How to Buy Stocks for Beginners


Investing in stocks for the first time is a daunting task. It can be scary because real money is at risk of loss.  

YOu May ALready Own

However, you may already be investing! If you have a 401K or pension, odds are you own some stock already

How to Buy

Here are some tips for beginners who want to go beyond their retirement accounts and buy stock on their own. 

The basics

A stock is also known as a share and represents the percentage ownership of a company. 


Stocks have more risk and investors can lose money because stock prices may decline during a correction or a bear market.  


The first step to buying stocks is to pick a brokerage. This is a firm like a bank that buys the stock for you.

Online Account

The easiest way to buy stock is with an online brokerage. Fidelty, Schwab, and Vanguard are examples of brokerages. 

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