Many finance sites, books, and blogs tend to cater to the “rich” side of the wealth distribution curve. When I finished graduate school and scored my first “J.O.B.” I wanted to invest, but didn’t have enough money to snuggle up with a brokerage firm or reach the minimum funds needed to buy many mutual funds.
If you’ve got $500 (or less), but it’s just sitting there in your bank account because investing seems too complicated like it did for me. Guess what? It’s really not!
Here’s how to invest your first $500, without the complicated crap.