There are thousands and thousands of investment strategies that cover the internet today. Anything from extremely specific percentages going to each stock to something crazy like investing only in one sector. Having access to so much data and articles on the internet, it’s hard to know what to trust and distrust or even know what to read and not read.
Once you have assessed yourself as ready to invest in college, you will need to next devise a strategy. Many college students do not have a lot of time to think about and research complex investing strategies. This article is here to help the college investor with simple and effective investment strategies.
3 Investment Strategies For The College Investor
Low Cost Domestic Index Fund
Low cost domestic index funds are funds that purchase stocks in U.S. indexes that have low yearly costs and add great diversification to your portfolio. Think of it as investing in a stock that invests and diversifies for you. You buy one stock in SPY and you own a fraction of 500 companies that make up the ETF. [Read more…]