Learning about investing

Recently I have been looking more closely my old notes about investing literature.

When I was a student there were no leftovers in the end of the month. However my situation has changed and I am now a full time employee. I am finally in a situation in my life where I can set some money aside to investments. It seems therefore sensible to start thinking about saving and investing.

Even though I used to be broke while I was a student, I was always curious about investing. I have read several books about it in Finnish (reviewed one here last year: Paras sijoitus: Itsepuolustusopas sijoittajille) and few slightly more advanced ones in English.

Now while I was skimming through material about it, I noticed that last week Trent from the Simple Dollar posted a great post about “Useful Resources for Learning about Investing”.

There he highlights where you should not start learning and where you should. He suggests there several good printable and online resources to look at. They are fairly basic but should be a great way to start learning.

I am personally especially curious about “The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing” mentioned there. It has been suggested in several places alongside “The Richest Man in Babylon” as a great book to learn investing. I have to see if I can get my hands on them later.

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