Introduction to Stocks versus Other Investments

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Why invest in stocks? For the unlimited earnings potential and the ability to fund your life's goals. This very basic-level tutorial on stocks is written for the beginner who wants to learn about stocks from the ground up.

What you will learn

  • What Is a Stock?
  • Why Invest in Stocks?
  • Your Investment Choices

What do you know?

Introduction to Stocks versus Other Investments

We all have financial goals in life: to pay for college for our children, to retire by a reasonable age, to buy the things we want, and more. Unfortunately, spending less than we earn is typically not enough for us to reach our goals. We have to do more; we have to invest our savings and put our money to work. Stocks are quite simply one of the best ways to make your investment dollars work the hardest.