How to Start Investing (And Mistakes to Avoid)

Join our #CreditChat on Twitter and YouTube every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET. This week, we’re going to talk about how to get started with investing (and mistakes to avoid).

Topic: How to Start Investing (And Mistakes to Avoid)

When: Wednesday, February 4 at 3 p.m. ET.

Easy ways to chat with us on Twitter: Twubs or Tchat

Join us on Twitter by using the #CreditChat hashtag – and tune in to the discussion on YouTube. The video panel will include: Christine Benz – Director of Personal Finance at Morningstar Rod Griffin – Director of Public Education at Experian Mike Delgado – Social Media Community Manager at Experian, and others.

We will embed the live streaming video on this page during the chat.If you’re interested in being a guest on Twitter or YouTube for an upcoming chat, please tweet @mikedelgado.

Questions we’ll discuss:

  • Q1: Why is investing important?
  • Q2: How can we get educated on different investing strategies?
  • Q3: What are some of the best/easiest ways to start investing for the future?
  • Q4: What are mistakes to avoid when investing?
  • Q5: What are other ways to invest (aside from retirement accounts)?
  • Q6: What are pros/cons of working with a financial advisor to help with investing?
  • Q7: What are ways to manage our emotions when investing?
  • Q8: What are some tools or online resources to help us with investing?
  • Q9: Any final tips for those ready to start investing?

Check Out Past Chats: