How to Invest in College
WRD 203 – 204
November 20, 2013
Why Should I Invest during College?
Steps to Investing
Create brokerage account
Deposit money into it
Start to buy shares
Continue to invest
I Want to Open an Account
How much can you spare?
Do you trust yourself?
Cheap vs. Expensive
Choose a company
Complete the application and paperwork
Deposit money into your brokerage account
You’re ready to invest!
Do A Little Research
Not So Obvious
What Should I Invest in?
Use facts from research
Defensive or Cyclical?
Narrow it down to a few sectors
Choose a sector
Choose a handful of companies
Invest in a company
Know What to Do
When to Hold
When to Sell
When to Buy
Go Make Some Money!
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