There are a number of reasons why people choose not to invest in the stock market. Could it be that they don’t know how to get started? Maybe they are afraid they will lose their money. Or perhaps they don’t believe they have enough money to invest. In fact, 61% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 39 find the stock market to be “scary or intimidating”, according to a recent survey by Ally Financial.
Because investing is such an important part of growing your wealth over a lifetime, it is important to overcome these fears and get started sooner rather than later. If you don’t know where to get started, there is help out there. If your parents can’t help you, find a licensed advisor you can trust to guide you.
Read this article to learn about how to get over the rest of your investing fears.