How to Invest for Beginners

Hey friends, in this video I’ll give you a complete breakdown of how to get started with investing your hard earned cash, what various terms mean in the financial world and how to avoid taking high risks.

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00:00 Intro
00:56 – What happens to my money over time?
02:00 – Stop money from losing value over time.
02:35 – How do I make money?
03:52 – What is an investment?
05:34 – What are shares?
07:09 – How do I buy a share?
08:17 – How do I decide which shares to buy?
09:34 – What’s an index fund?
15:12 – Isn’t investing risky?
20:55 – When should I get started?
23:39 – How much money do I need to get started?
25:39 – How do I begin?

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