mechanics of how to invest.

Investors must also understand their financial goals before investing.

The first step is to decide if you want to actively manage your account, or have someone manage it for you.

Next, you'll need to decide on the type of investment account to open.  It's important to understand your financial goals and risk tolerance.

There are several different types of investments to choose from, for example, mutual funds, index funds, and exchange traded funds. 

But which types of investments should you choose?  The answer depends on your financial goals.

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