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Personal Finance | The Citizen
Personal Finance 6.5.2017 09:52 am

Stock Investing 101: how to get started

Investing is a lot simpler than people think, but it’s always daunting because it’s your money.

NASTASSIA ARENDSE:  We are talking Investing 101. It can be a bit daunting, especially if you are starting out. You hear guys come on the show talking about particular stocks and how a stock is performing and it’s something that you find quite interesting and you want to get involved. Perhaps you’ve been doing it for a while on your own and you want to re-look at strategies or something along those lines.

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