Why Is Investing Important?

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There are typically two ways to earn money. The first is through a job earning a wage. The second is through investing. But why is investing so important? Investing can help fund your retirement, earn a passive income, and build your net worth. Investing makes the money you earn work for you.

To help you get started on your investment portfolio, we’ve rounded up some investing basics. If you think investing is just for people shouting on the floor of a stock market or with desks full of screens, think again. Investing is for all budgets and comfort levels. From why you should invest to where to invest money, here’s your go-to guide to investing in stocks, cryptocurrency, real estate, and more.