How to Invest in College
Wes Westberry
WRD 203 – 204
November 20, 2013
Why Should I Invest during College?

www.hercampus.com

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Steps to Investing
Research
Create brokerage account
Deposit money into it
Research
Start to buy shares
Monitor them

Cont...
I Want to Open an Account
 How much can you spare?
 Do you trust yourself?
 Cheap vs. Expensive
 Choose a company
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Do A Little Research
 Obvious
 Not So Obvious
 Absurd
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What Should I Invest in?
 Use facts from research
 Defensive or Cyclical?
 Narrow it down to a few sectors

 Choose a ...
Know What to Do

 When to Hold
 When to Sell
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Go Make Some Money!

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Works Cited
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Farrington, Robert. “The College Student’s Guide to Investing.” The College Investor. The
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  1. 1. How to Invest in College Wes Westberry WRD 203 – 204 November 20, 2013
  2. 2. Why Should I Invest during College? www.hercampus.com http://blog.chegg.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/money_blocks.jpg http://www.gobankingrates.com/system/uploads/invest-emergency-fund.jpg
  3. 3. Steps to Investing Research Create brokerage account Deposit money into it Research Start to buy shares Monitor them Continue to invest
  4. 4. I Want to Open an Account  How much can you spare?  Do you trust yourself?  Cheap vs. Expensive  Choose a company https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wikinvest.wikinvest.adfree  Complete the application and paperwork  Deposit money into your brokerage account  You’re ready to invest!
  5. 5. Do A Little Research  Obvious  Not So Obvious  Absurd http://www.livetradingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/hold-sell-buy.jpg
  6. 6. 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 www.thaivest.com  Invest in a company
  7. 7. Know What to Do  When to Hold  When to Sell http://www.uspropertysplash.com/how-to-receive-high-capital-gains-on-your-investment-property  When to Buy http://www.worldstockscanner.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/6.jpg
  8. 8. Go Make Some Money! http://financeonlines.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/earn-monet-in-stock-market.jpg
  9. 9. Works Cited  Farrington, Robert. “The College Student’s Guide to Investing.” The College Investor. The College Investor, 26 Jan. 2011. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.http://thecollegeinvestor.com/453/thecollege-students-guide-to-investing/  Kennon, Joshua. “What Is a Brokerage Account?” About.com. About.com, 2013. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.http://beginnersinvest.about.com/cs/brokers1/f/wtisbrokeracct.htm  Kline, Jennifer. “5 Tips for Students Ready to Invest in the Stock Market.” USA Today. Gannet Co, Inc., 19 July 2013. Web. 18 Nov. 2013. http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/campuslife/5-tips-for-students-ready-toinvest-in-the-stock-market  Mladjenovic, Paul. Stock Investing for Dummies, 4th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013. Print. 18 Nov. 2013.  Roth, J.D. “ 27 Money Tips for College Students.” Get Rich Slowly. N.p., 24 May 2007. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2006/08/30/27-money-tips-for-college-students/  United States. Dept. of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Financial Analysts.” Occupational Outlook Handbook. 2012-13 ed.29 March 2012. Web. 18 Nov. 2013.  Watts, Kevin. “3 Reasons You Should Start Investing in College.” The Frugal Farmer. The Frugal Farmer, 10 June 2013. Web. 18 Nov. 2013. http://www.thefrugalfarmer.net/3-reasons-youshould-start-investing-in-college/

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