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A University student wondering if investing in stocks is a good idea?

I'm a University student (with a University student budget) and I was wondering if it is worth my trouble and my money to invest in the stock system? I don't know much about it, but it seems like a ...
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Continue to save?

I'm in my late twenties and have, thus far placed a keen focus on having a healthy personal finance. I'm reaching a point where I'm starting to question if I'm placing too much emphasis on it. My ...
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Book or web site resources for an absolute beginner to learn about stocks and investing? [closed]

I'm completely new to the world of investing and stocks. Knowing that I shouldn't invest or buy stocks until I know it well enough, I was wondering which cheap or affordable resources would be the ...
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Dollar cost averaging vs buy low/sell high

It is often said that we should "Buy low, sell high". But we can't know when the market is at its low or high. Another phrase we hear is "dollar cost averaging" Consider: A long term young ...
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When should I start saving/investing for my retirement?

I just started out with my first job and I was curious, what is a good time when I should start with my long term saving plans? Update: Thanks for the advice and I was expecting that answer. So my ...
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What are the options for a 19-year-old college student who only has about $1000?

I was basically wondering what options at the moment a poor student like me would have, if he wants to do his best to accumulate money? I only have about ~$1000 in my savings account, and am a full-...
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Help getting started (I've just opened a trading account) [closed]

I'm new to online trading and to investing. I also don't have a lot of money. I want to start by investing maybe $200 to learn the ropes. I know it's not a lot but it makes me less nervous about ...
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Best way to invest money as a 22 year old?

I currently have a small sum of money of less than $1000, but will be reaching greater than $1000 over the summer due to a summer waiter job. I have been reading about the stock market, but so far I ...
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For the first time in my life, I'm going to be making real money...what should I do with it?

So I'm a college junior taking on my first actual paying internship this summer. I'll be making between $3000-$5000 a month. I know NOTHING about investing money, or what I should do with money ...
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How can you possibly lose on investments in stocks?

Is there any way to actually lose to stocks? Once you buy stocks on 'X' day of the month, the chances of stocks never actually going above and beyond your point of value on the chart are close to none....
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What's the lowest risk highest reward I can invest in for 5 years?

Good day; Canadian here, 23. I'm looking to place money (at a rate of 100$-200$ per month) into savings, for 5 years (locked or not). I don't have a "specific" plan in 5 years. I just need to have ...
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Investment for beginners in the United Kingdom

Apologies if this question has been asked elsewhere. I live in the UK and earn a decent salary. I have never invested in shares or stocks, or bought a government bond. But I have recently started ...
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How to start investing for an immigrant?

All the below description is just to clarify my current situation. I am a 27 y.o. single male immigrant from the third world (in a process of applying for a green card) who works as a developer ...
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Best personal finance strategy to control my balance

I would like to get some insight inside my balance. It's not too complicated: I have very few sources of incomes, very few accounts, nearly no portfolio, etc. Yet it looks like I manage to save much ...
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How to invest after 401k and Roth IRA are maxed?

I'm in my 20's. I'm a big saver and I think I've covered the basics, including: Paying off all high interest (>3%) debt. Getting the full company match out of my 401k. Maxing out my Roth IRA for the ...
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