An Investing Strategy That Works Modest MoneyLeave a comment

Guest contributor, Barbara Friedberg

Are you interested in an easy way to take part of your income, invest it, and have tens of thousands of (dollars or more in the future?

Do you think you need to be super smart, sophisticated and educated to be a successful investor?

What if I told you that I know plenty of people who are in the second half of their lives now, never had particularly high paying jobs, lived quite well, with homes of their own, nice cars, annual vacations-who have high 6 figure (and more) investment portfolios.

Would you believe me?

One of the advantages of advancing age, is experiencing the results of your former behaviors. When my face was broken out with acne as a teen, my mom said, “You’ll appreciate your oily skin later in life, because you’ll have fewer wrinkles”. And she was right!

I wanted to invest in my 20’s and so I started buying stock mutual funds and bonds. My job at San Diego State University in my 20’s offered a 403(b) (U.S. non-profit employee retirement plan), so I jumped in. I wasn’t thinking much about compounding returns or how much money I needed in retirement. My interest was to build up…

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