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9 Apr 2013

Investing for the Rest of Us

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by Jesse Mecham

I’ve gone through phases in the past few years, where I feel like becoming a professional investor that does a bunch of research, discovers trends before they’re trends, plays the options games, and makes money “in any market.”

And then I remember that I already have a full-time job, a family, and a garden to tend.

So I go back to my super-simple, a few-hours-per-year investment strategy.

A while back, I wrote a review of Betterment, my investment option of choice (above and beyond my company 401k contributions). The comments on both the post, and our Facebook page, spurred me on to write a 10-day investment course to help people understand why they’re investing, what they’re investing in, and how to get started and stay the course.

It’s an investment course for YNABers.

If you’re interested in signing up for the free course, you can do that here.

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