After reading and following the advice of so many personal finance and investment books like “The Millionaire Next Door,” “The Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio,” “The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing,” and several others, there are several lessons that come up again and again due to their importance. If you’re a beginner and you want to learn how to invest in stocks, then these are the 10 crucial lessons that you need to know:
1. STUDY FIRST
Warren Buffett, one of the wealthiest billionaires of the 21st century, said that “risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” Whether it’s from books, seminars, blog articles, or anything else, you must read and learn from the best investing guides out there. If you don’t you will likely waste money on “investments” that are doomed to fail, and you will also be VERY easy to scam.
Like what Jim Rohn said: “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” If you start properly educating yourself, you will most likely learn the next nine lessons on your own (and you will also learn several more valuable and advanced lessons as well).