Knowing how to start investing with just a little bit of money is the first step to building a financial future for yourself.
While returns are never guaranteed, historically S&P 500 — which measures the largest 500 public companies in America — has gone up an average of 10 percent a year, and 13.4 percent a year between 2013 and 2017.
Better yet, real estate can frequently pay you 15% or more on your money (called an “Internal Rate of Return” or IRR). Part of the reason for these amplified returns is that real estate allows you to use leverage (mortgages), because your debt obligations are backed by real assets. [Read more…] about How to Start Investing Even If You’re Broke