Investing, especially when you’re just beginning, can be frustrating! There’s new lingo and technology platforms to learn, let alone knowing what you should invest in. Today our roundtable discusses a recent blog post that lists the 10 things the author hates about investing. From FOMO to YOLO, we talk about how each of the 10 items impacts us and what you can do to become a more savvy and less worried investor yourself. Money coach Sharita Humphrey joins Len, Paula and Diania Merriam for a wide-ranging, fun discussion.
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Our Topic: 10 Things I Hate About You, Investing
10 Things I Hate About You, Investing (Money Bites)
What 10 things does this author hate about investing? We talk about education, feeling the fears, exit strategies and more and our contributors share their opinions on each.
Here are the 10 items listed in the article:
- It has no guarantee on returns
- It encourages action without education
- It is used as an excuse to spend
- It makes people emotional
- It takes time to fully understand
- It creates FOMO
- It scares people into sticking with cash
- It enables greenwashing
- It makes it seem like current returns will last
- It makes it seem like there’s a perfect time to invest
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