At the ripe old age of 20 I started investing. At first, it was kinda scary, but I’m glad I took the small steps I did in in order to gain comfort with investing. Six years later I can say that starting to invest when I was in my early twenties was the best thing I could have ever done. Setting up my nest egg, albeit small at first has allowed me to grow my wealth and reap the rewards of a bolstering portfolio.
You need to start investing, right now! If you’re confused about where to start, remember that you aren’t alone. Acknowledgement is the first step!
No Avocados were harmed in the writing of this blog post.
A couple weeks ago the internet blamed the lack of millennials in the housing market on our frivolous spending habits. We spend our hard earned dollars on avocado toast which can sometimes cost us $15+, and that’s the reason we can’t afford to buy a home. While $15 toast might seem like a lot to some, giving up this glutinous breakfast delight isn’t going to magically mean you have enough for a down payment on a home. The boomer generation seems to think millennials are terrible with their money and they waste all of it on avocado toast and lattes… but the truth of the matter is that when they were our age they probably had their own version of the avocado toast! Not to mention that homes were far more affordable. Read more »