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Stock Tips for the First-Time Investor (Video)

Stock Tips for the First-Time Investor (Video)

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July 18 2015 10:30 AM

Stock Tips for the First-Time Investor

Learn how to intelligently play the stock market long game.  

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If you didn’t major in finance or economics, the thought of intelligently entering the stock market after college can feel as uncomfortable as the futon you’re sleeping on. Don’t let that fear prohibit you from smartly investing, either through your 401k plan or on your own, in order to play the stock-market long game.

Personal finance expert Helaine Olen has five tips for the first-time investor. It’s easier than you think.